Travel Agent for Patna
Capital of the mighty Magadh and Mauryan empires, Patna has a large number of tourist spots. As a leading group of tour operators and travel agents for India, we can offer you a complete holiday package tour to Patna which serves as a base to a number of important pilgrimage places like Bodhgaya, Nalanda, Vaishali, etc.
Some of the important tourist centres in Patna are:
Takht Harmandir is an important Gurdwara for the Sikhs. It is regarded as the second of the four great Takhts of the Sikhs and consecrates the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh.
Gol Ghar is a storehouse made of stone slabs. With a base 125 m wide and walls that are 3.6 m thick, it has never been filled to capacity.
The Kumrahar Excavation site showcases the remains of the architecture of the region as it was between 600 BC and AD 600. It includes the remains of a large pillared assembly hall of the Mauryan times, parts of Anand Bihar, a Buddhist monastery and some clay figures.
The Patna Museum exhibits a number of ancient coins, paintings, terracotta, bronze and stone sculptures and, finds from Bodh Gaya and Nalanda. The unique 17 m high fossilised tree, which is almost 200 million years old is one of the major attractions here.
Padri ki Haveli, also known as St. Mary's Church is one of the oldest churches of the entire state. The 'Raj' cemetery alongside it has stone graves dating back to 1760 AD.
The Khuda Baksh Library has a large collection of books and rare Persian and Arabic manuscripts. This is the only library having the rescued books of the Moorish University of Cordoba, Spain. Also known as the World of Manuscripts, it also has a rich collection of Rajput paintings.
The Patna Planetarium is one of the largest in Asia. Film shows on astronomy and related exhibitions are a regular feature here.
Some of the excursion sites near Patna are:
Sonepur hosts the largest cattle fair in Asia. It is organised during Kartik Purnima, generally in the month of November and attracts people from all over the country. Elephant rides and a visit to the Hariharnath Temple after bathing in the river on the full moon night are some of the activities that make this fair special.
Lord Buddha preached his last sermon announcing his approaching Nirvana at Vaishali. Vaishali is also an important pilgrimage site for the Jains, for it is believed that Lord Mahavira, the 24th Jain Tirthankar, was born here in 599 BC.
The ruins of the ancient university of Nalanda lie just 90 km from Patna. A visit to this site gives an indication of the importance given to learning since the beginning of the civilization in India.
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