10 Things To Do When You Are In Patna
10 things to do when you are in Patna
Patna the capital city of Bihar and yet one of the most beautiful places to spend your time. This city is full of beauty and historical mystery. In this article you will get an idea about the 10 best things one must explore when he is visiting Patna.
1. Beautiful Ganga Aarti at NIT Ghat
Every evening a beautiful Ganga Aarti is organized at NIT Ghat, Patna. It is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places to spend your evening. It has a wonderful tourist attraction for river cruise ships with restaurants (floating restaurants).
2. Enjoy chai near Panchrupi Hanuman Mandir, Rajbansi Nagar, Bailey Road
Panchrupi Hanuman Mandir, Rajbansi Nagar, Bailey Road, Patna is one of the holiest and oldest temples in Patna. Long winding queues can be seen at the temple on Saturdays and Tuesdays, the traditional worshiping days of Lord Hanuman. And don’t forget to enjoy a cup of chai along with the most tasty ‘sev and buniya’ being sold just beside this temple.
3. If you are a nature lover, then Patna zoo is an amazing place for you
The real name of Patna Zoo is Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan which is located near Bailey Road. The park was first established as a botanical garden in 1969. Those who are a nature lover then you should visit this place and explore your love for nature and environment.
4. Seek blessings at Patna Sahib Gurudwara
Takht Sri Patna Sahib also known as Takhat Sri Harimandir Ji, is a Gurdwara in the neighborhood of Patna Sahib, India. It is the birthplace of the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh. This beautiful place was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh who was the first Maharaja of the Sikh Empire. This place is a divine beauty. After doing your “Ardaas’’ To Waheguru, don’t miss out the Halwa Prasad and the Langar.
5. If you are a history buff, take a walk to Patna Museum
Patna Museum is the state museum of Bihar. This was built during the British Raj to keep the artifacts. It has a collection of archeological objects, coins, art objects, paintings, instruments, textiles, paintings, bronze images and sculptures and terra cotta images by Hindu and Buddhist artists. It has a rare collection of British-period paintings depicting day-to-day life, as well as a fine collection related to the first President of India, Rajendra Prasad. It also houses a World War I cannon.
6. Seek some peace at Buddha Smriti Park
Buddha Smriti Park also known as Buddha Memorial Park is located near Patna Junction. The park has been constructed at the place where once The historical Bankipur Central Jail of British era existed. Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama inaugurated Buddha Smriti Park and planted two saplings one was brought from Bodh Gaya and the other from Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka of the sacred Bodhi tree. This place will provide you inner peace and a refreshing mind.
7. An architectural marvel, Maner Sharif
Maner is known for its variant of laddu known as Motichoor Laddu made with ghee and promoted by local vendors as being made using the sugar-sweet waters of the Sone river.
8. One stop food and shopping solution, Maurya Lok
Maurya Lok Complex or Maurya Lok is one of the oldest and major business districts and shopping areas of Patna. It contains various shopping complexes, restaurants and many government offices. It is controlled by Patna Municipal Corporation. From food to clothing, it is a one stop solution.
9. Want to take a ride through universe, Patna Planetarium is the best option
The real name of Patna Planetarium is Indira Gandhi Planetarium. It was constructed through Bihar Council on Science & Technology. The Indira Gandhi Planetarium is one of the largest planetariums in Asia. It attracts many domestic as well as foreign tourists. The planetarium has regular film shows on subjects related to astronomy. It remains closed on Mondays.
10. And don’t forget to enjoy Litti Chokha at the Old Litti Shop
Bihar is famous for Litti Chokha. And to enjoy this … the old litti shop near station road. This shop is very old and yet makes amazing litti. Do visit this place and enjoy the famous food of Bihar.
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