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Patna is categorised as Pilgrimage / Business and Transit

Patna Museum (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)
Mahavir Temple (Photo Courtesy: Samtxneo)
Kumhrar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)
Patna Sahib Gurdwara (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)
Golghar Patna (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Patna is the state capital of state of Bihar.
  • Bihar has been home of religious leaders like Gautama Buddha, Lord Mahavir and Guru Gobind Singh and therefore of great pilgrimage importance.
  • Patna is also from where Buddhist heritage destinations of Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Vaishali and Nalanda are accessed.
  • Gaya a Shakti Peetha site near Bodhgaya is also accessed from Patna
  • Patna is home to Patna Sahib Gurudwara, one of the Five Takhts of Sikhism is located
  • Patna is also often access point to visit Samet Shikhar or Shikharji in neighboring Jharkhand
  • Major Sikh Pilgrimage Destinations in India"Patna Sahib is regarded as one of the five holiest takhts (Also known as The Harmandir Takht). Patna is considered a holy city by Sikhs as tenth guru Guru Gobind Singh was born here in 17th Century and spent early years here before moving to Anandpur. Handi Sahib (20 kms) is also visited along with Patna Sahib. "
  • Airports and Access Points for Bihar and Jharkhand"Patna (Airport and Railway Station) is access point to visit Patna Sahib Gurudwara, Hindu pilgrimage of Gaya, Buddhist pilgrim towns of Bodhgaya, Rajgir and Vaishali."
Access Information

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List of Holidays for Patna


  • Ex-Patna Buddhist heritage Break (3 Nights)

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Patna has 6 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Patna Airport and BodhgayaRs. 6161
Pickup/Drop between Patna Airport and Hotel in PatnaRs. 1233
Pickup/Drop between Patna Airport and RajgirRs. 4313

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Patna Sightseeing Including Patna Sahib GurdwaraRs. 2465
Patna to Vaishali visit and backRs. 2465

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Patna Railway Station and Hotel in PatnaRs. 1233

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Destination Ideas

  • Patna Pilgrimage

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Lord Hanuman temple outside Patna station is one of the most prominent temples of Patna and is visited round the year by devotees and visitors to Patna.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Hanuman
    A collection of artifacts related to Mahatma Gandhi and Independent struggle of India.
    Historic Site
    Indian Independence
    Patna Museum is one of the largest museum in India with wide ranging heritage artifacts. There are 11 different sections and it will require interested guests as much as half a day to browse through everything. Patna Museum has the distinction of housing some rare items related to Buddha found during escavations.
    Heritage Museum
    16th century mosque and considered one of the oldest in the country (even predates Moghul era mosque).
    Mosque or Dargah
    A dome like structure, basically a Granary built by colonial raj and today a very promiment monument in Patna.
    Heritage Site
    Colonial Heritage
    Kumrahar is the remains of an ancient city of Pataliputra, located 5 km of east from Patna Railway Station
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    A Private collection from RK Jalan of over several decades and is a must visit for antique and heritage lovers.
    Heritage Museum
    Patna Sahib is regarded as one of the five holiest takhts (Also known as The Harmandir Takht). Patna is considered a holy city by Sikhs as tenth guru Guru Gobind Singh was born here in 17th Century and spent early years here before moving to Anandpur.
    Takht, Major Gurdwara
    Gurdwara Handi Sahib is situated 20 km west of old Patna City. Guru Tegh Bahadur had returned to Punjab in April 1670 leaving his family behind at Patna. The family after leaving Patna Sahib made their first halt here.
    Major Gurdwara
    Vaishali Ancient city is a series of escavations that depicts and celebrates life of Buddha who spent a lot of time around the area.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Lord Mahavir was born on the outskirts Vaishali and lived in Vaishali till he was 22. A large temple is being built now at this place.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    Vaishali is where Buddha preached his last sermon before his death. Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World Peace Pagoda) built by the Nipponzan Myohoji sect of Japan is a major monument in Vaushali where a small part of the Buddhas relics found in Vaisali have been enshrined
    Buddhist Monastery
    Nalanda was an ancient center of higher learning in Bihar. Rajgir (7 kms) was monsoon retreat of Buddha for over a decade. Attraction of the region is the ropeway at Nalanda that leads uphill to the Vishwa Shanti Stupa (Peace Pagoda),Makhdoom Kund and monasteries built by Japanese devotees of the Buddha on top of the Ratnagiri Hills.
    Rides, Monastery
    Ropeway, Buddhist Monastery
    Ghats and temples line the banks of the sacred Falgu River is sacred to Hindus from point of view of a ritual called pinda daan. There are many temples around the river that are visited by Pilgrims. There are many temples such as Vishnupad Temple (marked by a footprint of Vishnu), Mangla Gauri Temple (Shakti Peetha), Prapitaamaheshwara Temple (11th century Lord Shiva temple) and Dakshinaarka Sun Temple (13th century Temple) that are located around the river and are well visited by pilgrims
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Sun Temple, Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha, Lord Vishnu
    Pawapuri is a Jain Pilgrimage site located at 38 kms from Rajgir and 101 kms from Patna. Around 500 BC, Lord Mahavira, the last of the 24 Tirthankaras achieved Moksha or Nirvana. He was cremated at Pawapuri.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    Bodh Gaya is the most important of the main four pilgrimage sites for Buddhism and life of Gautama Buddha. Mahabodhi Temple, located in Bodh Gaya, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is renowned for being the place where Gautama Buddha is said to have achieved Enlightenment,
    Heritage Site, Monastery
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Buddhist Monastery

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
City CentreAn area within 3 km of Patna Junction Railway station where most of the mid-segment hotels are situated.Business3
Railway StationAn area within 1 km of Patna Junction Railway station and recommended for transit travellers.Transit/Business2
Airport in Patna
  • Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Narayan Airport ( PAT ) , Patna
Railway Stations in Patna
  • Patna ( PNBE ), Patna
  • Patna Saheb ( PNC ), Patna
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