Best Tourist Attractions to Explore in Patna
Author : HappyEasyGo India | Published On : 23 Mar 2021
Earlier known as Patliputra, Patna has some marvellous monasteries, museums, museums and ancient ruins that attracts several tourists to the city every day. Book a cheap hotel in Patna, and start exploring the city by visiting some of the famous attractions of the city as mentioned below:
An abode to a lush green garden, Golghar is a stupa-shaped structure that is surrounded by 145 stairs. On reaching the top, you can witness the enticing beauty of the entire city. Gentle blowing winds, and serenity sweeps all your worries and relaxes your body and soul. You can even plan a picnic with friends or enjoy the light and sound show with your loved ones.
Opening hours: 10 AM to 5 PM
- Srikrishna Science Centre
Built in 1978, this well-equipped science centre showcases a wide variety of amazing exhibits of principles of science. The place has more than 150,000 footfall every year. The museum is one of the top museums in the city. The place is awe-evoking for both adults and kids.
Opening hours: 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM
- Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park
Built in 1973, plan your easy trip to visit one of the India’s 16 largest zoos. Covering an area of 618966.69 sq. km, the zoo has 800 animals and approximately 110 animal species to discover. The animals are kept separately according to their species in various rooms such as Saap Ghar (Snake House). The major attractions of the zoo include tigers, leopards, jackals, blackbucks, elephants, Himalayan black bears, zebras, giraffes, Indian rhinoceros, pythons, emus, hippopotamus, white peacocks, and crocodiles.
Opening hours: 5 AM to 6 PM (Monday closed)
- Takhat Sri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib
Popularly known as Patna Sahib Gurudwara, this holy pilgrimage is located on the banks of River Ganga. Irrespective of their religious traditions, this holy place welcomes visitors from all around the world. You get to attain serenity, calmness and closeness to God at the gurudwara. The white marble structure of the place adds to the beauty of the Patna Sahib.
Opening hours: 5 AM to 9 PM
- Bihar Museum
History buffs, book your cheap hotels in Patna now to pay a visit to this epic museum and know more about the ancient history of the state. Covering a land of 5.6 hectares, the museum has exhibits of ancient artefacts dating back from century-old Patna. The museum also has educational areas and galleries.
Opening hours: 10:30 AM to 5 PM
- Patna Planetarium
One of the oldest and the largest planetariums of Asia, the Patna planetarium is a well-designed complex with a chic auditorium. You can enjoy exhibitions and movie shows related to universe inside this vast auditorium. Many people collect here to watch the eclipse and meteor shower. If you are curious to know about cosmos, this is a must-visit place for you.
Opening hours: 11:30 AM to 5 PM (Closed on Monday)
- Chhoti Dargah
This 3-storied mausoleum is situated 30 km away from the Patna city on NH-30. Boasting of marvellous architecture, the Chhoti Dargah is a popular religious place where Makhdum Shah was buried in 1616. The area is a place of worship where you will seek blessings and tranquillity.
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