Patna is a perfect stopover to get fascinated during your holidays. This beautiful city allows tourists, no matter from India or abroad spend an amazing holiday with their near and dear ones. Vacations excites everyone and Patna is no less than a paradise. Featuring a history of over 3000 years, Patna beautifully steeped into rich heritage and culture invites tourists and welcomes each of them with open arms. While here, visit the attractions such as State Secretariat Building, Phulwari Sharif, Sinha Library, KhudaBaksh Oriental Library, Qila House and many others. Enjoy the food, lovely shopping and witness the local living of the land wandering around by means of the local transport system.
what to visit in Patna?
Nalanda establish in 5th century, is one of the most important tourist place that attract people from all parts of the world. It is rank among thwe first residential universities in the world. It has student visiting from various parts of the world.
Sanjay Gandhi Botanical Garden
Sanjay Gandbhi Botanical Garden established in 1969 is home to 110 species. Some of the animal found here include tiger, white tiger, hippopotamus, lion, monkey and many more. The garden has over 300 species of plants, trees and herbs.
Agam Kuan is considered the most ancient and important archaeological site in Patna. Built during the period of Ashoka, the Mauryan king, Agam Kuan has many legends associated with it. With a depth of 105 ft and perimeter of over 20 feet, the well was constructed by Ashoka to torture people. It is also believed that it was where emperor Ashoka had his 99 brothers drowned to capture the throne.
Mahavir Mandir is dedicated to hanuman. It is believed that this temple was built in the year 1730 AD. It is the holiest temple by followers of hindu faith. With over million pilgrims visiting the temple every year.
Bangalore, now called Bengaluru, is the capital city of Karnataka in south India. The city has earned several names such as Silicon Valley of India, Pub Capital of India, Air Conditioned City, and City of Gardens. Prior to the IT revolution, Bangalore was known as Pensioners’ Paradise. Now, it’s a wonderful blend of past and present. Although Bangalore may not have as many iconic attractions as other major cities in India, it does have a great mix of history, architecture, culture, spirituality, and nature.
What to visit in Bangalore?
Built in 1887 by Chamaraja Wodeyar, Bangalore Palace is inspired by England’s Windsor Castle. This palace has Tudor-style architecture, with fortified towers, arches, green lawns, and elegant woodcarvings in its interiors. The royal family still lives there. On display are all kinds of memorabilia, family photos, and portraits. The palace is open from 10 a.m. until 5.30 p.m.
Tipu Sultan Palace and Fort
Situated inside the Bangalore Fort area, Tipu Sultan’s Palace was originally built by Chikkadeva Raya in mud. Later, Hyder Ali started reconstruction in Indo-Islamic architecture. This was completed by his son, Tipu Sultan, in 1791. The Hindu temple seen in the courtyard of the fort is the proof of Tipu Sultan’s religious tolerance. The palace is open daily from 8.30 a.m. until 5.30 p.m.
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
This expansive garden started out as a private Mughal-style garden for the city’s royal rulers. It was established in 1760 by Hyder Ali and later extended by his son Tipu Sultan. It now covers 240 acres, and derives its name from the red roses that bloom throughout the year there.
Picturesque Ulsoor Lake is spread over an area of 125 acres in the heart of the city, north of M.G. Road. It was constructed by Kempegowda II. It’s open daily, except Wednesdays, from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. Boating facilities are provided by the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation. There’s also a walking track around the lake.
So, book your flight ticket from Patna to Bangalore and enjoy the trip.