Patna is the capital of the State of Bihar , with a population of approximately 1,5 million.
The historical monuments and beautiful countryside make it an interesting place to visit. Patna's most remarkable monument dates from the British era.
Patna is an important business centre of eastern India. More importantly, it is a gateway to the Buddhist and Jain pilgrim centres of Vaishali, Rajgir, Nalanda, Bodhgaya and Pawapuri.
Patna Airport code: PAT