Places of interest in Patna:
-a huge and impressive granary, built in 1786 to store grains for
the British army following a terrible famine. From the top, it offers a superb
view of the city and the Ganges river.
Har Mandir- one of the holy sites of Sikhs, the second of the four great takhts or thrones in the Sikh world.
The State Museum- a rare collection of coins, paintings, terracotta, bronze and stone sculptures of the Maurya and Gupta periods. It also has Tibetan and Chinese sections and 15 meter long fossil tree.
Kumrahar - archaeological site. Excavations have revealed relics of over a thousand years.
Jalan Museum -a collection of jade, Chinese paintings and silver filigree work of the Mughal period.
Khuda Baksh Oriental Library -it has a rare collection of Arabic and Persian manuscripts, books from the University of Cordoba, Spain and Rajput and Mughal paintings.
TRANSPORT TO/ IN PATNA
Local transport - City buses, auto rickshaws, pedal rickshaws.