Visit 8 Dynamic Attractions In Patna’s Near Hotel Gargee Grand

Visit 8 Dynamic Attractions In Patna’s Near Hotel Gargee Grand

Experience or Visit 8 Dynamic Attractions in Patna’s near Hotel Gargee Grand. From historic monuments to bustling markets, explore the city’s dynamic sights and immerse yourself in its rich heritage.

Introduction: 8 Dynamic Attractions In Patna’s Near Hotel Gargee Grand

The vibrant city of Patna, located in Bihar, offers modernity, entertainment, and culture. In Patna, Hotel Gargee Grand is a luxury retreat for elegance and refinement. We’ll walk you through a few of the must-see locations close to Hotel Gargee Grand in this blog article to ensure you have a fun-filled and relaxing stay.

1.Golghar: In Patna’s Near Hotel Gargee Grand

Gol Ghar Patna Near Hotel Gargee Grand

Golghar, an enormous granary, was built by Captain John Garstin for the British army in 1786, after the terrible impact of the 1770 famine. The winding stairway around this monument offers a brilliant view of the city and the Ganga flowing nearby.

  • It is pillar-less with a 3.6 m wall at the base height of 29 m. One can climb to the top of the Golghar through the 145 steps of its spiral stairway around it. 
  • The spiral staircase was designed to facilitate the passage of workers who deliver their load through a hole at the top. They descend the other stairs.

2.Buddha Smriti Park : In Patna’s Near Hotel Gargee Grand

Buddha Smriti Park Patna Near Hotel Gargee Grand

In honor of Lord Buddha’s 2554th birthday, the Government of Bihar developed Buddha Smriti Park.

It is an urban oasis sprawling across a generous 22-acre area. The highlight of the park are two Bodhi trees, planted by the Dalai Lama, which flank a statue of Lord Buddha.

Also known as Buddha Memorial Park, it is located on Frazer Road near Patna Junction, opposite the Mahavir Mandir. Aimed at highlighting the life and teachings of Lord Buddha, the multi-purpose park comprises the Pataliputra Karuna Stupa, a meditation center, a library with numerous books on Buddhism, a museum as well as a Park of Memories.

The 200-ft-high Pataliputra Karuna Stupa is a circular structure that is the most prominent feature of the park. It has several entrances and houses a Lord Buddha relic, one of the eight original relics excavated from Vaishali, in a glass enclosure. 

  • There are several other relics, brought by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and a number of monks from Thailand, Myanmar, Japan, South Korea and Sri Lanka, kept in different caskets. 
  • The meditation centre is based on the Nalanda University monasteries’ plans. It has 60 cells and one can view the imposing stupa from each cell. Along with artefacts, there are audio-visual and multimedia presentations about Buddha’s life and teachings in the museum.

3. Gurudwara Guru Ka Bagh: In Patna’s Near Hotel Gargee Grand

Gurudwara Patna Near Hotel Gargee Grand

Three kilometers east of Takhat Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji Patna, in Dhaulpura on the Patna – Fatwah Road, is the beautiful Gurudwara Guru ka Bagh. Surrounded by a green landscape with a Sarovar (lake) in front, the shrine is an oasis of spiritual comfort. 

  • It was built where Guru Tegh Bahadur halted on his return from his missionary tour of the East. His only presence in the garden miraculously transformed the withered grounds into a lush garden, which its owners Nawab Rahim Baksh and Nawab Karim Baksh had gifted to the Guru and named it Guru Ka Bagh.
  • It is believed that the garden belonged to two brothers of noble lineage – Nawab Rahim Baksh and Nawab Karim Baks The garden was once a verdant garden that was the pride of the brothers.

4. Bihar Museum: In Patna’s Near Hotel Gargee Grand

Bihar Museum Patna Near Hotel Gargee Grand

The Bihar Museum embellishes a multitude of artifacts and is a hub of historical knowledge. It is located on Bailey Road in Patna and is a favorite visiting spot. This museum aims to highlight the rich history and culture of India. 

Bihar Museum interior is really appreciated. The premises here are clean and every statue defines its glorious past. 

The museum is open from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM and is a great place to hang out. There are various sections in the museum and the children’s favorite is the artificial wildlife sanctuary. 

5. ISKCON Temple: In Patna’s Near Hotel Gargee Grand

Iskcon Temple Patna Near Hotel Gargee Grand

The ISKCON Temple, Patna, known as Sri Radha Banke Bihari Ji Mandir, is a revered shrine dedicated to Lord Krishna. It is located on Budh Marg in Patna. This 108-foot-tall multi-storey temple is supported by 84 pillars and covers two acres. The establishment’s foundation stone was laid in 1984.

The current presiding deities in the temple are Sri Sri Gaur Nitai, Sri Sri Radha Banke Bihariji, and Sri Sri Ram Janaki Lakshman and Hanumanji. The walls of the temple are adorned with exquisite carvings and embellishments, showcasing different facets of Shri Krishna’s life.

The divine ambiance of the central hall, filled with the melodious tunes of “Hare Krishna & Hare Rama,” draws many attendees. The morning aarti is performed at 4:30 am, followed by several devotional lectures and addresses for devotees conducted regularly.

A meditation and spiritual center, an auditorium, a restaurant, a guest house, and various other multi-purpose halls are part of the premises.

6. Mahavir Mandir: In Patna’s Near Hotel Gargee Grand

Mahavir Mandir, located near Patna Junction, is one of the most popular Hanuman temples. This famous temple is a symbol of devotion and spirit. Every day devotees come here with their wishes, and they believe that Sankat Mochan fulfills their every wish. Many devotees also recite Hanuman Chalisa inside the temple.

On Ramnavmi, huge crowds of devotees throng the Mahavir temple, which makes the view even more captivating. Another feature of the temple is its offerings. The Naivedyam here is famous all over the country.

Many ordinary people are treated at a minimal fee by devotees in the Mahavir temple. Mahaveer Cancer Institute, Mahavir Arogya Sansthan, Mahavir Netralaya, and Mahavir Vatsalya Hospital are run smoothly by this holy temple in the public interest. Whenever you come to Patna, visit the Mahavir temple.

7. Badi Patan Devi : In Patna’s Near Hotel Gargee Grand

One approaches the Badi Patan Devi temple in Patna through multiple lanes in the city. This temple is south-east of the famous Sikh Gurudwara, Harmandir Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Govind Singh.

One of the 52 Shaktipeethas it is believed that the right leg pata and cloth of masati fell at Magadha. This is Maharajganj and Chowk areas of Patna. So two different temples of Badi Patan Devi and Choti Patan Devi have been built in these areas, also called Ma Sarwandkaari Patneshwari. These temples are located east of Patna Railway Junction.

A popular belief is that when Ma Sati’s body fell here, three goddesses-Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasarasswati came into existence, whose idols are placed in the Patan Devi temple.

Another belief is that the name ‘Patan’ is derived from the pata of the Sati, which fell here and the temples were named Badi Patan Devi and Chhoti Patan Devi.

The temple has special significance, as all three powers, Mahalakshmi, Mahasaraswati and Mahakali are present here in the form of stone statues. 

Mahant Vijay Shankar Giriji says Vaishno Devi has three goddesses, they are present there in pinda form only. Inside the sanctum, black stone statues of the goddesses are placed on a throne in a standing posture. 

Their attire is a sari and mukut (crown). As part of Shiva, there is also Vyom Bhairav with the deities. A big havan Kunda (4-5 feet deep) just in front of the sanctum, is where people offer worship materials continuously in its fire and do religious rituals with sindoor and flowers.

A large verandah covers the front space of the sanctum and a havan Kunda lies in front of the exit gate of this verandah.

8. Patna Junction Railway Station: In Patna’s Near Hotel Gargee Grand

Patna Junction Railway Station was opened in 1862 as Bankipore Junction in Bankipore (Bankipur) town, headquarters of the division and Patna district in Bengal, British India. 

The construction of a railway line through Patna was started in 1855 and completed and opened in 1862. Prior to that the transport of raw materials and finished goods was done through the Ganga river. 

The Danapur Division existed on 1 January 1925. The present Divisional Railway Managers’ office building was built in 1929.

In 1948 Eastern Railway started an exclusively third class express train known as the ‘Janta Express’ on October 1, 1948. This initially ran between Patna and Delhi and was later extended from Delhi to Howrah in 1949. This was the first Janta Express train in India.

Patna Junction (station code PNBE) is a major railway station in the capital city of Patna in the Indian state of Bihar. 

It is the main railway station serving Patna. It falls under the Danapur division of the East Central Railway zone of the Indian Railways. Patna Junction is one of the busiest railway stations in the country.


Hotel Gargee Grand in Patna is a gateway to the dynamic attractions the city has to offer in addition to offering a sumptuous refuge. Patna has something for everyone, regardless of your interests—adventure, shopping, spirituality, or taking in the scenery. Discover these must-see sights to make the most of your time at Hotel Gargee Grand and make lifelong memories.


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