Patna travel guide

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You're Going to Love Patna

Famous for its exquisite rice, Bihar's capital city buzzes with energy. Long a center of the Magadha Kingdom, Patna boasts historic places, great food, and day trips to entertain anyone who visits.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Patna

When to Visit Patna

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Generally, the best time to visit is between October and February, when the weather isn't too hot, and you won't be drenched by the monsoon.

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How to Get to Patna

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Where to Stay in Patna

Patna has some truly luxurious hotels to choose from, including the Hotel Maurya, with its pair of pools, and the reliable Hotel Patliputra Continental.

Popular Neighborhoods in Patna

Where to stay in popular areas of Patna

Most booked hotels in Patna

How to Get Around Patna

The Cost of Living in Patna

Shopping Streets

Central Patna is the place to shop for gifts, and most of the stores are clustered around Maurya Lok, but there are malls as well, like P&M Mall.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets include 9 to 9 and Daily Needs, where 12 eggs will cost you approximately ₹60.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
S$ 3.25
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
S$ 43.17
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
S$ 0.30
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
S$ 2.01

Where to Eat in Patna

If you want to try authentic bihari kebabs or curries, try Pind Balluchi, Takshila, or Baba Hotel. And don't miss the sambar (vegetable curry) at Bansi Vihar either. Expect cheap, high-quality food, with meals costing around ₹150-200.