Patna, the erstwhile town of Pataliputra lies to the south of the Ganges. This ancient town has seen the increase & fall of the many empires, and has served because the center of culture, spirituality, politics and commerce for several years. Since Independence, Patna has been the capital of Bihar.
On the outskirts of Patna and explorable as day tours square measure the Buddhist, Hindu and faith pilgrim's journey centers of Vaishali, Rajgir, Nalanda, Bodh Gaya and PawaPuri. Patna town is additionally a sacred town for the Sikhs, it's here that the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh was born. Patna is accessible by road (National main road 30), it's conjointly on the most line of the jap Railway and has a world airdrome with choose flights to South-East Asia.