Patna is one of the thirty eight districts of Bihar and the capital of Bihar. Patna is one of the oldest places in the world history and it was founded in 490 BC by the king of Magadha and ancient Patna known as Pataliputra, was the capital of the Magadha Empire under the Haryanka, Nanda, Mauryan, Shunga, Gupta and Pala empires. Pataliputra was a seat of learning and fine arts.
Patliputra was home to many astrologists and scholars including Aryabhata, Panini, Vātsyāyana, Chanakya and Kālidāsa. Blocks under Patna district: Patna Sadar, Phulwari Sharif, Maner, Danapur, Naubatpur, Bikram, Masaurhi, Sampatchak, Paliganj, Fatuha, Khusrupur, Daniyawaan, Bakhtiyarpur, Barh, Belchi, Athmalgola, Mokama, Pandarak, Ghoswari, Bihta, Dhanarua, Punpun
Jay Prakash Narayan Airport is a customs airport located in Patna, the state capital of Bihar in India. Assembly constituencies of Patna district: Patna district is divided into fourteen assembly constituencies as Mokama, Barh, Bakhtiarpur, Digha, Bankipur, Kumhrar, Patna Sahib, Fatuha, Danapur, Maner, Phulwari, Masaurhi, Paliganj, Bikram
Places to Visit in Patna, Bihar. Golghar - Built in 1786. A revolving restaurant, the biggest in the country is present here atop the tallest tower in Patna, on the 18th floor of Biskoman Bhawan. The River Ganga flows through Patna and one cannot leave here without experiencing a boat ride near Gandhi Ghat. Gandhi Maidan. Patna Museum. Hanuman Mandir, Srikrishna Science Centre, etc...