Bihar is one of the famous tourist destinations not only in India but also in the world. Near about six million Indian and foreign tourists visit here every year. There have several ancient historical places, Lots of pilgrimage sites, hill area, number of beautiful lakes & damp, lovely waterfalls and many more. The main attractions of the state are the famous ancient Nalanda and Vikramasila University, Mahabodhi Temple at Gaya, the world second largest bridge Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Valmiki National Park at West Champaran district, Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary at Bhagalpur and many more.
The state is a perfect pilgrimage tourist site for all religious followers like, Buddhist, Hindus, Muslim and Janis. There have some examples of religious place or temples like Jalamandir at Shahabad, Ajgaivinath temple at Sultangang, Aranya Devi Temple at Arrah, Chaubishi Jain Mandir at Shahabad, Durga Temple at Uchaitha, Girija temple at Phulher, Harmandir temple at Patna, Jain temple at Masarh, Lord Jagannath Temple at Jagannathpur, Mahavira temple at Vaishali, Mandar temple at Mandar Hill, Mundesvari temple at Ramgarh, Panchayati Jain Mandir at Shahabad, Parasnath temple at Parasnath, Sahasra Kuta Chaitalya at Shahabad, Shri Adinath Mandir at Shahabad, Shri Bahubali Jain Mandir at Shahabad, Singheshwar temple at Singheshwar and Ugratara temple at Maheshi.
some other spots to visit in the state are several hills and forts like Brahmajuni at Gaya, Gurpa Peak at Gaya, Pragbodhi at Kiriyama village in Gaya, Pretshila, at Gaya, Ramshila at Gaya, Gridhakuta hill at Rajgir and forts like Rohtasgarh at Sasaram, Munger at Munger, Raj Mahal at eastern edge of Bihar, Palamu at Aurangabad, Maner on the bank of rivers Ganga.
Travel by rail: If you planned to reach Bihar by Train then Gaya, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Katihar, Barauni and Chhapra Railways Stations would be the perfect destinations. These Raiway Stations are directly connected to Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai.
Travel by air: If you planned to reach Bihar by airways then Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport (at Patna city) and the Gaya Airport (international Airport) would be the perfect destination airports. These airports are directly connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Bangaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune and Ranchi.
Travel by Road: Patna and Gaya are main destination city in Bihar. These cities are well-connected with several National and State Highways. Among them NH-57 goes through Muzaffarpur-Darbhanga to Purnia.
There is a table of approximate distance between Patna (capital Town of Bihar) to other major cities of India. This table data provides you an idia of road distance in the scale of Kilometer (km) from Patna to rest Indian parts.
Distance Patna to -
|Major Cities||Kilometer (km)||Major Cities||Kilometer (km)|
|Purnia||232||Bokaro Steel City||239|