Pataliputra Ancient City Famous For Political Affairs

Pataliputra ancient city, Destiny For Political Affairs:

Pataliputra ancient city is one of the famous cities in ancient India. The present Patna is once Pataliputra. The city has many historical events. Probably the city contained 3,00,000 people. Pataliputra ancient city has been changing its name since 2000 years. They are Pataligram, kusumpur, Azimabed and Present day Patna.

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Source: British Museum

The famous Greek traveller Megasthenes visited the city and described Pataliputra as the greatest city in ancient India. He said that Pataliputra city surrounded by the wooden wall and the wall had 570 towers and 64 gates. A deep trench arranged beyond the wall to protect the city from the enemies. Finally the city constructed in the shape of a Parallelogram.
Pataliputra was famous for trading and exporting goods. Hence Pataliputra ancient city located on the Ganduk River, which flows from the North side of the city and merges into Ganges. Son river enters into Ganges from the South, So Pataliputra noted as the best business trading place in ancient times.

Pataliputra Ancient City Attractions:

pataliputra ancient cityPatna has 2000 years history; the famous Indian kings ruled Pataliputra ancient city and did some constructions. The constructions are now in ruined state. So the city has many tourist destinations. Here we can see very famous Hanuman Mandir, every day many tourists and devotees visit this place. Other attracting thing is Agam Kuan well, dated back to 2300 years at the time of king Ashoka rule.

Sikh Devotees also Visit This Place:

Sikh devotees also treat this place very sacred because Guru Govind Singh born at Takht Shri Har Mandir Saheb in Patna. So Sikh people also visit this place as a pilgrimage. Famous Phulwari Shareef Patna planetarium also located in Patna. The famous Patna Museum, which is exhibiting famous ancient Bronze and stone sculptures, terracotta work by ancient artists and the collections of Hindu and Buddhist objects. Daily large number of visitors visiting the Museum and knowing the knowledge of ancient Pataliputra. Moin-Ul-Haque the second largest cricket ground also located in Patna. We can see here British style of old buildings. The present Secretariat and clock tower are very attractive and give information about the architect style of British.

Pataliputra Ancient City Landmarks:

The old Begu Mosque and Pathanki Mosque are the old monuments in Patna. This two Mosque constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah, Jahan’s elder brothers. Qila house also very famous for its display of artworks. Bahadur Radha Krishan collected these artworks from Eastern countries and China and spotted in ‘Qila House’. The famous Sadaqat Ashram also located on the banks of River Ganges in Patna. Padriki Ki Haveli, the famous Botanical and Zoological Park and the garden in Mughal style are other attractive places in Patna.