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Buddha Smriti Park, Patna

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Buddha Smriti Park also known as Buddha Memorial Park is an urban park located on Frazer Road near Patna Junction in Patna, India. This park has been developed by the Bihar Government to commemorate the 2554th birth anniversary of the Buddha. This park was inaugurated by the 14th Dalai Lama.OverviewThe park has been constructed at the place where once The historical Bankipur Central Jail of British era existed. After a new central jail was built at Beur on the outskirts of Patna, the old jail become redundant. The park is a brainchild of the Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar. Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama, on 27 May 2010 inaugurated Buddha Smriti Park and planted two saplings one was brought from Bodh Gaya and the other from Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka of the sacred Bodhi tree. A branch of the original Mahabodhi tree at Bodh Gaya is believed to have been taken to Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka by Emperor Ashoka's son Mahendra. The Sri Lankan delegation had brought a sapling from this tree to planted at the Buddha Smriti Park.
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  • It is the memorial park of the lord gautam buddha where you can get the knowledge and teachings of buddha  more »
  • The Spark is awesome and ideal place for kids people come here for recreational activities and enjoy their free time  more »
  • Person close to nature can find the best place in his lifetime others silence and is eternal peace can be found  more »
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  • Awesome place, I went there for my school picnic. I really enjoyed there. Words are less to describe the beauty of this place. According to me everyone going to Patna must visit this place. It gives you lots of good memories to cherish.......
  • Amazing place to spend time with Friends... Well maintained & well decorated... Most important thing is that it is very near to Patna Juction which helps the travellers to visit & keep enjoy with their families. A better place for hangout... A good place for meditation & yoga...& much more.😊😊
  • Nice and beautiful and with a lot of restrictions. It is not allowed to walk on most of the grass areas and even if a kid enters into they start shouting. And the most part eating and drinking is not allowed to a very high extent.
  • Amazing place near railway station, most memorable time is 6 pm before park closing. You cab enjoy great art with water lager.
  • The park is absolutely beautiful, so is the museum and the stupa. Peaceful and green. Best time to go in the summers - by 4PM in the evening and any time during the monsoon and the winters.

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A fast-growing center of business and commerce, Patna offers a wide range of hotels. Many options in the city gear themselves toward business travelers, offering fairly ordinary rooms with onsite pools and restaurants. Some luxury options lie close to the green spaces in the city center. For budget-friendly lodgings, explore the side streets around the main temples and shrines, where some guesthouses and hostels offer a welcoming place to stay for pilgrims and tourists alike.
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