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Buddha Smriti Park, Patna

Categories: Nature & Parks
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4.3/5 based on 85 reviews on the web
Buddha Smriti Park also known as Buddha Memorial Park is a union 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 Lord 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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  • There is one in Delhi, which is well known.. this one is not son known.. I found the litti chokha being sold around the park,more appealing. It is such a travesty of pulling in Buddha for every reason...  read more »
  • We can not enter with any edible item.looks like it is Just made for jogging. No place for children. There is not a single canteen in it. 
  • I with my wife both senior citizens visited this place on 15-09-2016 at 4.00pm.It was a very hot day. After completing my sightseeing tour of patna this was the last. It is a nice informative place no...  read more »
  • I loved this place very neat, peaceful and fantastic place.
  • Visiting this place gives peace to mind A'some lazer light show 👍
  • A place worth visiting. Laser show is awesome..
  • mind soothing experience.
  • Very peaceful place i luv it
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