Patna (Bihar)

Patna or Patliputra was the capital of the great Magadhan empire. The Patnamuseum contains a First World War cannon, the Maurya, Gupta and Buddhist sculpture and terracotta figures, the world's longest fossiled tree (16 meters, 200 million years old) and many stuffed animals. Other attractions are the zoological-cum-botanical gardens, the Gandhi maidan, Sadquat ashram, new planetarium, the 29 meter high granary, Har mandir Takht, Qila House, Pathar ki masjid, Sher Shah masjid, Khuda Baksh Oriental library.