Located in the eastern part of India, Bihar is the 13th largest state by area and third largest by population. Patna is the capital city, famous as the birthplace of the last Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh. The ancient Bihar was a prominent centre of power, culture and learning. Buddha, Lord Mahavira, Kautilya and Chandragupta Maurya, some of the most important personalities of their times, were associated with this royal state. Nalanda and Vikramshila were centres of learning and even today are known as the oldest international universities. The modern Bihar�s economic industry is dominated by agro-based, household and cottage industries. Mango, pineapple, guava, litchi, brinjal, cauliflower, lady finger and cabbage are the main vegetable/fruit productions of Bihar. Chhath is the major festival and is celebrated twice a year. One of the major tourist attractions is Mahabodhi Temple, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Tourists frequently come to Bihar to discover and explore more about its ancient history. In order to make tourists� visit a memorable one, the state offers some of the best hotels equipped with modern amenities. When it comes to opulent hotels, Hotel Maurya of Patna is the ultimate place and is situated close to the railway station, bus stand and airport. Another luxury hotel, Bodhgaya Regency Hotel offers a peaceful ambience and is ideal for all travellers. In category of affordable hotels, Patna offers Hotel President and Hotel Linkway. Located at Bodhgaya, Hotel Vishal International, a budget hotel provides 34 Standard and Deluxe Rooms with decent facilities.