About Kankarbagh, Patna
Kankarbagh is one of the renowned residential neighbourhoods in Patna which used to be the largest colony in Asia during the early 20th century. This urban settlement is divided into various well-developed sectors and blocks that have ample facilities to cater to the varied needs of its residents as well as visitors. There are many shops, restaurants, banks, schools, hospitals, fitness centres, and other amenities within easy reach of hotels in Kankarbagh, Patna. The locality is also home to several landmarks, including the well-known Patliputra Sports Complex and the popular Kumhrar Park, which exhibits many artefacts.
Shopping and Dining in and around Kankarbagh
During their stay at Kankarbagh hotels, tourists can explore various markets and shopping complexes in the vicinity that sell an array of items like clothes, footwear, accessories, etc. Some of the best places to shop near Kankarbagh are Vishal Mega Mart, Daily Needs, 9 to 9, Khetan Super Market, Maurya Lok Complex and Hathwa Market – all within a 5 km radius of the neighbourhood. To shop their favourite brands, visitors can also head to the famous Cinepolis P&M Mall (10.4 km).
A diverse selection of dining venues is available near hotels in Kankarbagh area for tourists to relish local dishes like litti-chokha as well as multi-cuisine delicacies. Some of the popular places to eat in the locality are Harilal’s, Arush Hotel, Food Adda, Momo Nation Café, Biryani Mahal, Bawarchi, KFC, Domino’s, Keventers and Biryani Adda. Travellers can also explore popular restaurants nearby like AB's - Absolute Barbecues, Foresto Paradise, Barbeque Nation, Aasman, Moti Mahal Deluxe, Indian Summer Café, Bansi Vihar, Al Chef, Kapil Dev’s Eleven and The Biryani Mall, among others.
Places to Visit in and around Kankarbagh
Travellers staying in this part of the city gain easy access to many popular tourist attractions. The Panch Shiv Mandir, Kumhrar Park, Buddha Smriti Park, ISKCON Temple and Shri Krishna Science Centre are all within a 5 km radius of Kankarbagh and can be reached in around 15-20 minutes by car.
Tourists can also plan a visit to the popular Golghar (5.6 km), Bihar Museum (6.5 km), Eco Park (7.6 km), Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park (4.2 km), Funtasia Water Park (8.8 km), and Patna Sahib (9.9 km), which are a must-visit while staying at Patna hotels.
How to Reach Kankarbagh
Kankarbagh is well-connected to different parts of Patna and nearby areas by various modes of transport, including state and private buses, auto-rickshaws and cycle rickshaws. It is located at a short distance from both the prominent railway stations in Patna, namely Rajendra Nagar Terminal (1.6 km) and Patna Junction (3.9 km). Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport is within 10 km of Kankarbagh and offers easy access to the area in nearly half an hour.