Patna is a wonderful traditional-cum-modern city. It has a rich history which gives it a unique place in the Indian history. One who has lived in Patna always misses its warmth and charm. There is a large number of Patnaites who have mere became a on-off visitor to the city due to their busy life schedule. This blog is an attempt to put the various aspect of Patna through visual mode.
Eco Park (Rajdhani Vatika), Patna photos
Eco Park or Rajdhani Vatika is a beautiful park situated in the very center of the city. It is situated in Punaichak area amid the hustle-bustle of the government offices. The park is maintained by the Department of Environment and Forest, Government of Bihar.
The park is divided into two section connected through an underground tunnel. It has two lakes and a canal which passes beside it. A view of the lake in one section of the park.
Aqua Zorbing in progress in the lake. Boat ride is also available in the lake. The entry ticket does not include charges for the Aqua Zorbing and Boat ride. One has to take separate ticket for it.
A view of the Cactus Smriti. This piece of art has been built of Subodh Gupta. It is made up of various kitchen utensils.
A close view of the cross-section of the cactus theme. Various kitchen utensils are clearly visible.
Another piece of art in the park, named as 'Shailesh Raja'.
Inside view of the tunnel connecting the two parts of the park.
Panels in the centre of the tunnel depicting the various aspect of Buddha's life.
The circular ramp in the tunnel. There are two ramps at either side of the tunnel.
The monuments depicting the ruins of Nalanda university. It has been created to show the rich heritage of the state.
A view of the other section of the park. It consists of various themes drawn from the ancient botany literature.
A design depicting the various zodiac signs and various aspect related to each of the zodiac signs.
One of the beautiful designs in the second half of the park.
A general view of the park in evening.
Children's corner in the park. It is situated near the entry gate. No extra charges are applicable for it. However only children are allowed to use the facilities in this corner.
Cafeteria in the park. The park also has a couple of Sudha dairy booth where one can get all its product.
[About the photos : All the photos has been taken through a mobile phone in 2013]
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