Purnia is a city of the Purnia dictrict of the state of Bihar. This place has a population of around 400000 people and its literacy rate of 75% is above the national average. It has been the centre of education in this region of Bihar. Purnia is famous for ‘Anaaj Mandi’ which is a major grain storehouse and one of the biggest suppliers of grain across this region of the country.
Places to Stay
There are accommodation options in Purnia such as Harsha Hotel (Rs.900), Hotel Renu Vihar (Rs.850) and Hotel Shine (Rs.1000).
Diwali, Navarathri, Chhattha and Holi are the major events across the year.
Maithili, Hindi and Bengali are the local languages spoken in Purnia.
Places to Visit
Shri Ankulchandra Thakur Satsang Ashram and Bhupendra Mandir are about 35km away from Purnia.
How to Get There
Purnia Airport has restricted connections to Patna and Kolkata. Travellers are recommended to make father connections from Bagdogra, 150km away.
Purnia Railway station is the local railway station at Purnia. There are weekly trains to New Delhi, Patna and Kolkata which have great connectivity to the rest of the country.
NH31, NH57, NH107 and SH 62, SH65 and SH77 pass through Purnia making road travel most convenient. BSTRTC and local buses are ideal for inter and intra state travels. You can now book your bus tickets from a number of travel portals checking out for the best bus ticket prices.