Dinara is a developing city in the Rohtas district of Bihar, India. It is part of Patna Division and is a block headquarters too. The cities near to Dinara are Nokha (18 km), Bikramganj (23 km) and Sasaram (36 km). Dinara straddles the border between Rohtas and Buxar districts. It is a densely populated city with burgeoning prospects. There are a lot of places of tourist interest in Dinara for the eager traveller.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Dinara, nearby Rohtas has a few good budget hotel options. These include Hotel Sone Breeze (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above) and Vandana Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500 and above).
The official language of Dinara is Maithili. No other languages are spoken here.
The important festivals of Dinara are the Hindu festivals of Holi, Dussehra, Sri Rama Navami, Sri Krishna Janmashthami and others.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Dinara. The Rohtas Fort (36 km) is a famous historical monument. Constructed by Raja Harishchandra, it was captured by Sher Shah Suri who established his dominion over the area. The Samrat Ashoka Pillar in Kaimur Hill (38 km) is another historically important monument. Dinara has a few temples for the religious-minded too.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Dinara is Gaya Airport in Gaya. The airport is located 117 km away from the area.
Dinara is connected by Buxar Railway station that connects it to other places in Bihar.
There are daily bus services to Dadarwas, Biaora, Dewas, Binaganj, Guna, Indore, Kolaras, Maksi, Raghogarh, Sarangpur and Shajapurs. The best bus operator that offers good service to passengers is Rai Bus Service. Online bus booking facility is the most convenient way to book your tickets.