Shaheed Pir Ali park is a beautiful park situated near the historic Gandhi Maidan. This park is dedicated to the martyr Pir Ali who had led the Patna uprising during 1857 War of Independence against the Britishers. He was later caught and hanged along with his fellowmen.
It is specially suited for the children. This small park lies in the North-Eastern part of the Gandhi Maidan, in front of Patna District Magistrate's official residence and the Gandhi Sangrahalaya. It is a fun park for children, beautifully set with nature themes. Many kinds of swings and slides are there. Set amidst the bustling traffic around Gandhi Maidan, this park provides a calm environment to the visitors. A small cafeteria is also situated inside the park. The ticket price is Rs 2 (in 2012). If the visitors gets tired by visiting Gandhi Sanghrahalaya or Science Museum, then its a place to take rest and have snacks, before proceeding for next destination.This park is very popular among the families, because of its location, settings and the nominal ticket charge. It draws big rush on weekends. As this park is surrounded by busy traffic road all around, crossing road can be a trouble, as there is no zebra-crossing or signal to halt the traffic momentarily.
How to reach :
Being situated in the vicinity of Gandhi Maidan, it is easily accessible from any part of the City. Entrance gate is in front of DM's residence/St. Xavier's School.
Patna Junction : 3 km
Airport : 8-9 km
Mithapur Bus Stand : 9-10 km
Nearby Places :
Many - like Science Center, Gandhi Sangrahalaya, Golghar, Gandhi Sangrahalaya, Gandhi Maidan etc.