Danapur Cantt is the area including the marked cantonment area and localities around it. In the cantonment area there could be no business of real estate by private parties. Therefore we have included the area west of Danapur Khagaul road via Shaguna More to Cantonment in Danapur Cantt. The area to the east of Danapur Khagaul road we have included in Danapur Bazar heading and it will include Shaguna More, Gola road etc.


Therefore the Danapur Naubatpur road falls in Danapur Cantt area. New Mainpura, New Tarachak, Hathikhana, Anand Bazar, Ragurampur, Chandmari west, Sikandarpur, Faridanpur, Mobarakpur, and area around School of Creative Learning are the areas included in Danapur Cantt.  There is robust growth and development going in this locality. The growth story of Bihar is in reality reflected the most in this area in any and every field.


Danapur actually is a satellite town of Patna. It was constituted as a municipality in 1887; it is located on the bank of the River Sone, which merges with River Ganga at Digha a few kilometers from Danapur. Danapur is a shelter and hatchery for the migrating Siberian Cranes, locally called Janhgil.The Army Headquarters of Bihar and Jharkhand is situated in the army cantonment here.


Flagstaff Ghat on the Gangaat Danapur, built in 1859, is one of the oldest Ghats. Gurudwara Handi Sahib, a Gurudwara of Guru Tegh Bhadur, is a pilgrimage place for Sikhs. Naulakha temple and various historical buildings of British rule are places of interest.


kankarbagh Map


Kankarbagh or Kankarbagh Colony is a neighborhood and residential area in Patna. Once touted as Asia's largest colony, is now one of the largest colonies of Asia and population wise it is Asia second largest colony. Residents have all kinds of facilities in this colony. Well developed drainage system, local markets where everything is easily available, medical facilities, 24x7 availability of doctors. In fact there is Doctor’s Colony in Kankarbagh.


Kankarbagh colony, or garden of kankar (stone chips) is spread in an area of around 900 acres. This colony is divided sector wise and there are parks for small children to play. There is sports complex also in this colony, known as Patliputra Sports Complex. This colony is laced with all facilities for the people living here. Schools are there for the better education of children.


Established back in 1960s, it used to be largest colony of Asia. As it spans such a huge area, there are numerous big and small colonies in it. It stretches roughly from Panch Shiv Mandir in west to Kumhrar in East.


Kankarbagh displays an urban blend of residential colonies. It has a diverse selection of restaurants from Punjabi restaurants to South Indian, road side stall to cafés and Pizza outlets. Several new restaurants and cafes have developed in Kankarbagh. Shopping is one of the favorite recreational activities of the locals. Numerous shopping complexes and retail markets exists in Kankarbagh. Two shopping cum multiplex malls are also in under-construction. Kankarbagh Sabzi Mandi near auto stand is the largest wholesale fruit, vegetable and fish market in Kankarbagh. Other popular vegetable markets include Rajendra Nagar Sabzi mandi, Gandhi Nagar Sabzi mandi and Bhootnath Rd Sabzi mandi. There are almost 30 to 35 parks in Kankarbagh in which Kumhrar Park,Shivaji Park and Lohia Park are the most popular.


SBI, UBI, HDFC, ICICI, BOI, PNB, Axis Bank, Central Bank of India, Allahabad Bank, Standard Chartered, Canara Bank etc are some of the major banks located here. The major landmarks at Kankarbagh are Panch Shiv Mandir in west and TV Tower in Bhootnath Roadetc. It has almost all facilities that one requires while living the city life. Since, this colony took a concrete shape; people from different places have come and settled here.


Kankarbagh is well connected to main areas of Patnaby mini buses. Auto-rickshaw and cycle rickshaw are available at most times. Patna Junction is a Kilometer away from Kankarbagh main road. Patna Airport is located about 7.5 Kms from the Kankarbagh More.