Gaya is of historical significance and is one of the major tourist attractions in the southern part of the state of bihar. Gaya is 116 kilometres (72 mi) south of patna, the capital city of bihar. It is the states second-largest city, with a population of 470,839, and is the headquarters of gaya district and magadh division. The city is surrounded on three sides by small, rocky hills (mangla.). Join facebook to connect with gaya patal and others you may know.