Gaya is of historical significance and is one of the major tourist attractions of the state of Bihar. Gaya is 100 kilometres (62 mi) south of Patna, the capital city of Bihar. It is the state's 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-Gauri, Shringa-Sthan, Ram-Shila, and Brahmayoni), with the Phalgu River on its fourth (eastern) side. All guest rooms at the happy palace come with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a shower. Each room is equipped with a kettle, while some have a balcony. The rooms include a desk. An Asian or vegetarian breakfast is available each morning at the property. Guests can enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant, which serves a variety of Indian dishes.