Arwal is the seat of administration of Arwal District
, in Bihar
. It is a major center for agricultural trade in the district. Arwal is situated 60 km south of Patna
Shwetambar Temple, Golghar and
Har Mandir Takht-a Sikh shrine, in Patna and the Bhojeshwar Temple, known as the Somnath of the east, constitute interesting excursions around. Sone River flows nearby.
Nearest airport is at Patna and railway station is at Jehanabad. By road, Arwal is linked with Jehanabad, Patna and Bhojpur.