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Golghar

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West of Gandhi Maidan | Nr. Ganges River, Patna, India
+91 92799 06808
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Worth seeing if in Patna

A most unusual structure considering its date of construction. Being restored during our visit with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RPHWoking
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Woking, United Kingdom
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Not upto the mark

When ever u search Patna images Golghar image will come first. But it's always under renovation... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vikram J
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Chennai, India
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West of Gandhi Maidan | Nr. Ganges River, Patna, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A most unusual structure considering its date of construction. Being restored during our visit with scaffolding on one side. Went inside early one morning and surprised considering its thick walls how warm it was, which obviously led to the design not being replicated elsewhere. Set...More

Thank RPHWoking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When ever u search Patna images Golghar image will come first. But it's always under renovation. Dono when the renovation gets over

Thank Vikram J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very large spherical monument used as a storeroom during British rule in India. But now it is poorly maintained.

Thank alokkhurrana81
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Huge structure, was meant for grain storage in ancient times. A staircase runs until the top of the structure. Good view of the city from the top, also lots of other tourist spots near Gol Ghar.

Thank MJROHIT
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It is the tallest building in the town built in the ancient periods to store grains during famine and natural disasters. River Ganges can be seen from the top of this building is an another reason for being so famous. One can get a good...More

Thank great4traveller
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting this place since my childhood. It's a very historical building which was constructed as a godown for storing grains to be used in famines. It was built in 1786. While visiting you just climb up about 150 stairs and then come...More

Thank drpgourav
Reviewed 29 September 2017

gol ghar is a large round house structure .it is situated in gandhi maidan of patna.it was built during british reign.one of the famous monument of patna.

1  Thank zarraralam603300
Reviewed 23 September 2017

It is a primitive granary of its kind, famous for its round structure, it is one of a kind and quite huge.

Thank jyotibhagat7
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is a iconic and historical place in the city. It was made by Britishers. My colleague told in old times it was used for storing food grains.

Thank Ajay_Kaushik
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Golghar is the primary identity of this city. Located near Gandhi maidan, you will always find activities on and around this great structure. If you are not comfortable in climbing this high rise structure, using it's stairs, still must visit there to watch the beauty,...More

Thank alk49
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