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Golghar, Patna

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Climb a giant beehive to get a panoramic view at Golghar, a huge granary built by the British in 1786 to combat effects of the famine caused by Company Rule in Benghal. This modernist 29 m (95 ft) tall structures has a diameter of 125 m (410 ft). It was built in the tradition of stupas without any pillars and using a 3.6 m (11.8 ft) wide wall of thickness at its base. Capable of holding 140,000 tons of grain, the building has a staircase which spirals around it making it possible to climb at the top. Plan to visit Golghar during your Patna vacation using our convenient Patna vacation generator.
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  • golghar is in the city of patna.it is very near from gandhi midan.golghar is round and large room.it is said that it is used for storage purpose of food.from the top of the golghar the view of ganga r...  more »
  • After some remodelling this has become a quite attractive monument. Due to the Prakash Utsav the image has been changed. A must visit for the landmark of Patna. 
  • Golghar near Gandhi maidan in Patna is definitely one of the heritage site of India. It has you will have to climb over 200 stairs to reach the top of this building and from the top, whole Patna will ...  more »