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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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  • The Golghar which is situated near the Gandhi Maidan in Patna was built by Captain John Garstin, in 1786 as a granary NOT for commoners as a curative measure of the severe famine that India faced in 1...  more »
  • I used visit this place since childhood..this was highest building from where you can see whole patna but there were so many building which highest then golghar.. 
  • Golghar offers the gorgeous views of architecture and one can watch the entire part of the city from the top of the building. It is the major attraction in Patna city and become the charm for most of ...  more »