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#2 of 100 Places To Visit in Patna
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Gandhi Maidan, Patna, 800001 Bihar, India
entry fee
No Entry Fee
All days of the week
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
visit duration
30 minutes to 1 hour

how to reach golghar

Golghar is located at a distance of just 2 km from the popular Patna Museum. Patna Junction is 2.6 km from this attraction. Easy availability of public transport has made the travel to any part of the city easy and convenient.

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about golghar

Located to the west of the Gandhi Maidan in Patna, Golghar is a spherical-shaped monument that was built the British army. This massive granary was used as a storehouse during the times of famines. It was built by Captain John Garstin, an engineer working with the British East India Company. The construction of Golghar was completed by July 20, 1786. The base of this masterpiece measures approximately 125 m in width and has a dual spiral stairway that leads to the top of the building, offering a picturesque view of the city.

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10 Golghar reviews
Peeyush Raj
Peeyush Raj
Architectural masterpiece for granary.
Nov 12 2015
GOLGHAR.. a ROUND HOUSE; constructed for storing grains for British Army residing in Bihar. This is architectural masterpiece, situated near the bank of HOLY GANGES was completed on July 20th, 1786 by Capt. John Garstin on order of then Governor-Gene ...... read more
Abhi Kuma
Abhi Kuma
Scary Beauty
Jun 28 2014
Yes the word scary is because the height of this is really big and we have to take stairs to reach to the top.It is really scary.But the excitement was full so we enjoyed so much.