Golghar

Golghar

  • Patna
  • Bihar
  • India
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Golghar, Patna Overview

Golghar
Golghar is another marvelous travel attraction in Bihar. Built in 1786, it served as a famous storehouse to counter the problem of food shortage. After a deadly famine, the British official and Governor of India, Warren Hastings, ordered for the construction of Golghar. This building had a capacity of holding 1,40,000 tons of food. Climbing atop Golghar offers a mesmerizing view of the Holy Ganges.

Why Is It Famous?
Golghar was not built to serve the purpose of tourism. It was built as a granary where a huge amount of food could be stored. It had a capacity to hold back 1, 40, 000 tons of food. It was enough to feed the population of the entire region, including the animals and birds.
It is a building that stands without the help of any pillar. The food stacks were dropped in the granary for the storage.

Best Time To Visit
There is no specific time to visit Golghar in Bihar. This place welcomes the guests throughout the year. Thus, every season is appropriate for visiting this amazing tourist site.

Watch Out!
Do not miss to watch the laser show. It is the best thing an individual can enjoy at Golghar. The laser light show is organized on a daily basis for tourists and visitors. By paying a minimal fee, you can enjoy the laser show.

Reaching There
Patna is well-connected to Bihar via all major roadways, railways, and airways. People reach the city by the state-run buses, broad gauge trains, and flights. Traveling within Patna is done via local transit.

Nearest Railway Station - Patna Junction
Nearest Airport - Patna Airport

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