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Built by Captain John Garstir in 1786, Golghar, 29 m high, is a landmark of Patna. It is a beehive-shaped building, and was built to store granary for the British army at the time of possible famine.

A unique feature of this massive structure is that its steps wind around the outside to the top. One can enjoy a spectacular view of the city and the Ganges River from here.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Patna
Location: Patna    


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