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    Location: Opp.-Govt. Girls High school, Ashok Rajpath, Patna, Bihar 800001, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 hours.

    Phone number not available

    Golghar is situated in Patna city under the state of Bihar, India. Patna is a very devolved city. It is the biggest city in Bihar state. It is situated on the bank of the Ganges River. Patna contains almost 2.5 million people. This city is the top tourist destination in Bihar. Many people come from home and abroad to visit the historical places located in Patna city. Golghar is one of them.


    It is one of the top attractions of the town. The entire environment of Golghar is really attractive. You can spend time with your family and can make a trip with your friend also. It is a perfect place to remove your monotony here.


    There is not too much history behind this place. Golghar was built by the Indian government. Golghar is located very close to Gandhi Maidan. The architecture was designed by Captain John Garstin. Construction was completed on July 20, 1786. The roundhouse is 29 meters in height.

    Inside/Outside Views

    golghar enjoyingThe whole view of this place is quite amazing. The environment of this place is very beautiful. Besides this place is neat and clean. Golghar is popularly known as Round House. Basically, for its round extractor, it is called Roundhouse or Golghar. You can see the panoramic view from the top of the Golghar. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Patna. Many popular movies were shot in Golghar.

    Opening Hours

    Golghar opens at 10:00 AM in the morning and closes at 5:00 PM in the evening. It only stays closed on Fridays. It opens during the public holidays also.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee needed to enter Golghar. It is free of cost. You don’t have to pay any extra charge for that.

    Near Restaurants

    Near Hotels

    How to Reach

    By Air: You can reach Golghar by air. The closest airport to Patna city is Loknayak Jayaprakash airport which is too near Golghar. It is an international airport. So you can get both domestic and international flights from here. If you really want a comfortable journey you can go to Golghar by air.

    By Rail: This place can be visited by train also. The closest railway station from Golghar is Patna Junction. It is 2.3 km away from Patna city. If you want a peaceful journey you can try it. From the station, you can hire a taxi or cab and can reach your destination Golghar.

    By Road: This place is also visited via road. The roads of the city are so well. In Patna, you can find various kinds of local transport services as well as buses, taxis or cabs. In Patna city, bus services are so good and the people of the city use bus services for travel within the city. You can also hire private transport like a taxi or cab and easily reach your selected place Golghar.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should take the essential things of yours.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?
    Ans: Of Course, it is safe to visit. There are many volunteers employed to look after it. If you have any need and if you have any problems you can take help from them or for your help here is the local police station location for you.
    • Location: Budh Marg, Near Golghar Chauraha, Bans Ghat, Lodipur, Patna, Bihar 800001, India
    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed inside Golghar. It is absolutely free. You can take your single camera or video camera inside the Golghar and you can take the majestic view of the Golghar on your camera. You don’t have to pay a charge for that.

    Que-03: Is a parking zone available in Golghar?

    Ans: No, there is no parking zone available in Golghar. You have to park your vehicles at the hotel where you are staying or you can hire any parking area from somewhere. 

    Que-04: Best time to visit Golghar:

    Ans: Golghar can be visited at any time throughout the year. But the best time to visit Golghar is between October to March. Between this time the watcher of the city remains favorable. On hot days, Patna has very hot weather. Temperatures of 40 degrees Celsius are very common here. But between October and March, the weather is somewhat favorable, So if you go to Patna during this time, you will be able to enjoy your journey in a very beautiful way.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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