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Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library

Patna

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Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library Overview

Ranked 17 of 40 sightseeing in Patna

Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library, which was built in 1900, is situated along the banks of Ganga River. This library is home to a distinct collection of rare Arabic and Persian manuscripts, paintings from Mughal and Rajput Eras. The library is designated as 'Manuscript Conservation Centre' (MCC) under the National Mission for Manuscripts.

It is a historical storehouse of about 21000 original and unique manuscripts and 2.5 lakh printed books. The library was actually opened for public use in the year 1891 by Bihar Khan Bahadur Khuda Bakhsh, however at that time it had only 4000 manuscripts out which 1400 were inherited from his father, Maulvi Mohammed Bakhsh.
 

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
9:30 AM -5:00 PM
Saturday:
9:30 AM -5:00 PM
Sunday:
9:30 AM -5:00 PM
Public Holidays:
9:30 AM -5:00 PM
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Contact Details

Website:
www.kblibrary.bih.nic.in
Phone:
+91-612-2301507
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Famous for:
Libraries
Entry:
free
99% voted as clean

Reviews and Ratings

Kumar Sahab

Kumar Sahab3.9/5

5 reviews

Very old library

Very good and old library, which has old and rare document are available here, people can gain good knowledge here.

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Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library, Patna
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Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library, Patna
Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library, Patna

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Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library, Patna