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Kumhrar Excavation Park

Sonepur

Kumhrar Excavation Park Overview

Ranked 5 of 13 sightseeing in Sonepur

The Kumhrar Excavation Park has various ancient artefacts of Patliputra and was once the capital of Ajatshatru, Chandragupta and Ashoka. Relics belonging to the period between 600 BC and 600 AD have been found during the excavations.

One of the most prominent artefacts found here is the 80-pillared hall. This hall dates back to 300 BC and is believed to be the parliament of Chandragupta Maurya. A Buddhist monastery, named Anand Vihar, is situated near this park. The Arogya Vihar and Durakhi Devi Temple were also discovered during the excavations.
 

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