Kumhrar Kumhrar Overview

Ranked 9 of 40 sightseeing in Patna

Kumhrar, also pronounced as Kumrahar, is historic city of Patliputra, depicting the remains of the Mauryan Empire from 600 BC to 600 AD. This ancient city is situated about 5 km from Patna Railway Station on the Kankarbagh Road. Over the past years, many excavations have discovered various structures from the Mauryan times.

During the year 1912 to 1915, archaeologists unearthed the Assembly hall of 80 pillars, which can be seen at the site. Other ruins such as Anand Bihar, which was a Buddhist brick monastery, Arogya Vihar, Durakhi Devi Temple can also be seen. The Assembly hall of 80 pillars, also known as the parliament is considered as beautiful example to the intricate architecture of Mauryan Era.

The site also contains the ruins of Arogya Vihar that were said to run by Dhanvantri, who was a famous physician and is considered as the source of Ayurveda. The magnum history of the Magadh Empire can be experienced and seen in the remains by the tourist travelling to Patna.
 

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

Rohit Kumar3.6/5

26 reviews

Old city of patliputra

Kumharar was the old patliputra. Means patliputra city today name is kumharar. There are so many heritage palaces in kumharar such like Maura wood palace etc. You easily reached at kumharar by auto or bus.

Raj Malhotra

Raj Malhotra5.0/5

3 reviews

Has a history of the kings

Kumhrar is a historical place in Patna, Bihar. It is near about 5km from Patna railway junction. It is related to Chandragupta Maurya and his kingdom which was the greatest king in history of India. Every person can walk in the Kumhrar Park. You can reach here by any routes from Patna junction, Hajipur, Patna city etc.

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Kumhrar Kumhrar, Patna

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Kumhrar Kumhrar, Patna
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Kumhrar Kumhrar, Patna
Kumhrar Kumhrar, Patna

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Kumhrar Kumhrar, Patna
Kumhrar Kumhrar, Patna

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Kumhrar Kumhrar, Patna