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Site of Mauryan Palace

Site of Mauryan Palace


Site of Mauryan Palace | 20 Onwards

The Mauryan pillared hall at Kumrahar was brought to light by excavations conducted by Archaeological Survey of India in the years 1912-15 under D.B. Spooner with the funds donated by Sir Ratan Tata. The Mauryan palace is located at Kumrahar about 6 km east of Patna railway station. In 6th Century B.C., it was a small village where Buddha, sometime before his mahaparinirvana, had noticed a fort being constructed under the orders of King Ajatasatru of Rajagrih for defense of Magadh kingdom against the Lichchavi republic of Vaisali.

The site of Mauryan Palace main attraction:
There is an exhibition hall at the site which depicts the story of Kumrahar through antiquities, photographs, translites, diorama and other illustrations for the convenience of visitors.

Best time to visit the site of Mauryan Palace
October to March are the best months to visit the site of mauryan Palace. While summers get too hot and winters too cold, the early winter months, however, stay pleasant and hence serve the best time to visit.

The site of Mauryan Palace timings
The site of Mauryan Palace is open to people all days of the week from 6 am to 6 pm. For Indians, the entrance fee is Rs. 25 and for foreign nationalities, Rs. 300.

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • Visitor shall be required to show an original photo identity proof at the entry to the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
  • This monument is a Non Smoking zone.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Refund policy later for any transaction is not permitted as per the guidelines of the Archaeological Survey Of India so refund for any transaction under any circumstances won't be possible.