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Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library

Near Bank Of Ganga River, Patna, India
+91 612 237 1507
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Want some book to satisfy your mind just get in here and ask on reception , really calm place and... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
obiwankanobi55
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Uttar Pradesh, India
Only worth visiting if wanting to see specific books

Very disappointing, had gone here as highly recommended expecting to see interesting manuscripts... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2017
RPHWoking
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Woking, United Kingdom
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“arabic” (4 reviews)
“persian” (2 reviews)
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Near Bank Of Ganga River, Patna, India
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+91 612 237 1507
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Want some book to satisfy your mind just get in here and ask on reception , really calm place and nice location

Thank obiwankanobi55
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing, had gone here as highly recommended expecting to see interesting manuscripts but only given a short slide show - this could easily be done online.

Thank RPHWoking
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

An ocean of knowledge, this library has some serious amount of books collection ranging from modern technology to ancient cultures. You can even find few handwriting ancient manuscripts!

1  Thank Kumar S
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

It is situated just beside the PMCH on the Ashok Rajpath. It has some of the unique journals and books. Built before the Independence it has the history of many Independence soldier as visitors

Thank kumarvijay2017
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

This library is home to a distinct collection of rare Arabic and persian manuscripts,paintings from Mughal and Rajput Eras.It is a historical storehouse of about 21000 original and unique manuscripts and 2.5 lakh printed books.

Thank kmegha911
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

This library houses.some of the unique stuff in the world. One of the most important visit in Patna.

Thank amitkumar_bec
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I visited the KB Oriental Library in case it had any sources relevant to my work. It didn't, but I was fascinated to at least peek into a small but specialised library. I was not impressed with its physical facilities - it has one small,...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

this is one of the best libraries in India with huge collection of Islamic literature. very old and famous. very popular with history lovers and people with interest in islamic literature.

Thank Atif M
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

You can find many relics and piece of writings preserved. Persian,Arabic. This library has an international recognition. Take permission and research here.

Thank zeneriq
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Trove of literature, especially Islamic literature. However, the management should be more careful about the upkeep of the place and the holdings.

Thank SabDSlayer
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