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Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library

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perfect place to gain knowledge

This library is not a home just to books and manuscripts, it is the host to a number of rare... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
KumarM332
nice library

its a nice library near Patna University on Ashok Rajpath, I usualy went there for news papers and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
drsameerkr
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

This library is not a home just to books and manuscripts, it is the host to a number of rare paintings and antiques of porcelain, metal, wood, glass etc. as well. These historical artifacts include crockery engraved with the Quranic verses , rings, seals, clocks,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KumarM332
Reviewed 7 November 2018

its a nice library near Patna University on Ashok Rajpath, I usualy went there for news papers and few books and to spend peaceful reading time

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank drsameerkr
Reviewed 12 September 2018

It is situated near Khazanchi Road. One of the best library in Patna. It is free of cost but that creates another problem of overcrowding. So it is generally recommended to reach there by early morning.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Nitesh_Rajput
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank obiwankanobi55
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank RPHWoking
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!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Kumar93011
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kumarvijay2017
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.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank kmegha911
Reviewed 26 March 2017

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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank amitkumar_bec
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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Peter S
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