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Overlooking the Maidan the huge beehive- shaped Golghar was built in 1786 as a granary to store surpluses against possible famines. The Golghar was built by Captain John Garstin at the instigation of the British administrator, Warren Hastings following a terrible famine in 1770 but it has scarcely been used since that time. It stands about 25 metres high and steps wind around the outside to the top where you have a fine view over the town and the Ganges.
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