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Ashoka victory

One of the remaining historical place which reminds about the cruelty of The Great Ashoka(Later... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
New Delhi, India
Need Recognition and Maintenance

For such a historic place, the maintenance is not so good. Also its recognition is not so good as... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2017
Patna, India
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

One of the remaining historical place which reminds about the cruelty of The Great Ashoka(Later turned Buddhist monk). This place needs government attention because still being present in the heart of Bihar capital, development has not crawled upon.

Thank Nitesh_Rajput
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This temple holds an auspicious place in the hearts of the localites. It is really easy to get here either through autos or cabs. The locals believe that King Ashoka had beheaded his 99 brothers and thrown their heads in the well inside this temple....More

2  Thank shwetajha2201
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Located inside Sheetala Mata Mandir compound this well needs more recognition. This site has historical as well as religious importance. Some maintenance won't do any harm too.

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Reviewed May 30, 2017

For such a historic place, the maintenance is not so good. Also its recognition is not so good as many people don't know where exactly is this place.

Thank kumarvijay2017
Reviewed April 30, 2017

The structure of the surface is constructed with eight arched windows.Popular folklore also states that this was the well,where King Ashoka drowned his 99 brothers in order to get the throne of the Mauryan Empire.At present the well is considered as auspicious for many religious...More

Thank kmegha911
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Agam Kuan, which literally means "Unfathomable Well", is well shrouded with myths. During 1890s, the British explorer, Laurence Waddell, while exploring the ruins of Patliputra, identified Agam Kuan. This well was constructed by the famous Mauryan Emperor, Ashoka (304–232 BCE) for the purpose of torture...More

1  Thank samirganguli
Reviewed February 5, 2017

So I have rated this as terrible . It is if you look at it from a purely Historical perspective. The whole place has been taken over by a temple with the accompanying crowds who come there to cure themselves of Small Pox . The...More

Thank Rahul U
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Its a saying that King had killed his brothers and dumped in this well. Situated near Gulzarbagh Railway station also has Sheetla Mata Mandir.

Thank amitkumar_bec
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

I with my wife both senior citizens visited this monument on 15 - 09-2016 at 11.30am while in Patna after Patan Devi temple. It is famous for a reason that Samrat Ashok had killed their brothers in throw in this well. There is a big...More

Thank vishnukul09
Reviewed July 13, 2016

In the campus of Shitla mata Temple this well is located, It is just south of Gulzarbagh railway station. There are many stories connected with this well. King Ashoka killed & thrown all his 99 brothers in this well. Another version is that it was...More

Thank sudhir k
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