It is ancient historical place in Patna where remains of ancient city of Patliputra is available. Kumhrar is one of the most significant historical places in Bihar, which shows the glorious golden era of Mauryan Dynasty that ruled over entire India. The remains and ruins present in Kumharar is enough to prove the strongest dynasties like Maurya and Guptan whihc ruled over not only India but also Afghanistan and some part of Iran in ancient times.
Kumhrar, which is situated in today's Patna, had kept the ruins of the great Mauryan dynasty under the supervision of Archeological Survey of India (ASI).
It is believed that there was the 80 pillars hall of Mauryan dynasty was situated at that very place which marks the ancient capital of many leading king like Ajatshatru, Chandragupta and Ahsoka. During the excavation work more than 72 pillars have been traced out on various occasion.
DB Spooner who revealed many surprising facts regarding the Mauryan dynasty carried out the excavation work of the site in 1912-1915. K P Jaiswal did another excavation work of the site in 1951-55 and he also found eight more such pits. After much excavation, researchers have highlighted the facts of "Assemble halls of 80 pillars' which was the center for ruling the empire. All the ruins found here are belongs to Mauryan dynasty and some researcher suggests that it was the very hall where third Buddhist Council was held in 250 B.C. in Patlipurta during Ashoka period.