AGAM KUAN

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Location : Bihar.
Meaning : Unfathomable Well.
Significance : An Ancient Relic Of Ashokan Empire


Agam Kuan, the unfathomable well, is an ancient relic of the Mauryan Emperor Ashok. Situated a little distance away from Ashoka’s Charitable Hospital in the Kumrahar complex, is this famous Ashokan remain, the Agam Kuan, which is believed to be a part of the legendary hall created by Ashoka.
Agam Kuan
Fa Hein relates that Ashoka, in course of his distant journeys had encountered the kingdom of Yama and accordingly thought of building a hall, resembling the one he had seen there. Later, Ashoka demolished the hall and embarked on projects of compassion and piety










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