Asokanpillar2Great King Ashoka built the Lion Pillar at Kolhua, Vaishali. It is made of a highly polished single piece of red sandstone, surmounted by a bell shaped capital, 18.3 m high.  A life-size figure of a lion is placed on top of the pillar, that is the specialty of this pillar.This pillar beside a brick stupa at Kolhua commemorates Buddha’s last sermon.There is a small tank here known as Ramkund.