Head quarter of Rohtas District
as well as the Sadar Subdivision Sasaram, the municipal town is a place of historical
The grand chort
section of the eastern railway & Grand Trunk Road pass through it. There are
several monuments nearby town. It is famous for the Tomb of Sher Shah build towards
the middle of the sixteenth century. Hexagonal in shape & build of stone.
It is the second heighest tomb in India situted in the middle of a big tank. It
is a fine specimen of the pathan architecture & attracts tourists. The tomb
of Hasan Khan Suri, father of Sher Shah is also located in the town. This tomb
is also known as Sukha Roza.
Ashok inscription at Chand-tan-pir on a hill near SASARAM is also of historical