Tajhat Palace, Rangpur

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  • The structure is pretty but there isn't much to see outside except a lovely garden. Inside, there is a small but impressive museum which holds objects dating as far as 6th-7th century AD. Some objects...  more »
  • Very close to Rangpur City & you don't need any preplan to visit there. It's a good historical place to visit. Area is not so big, not so small. But try to avoid street foods there, otherwise everythi...  more »
  • I like this place very much..It's a very beautiful palace.Man are going there to know the history that is hide behind the palace,,,it's a museum now.  more »
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  • Best museum just outside Rangpur city to know about the ancient civilizations that used to rule the Rangpur region and many more ancient and beautiful sculptures. Huge area to break the city monotony and find fresh air and see beautiful gardening.
  • A great piece of architecture and also a great place for fresh oxygen in the city. The architectural structure in amazing and the museum is also talking about the history.
  • Tajhat palace তাজহাট জমিদার বাড়ি is located at Mahiganj of Rangpur district of Bangladesh. The place is located only three km south-east from the Rangpur City. Tajhat Jamidar Bari in Rangpur district on of the important attractive Archaeological patterns of the country. The founder of Tajhat Actual estate Manna Lal was professional jeweler. He came at Mahiganj. That time Mahigang was a famous business city & headquarter of Rangpur. Mahi Lal established a building at Tajhat for business per-pus. The long line of Manna Lal Roy's relative succession ends with a grand-grand-son, Giridhari Lal Roy. Since Giridhari adopted Gobind Lal because they had no children who succeeded to the estate in 1879. After they came to live in Tajhat, because of his mass popularity they was Awarded the title of 'Raja' in 1885, 'Raja Bahadur' in 1892 & 'Maharaja; in 1896. Raja Gobind Lal meet a tragic death his own house in the work of earthquake in 1897. After his died his son Gopal Lal Ray Bahadur (1887-1955) got the actual state & start building the Tajhat Zamindar Bari. In 1917 construction of the palace was completed. After the finish of the British rule when banned the Actual estate practices in 1952 the building was gone under the department of agriculture, although it was used for courthouse in the work of the 1980s. In the year 1987 it was turned in to a museum with ancient inscriptions, art & coins from the area on display. Description of Tajhat Jamindar Bari: This tow Stores and east faces building 76.20 m long in the front side. A 15.24 meter wide staircase in the middle Leads directly above the portico to the 1st Floor made with white marble which imported from Spain . The Tajhat Jamidar palace is crowned by a ribbed conical dome with a tall octagonal neck in the midst of the roof supported by a series of slender semi-Corinthian columns. This palace has 28 number of rooms. In the ground Floor there has four large room and 11 pair windows. and the main Room size is (145 m X 123m). On the south and north side there's rounded pillar. In the front of the palace there is a fountain made by marble stone. From 1st Floor Going directly to the second floor has a expanded staircase. The staircase decorated with designed lamp-stand. - Dr. Mansur Golap Biswash
  • This is a historic place. The Palace was used by a landlord. Once it was used as district court. Now it is converted to a museum. You can learn lot about the history of Rangpur and ancient times from the museum. The place have lash green environment with lots of flower. You can plan to spend your leisure here. On Sunday the premises remain closed.
  • it's a delightfull place. I think it refresh your mind especially it beautiful garden and palace

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