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Tajhat Rajbari

Tajhat Palace, Tajhat Rajbari, is a historic palace of Bangladesh, located in Tajhat, Rangpur.This palace now holds the Rangpur museum. Tajhat Palace is situated three km. south-east of the city of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
Tajhat Rajbari from the front

Structure

The palace, with about 76 metres frontage, rises two storeys and faces east. An imposing broad staircase in the centre, paved with imported white marble, leads directly above the portico to the upper storey.

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
From the second floor of the Tajhat zamindar’s house to the front garden and access road

The palace is crowned by a ribbed conical dome in the centre of the roof with a tall octagonal neck, partly supported on a series of slender semi-Corinthian columns. The balustrade on either side of the imposing staircase was originally embellished with various sculptures of classical Roman figures in Italian marble, but now these are missing. There are two semi-octagonal projections at each end of the front face and a central projecting porch. The balcony roof above the porch is carried on four graceful Corinthian columns with round shafts, while two similar columns on each of the projecting ends of the building support a triangular gable.

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
From the side

The palace is laid out in the form on a “U”, with its open end to the west. Beyond the entrance at ground-floor level there is a very large hall, measuring more than 18 x 13 meters. A 3 meter wide corridor runs the entire length of the inner block. Two broad wooden staircases provide access to the upper floor. There are about 22 apartments on two floors.

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
In front is a 15.24 m wide central staircase made of white marble

History

The palace was built by Maharaja Kumar Gopal Lal Roy in the beginning of the 20th century. It is believed that from the conspicuous appearance of his Taj or jeweled crown, his estate derived the name of Tajhat.

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
Backyard court

From 1984 to 1991 the palace was used as a Rangpur High Court Branch of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. In 1995 the palace was declared as a protected monument by the Department of Archaeology. Recognizing its outstanding architectural value the Government of Bangladesh shifted the Rangpur Museum to the second floor of the palace in 2005.

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
Brief history of Tajhat palace

The main room at the top of the marble stairs have a number of display cases which show 10th–11th century terracotta artifacts. There are a number of fine examples of Sanskrit and Arabic manuscripts, including copies of the Mahabharat, Ramayan, and a Quran whose provenance is attributed to none other than the Mughal Aurangzeb. The back rooms have several examples of black stone Hindu carvings in its back rooms, mainly of the deity Vishnu. Photography is not permitted in the museum itself.

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
Walls of Tajhat Rajbari, Rangpur

Gallery

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
View with front gate of Tajhat zamindar house

Opening and closing time of Tajhat Palace

From 10.00 am to 06.00 pm, Tajhat Palace is open for the visitors 7 days a week. However, the museum located on the 1st floor of the palace has a timetable as below. Only on Sunday, the museum will remain closed but the palace will remain open all the time.

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
Top of palace

Summer timing ( April – September )

Tuesday – Saturday : 10 . 00 AM – 01 . 00 PM and 01 . 30 PM – 06 . 00 PM

Friday : 10 . 00 AM – 12 . 30 PM and 02 . 30 PM – 06 . 00 PM

sunday : Weekly Holiday

Monday : 02 . 30 PM – 06 . 00 PM

Winter timing ( October – March )

Tuesday – Saturday : 09 . 00 AM – 01 . 00 PM and 01 . 30 PM – 05 . 00 PM

Friday : 09 . 00 AM – 12 . 30 PM and 02 . 00 PM – 05 . 00 PM

Sunday : Weekly Holiday

Monday : 01 . 30 PM – 05 . 00 PM

During Eid Holidays: Tajhat Palace will remain closed for visitors during Eid day and the previous day of Eid but It will remain open as usual from the next day of Eid day.

Timing during Ramadan: Tajhat Palace will be closed just at 04. 00 PM during the holy month of Ramadan.

All Govt. Holidays: Tajhat Palace will remain closed during any govt. holiday.

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
The left side of the Tajhat zamindar’s house and the balcony

Entry Fees of Tajhat place

Local Tourists : 20 taka
Foreigners Tourists : 200 taka

How to go Tajhat Rangpur best tourism places

Take a train and bus from anywhere to Rangpur city ,and jump on auto-rickshaw to go to Tajhat places. It is located just 3km outside the city.

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
Tajhat Front view

Gallery

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
Corridor 4 inside Tajhat zamindar’s house
Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
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Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
200 years ancient wooden stairs of Tajhat Palace
Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
200 years ancient wooden door
Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
200 years ancient round stairs of Tajhat Palace
Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.
200 years ancient door of Tajhat Palace

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