Tajhat Rajbari

Tajhat Rajbari

Tajhat Rajbari is located in the village of Tajhat, near Rangpur city of Bangladesh. The Rajbari is located 3 kilometers south-east of Rangpur city. It is a historic palace that is now used as a museum. Tajhat Rajbari is one of the most attractive tourist places in Rangpur. And it’s an interesting place for tourists in Bangladesh. The palace built Maharaja Kumar Gopal Lal Roy at the beginning of the twentieth century. It took approximately 10 years. Maharaja Gopal Roy was a Hindu and profession was a goldsmith. It is said that, due to its enchanting ‘Taj’ or crown, this area has been called Tajhat. The palace was used from 1984-1991 as the Rangpur High Court, a branch of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. The palace is about 210 feet wide and four floors high. There are 31 stairs in total each of the Italian genres is made of marble stones. From the stairs to the museum the floor is all made of the same stone. There is a ban on taking photos inside the museum. For SAARC foreign visitors, the ticket price is 100 taka
There are ticket counters near the museum gate; the ticket price is 20 taka per person. But for a child under the age of five, there is no need for a ticket. However, the admission rate for the students of the second level has been fixed at Taka 5 and for other foreign visitors; the ticket price is two hundred taka.

The Museum is open from 10 am to 6 pm in the summer season. The middle is closed from 1 pm to 1.30pm for half an hour. And it is open from 9 am to 5 pm in the winter. In winter, it is closed from 1 pm to 1.30pm. Friday from 12 am to 3 pm is closed for Jumma prayers. Sunday common holiday and open from 2:00 on Monday. The museum is also closed on any special day of the government.

How to go there?
From Gabtali, Kalyanpur, and Mohakhali bus terminals of Dhaka, everyday go-to Rangpur many buses. Such as Hanif Enterprise, Mamun Enterprise, Ena Enterprise etc. Rent is Taka 550-900. From Rangpur bus stand you can easily go to Museum gate via the Rickshaw. Rent is 20 Taka.

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