Tajhat Palace

Tajhat Road
Rangpur - 5400

Type: Museums, Landmarks
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Tajhat Palace, located in Rangpur, Bangladesh, is an exquisite architectural gem that stands as a testament to the region's rich cultural heritage and historical significance. Built during the late 19th century by Maharaja Kumar Gopal Lal Roy, a prominent Zamindar (landlord) of the area, the palace exemplifies the grandeur and opulence of the bygone era.

This magnificent structure showcases a harmonious blend of European and Mughal architectural styles, featuring ornate facades, elegant columns, intricate carvings, and spacious halls. The palace's distinctive design elements, including its horseshoe-shaped archways and domed rooftops, reflect the influence of both indigenous and foreign architectural traditions.

Tajhat Palace served as the residence of Maharaja Kumar and his family, as well as a center of social and cultural activities for the local elite. Today, the palace has been converted into a museum, offering visitors a captivating journey through time as they explore its lavishly furnished rooms, galleries, and courtyards.

The museum houses a rich collection of artifacts, including antique furniture, royal portraits, porcelain, silverware, and other decorative items, providing insights into the lifestyle, customs, and traditions of the aristocracy during the colonial period.

Surrounded by lush gardens and landscaped grounds, Tajhat Palace offers visitors a serene oasis where they can stroll, relax, and appreciate the beauty of the surroundings. The palace's picturesque setting and historical significance make it a popular destination for history enthusiasts, architecture aficionados, and tourists seeking to delve into Bangladesh's vibrant past.

A visit to Tajhat Palace provides a unique opportunity to step back in time and immerse oneself in the splendor and magnificence of a bygone era, while also gaining a deeper appreciation for the cultural heritage of Rangpur and its surroundings.

More Info

Opening Hours April to September (Summer)
Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

October to March (Winter)
Tuesday to Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Monday to Saturday: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed
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Entry Fees Bangladeshi Citizens: ৳ 20.00
Citizens of SAARC Countries: ৳ 100.00
Other Foreign Citizens: ৳ 200.00
Students(till secondary school): ৳ 5.00
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