Ahsan Manzil, Dhaka [Travel Guide]

Ahsan Manzil, Dhaka, Credit : Bangladeshism


Gulabi palace on the banks of river Buriganga in Islampur, Old Dhaka, which is once a gardener, but at present, which is Ahsan Manzil Here's a crowd of visitors today. If you want to see very close to the Mughal period, you can come back from ancient palace. Buriganga river is just south of Prasad. Entering the gate will see the garden of flowers on the side of the street. Red-blue-purple-colored flowers will be impressed by seeing. Large green ground in front of Manzil The big stairs have come down from Manzil.

Let's leave the nature and go to the palace. In the middle of the eighteenth century, Sheikh Inayetullah Rangamahal, the Zamindar of Zamalpur Pargana (present-day Faridpur-Barisal), was established by the side of Buriganga. After his death, Sheikh Motiullah, son of the zamindar, sold it to the French merchants. In 1835, Khwaja Alimullah, the father of Nawab Abdul Gani, who lives in Begum Bazar, started buying it and settling down. In 1872, Ahsan Manzil (Ahsan Manzil) renamed Nawab Abdul Ghani as the name of his son Khwaja Ahsanullah.

This is a double-storey building. Made of verandah and floor marble stones. The octagon in the shape of each cell. The inside of the palace is divided into two parts. A large dining room in the east. North of the library Jalsghar in the west The roof of the whole building is made of wood. There is a separate place for playing Billiards in the ground floor. Durbar hall is made of white, green and yellow stone. The bedroom, libraries and three guest rooms. On the west there are dancers and some residential rooms.

Ahsan Manzil is the first brick-stone architecture of Dhaka. Where the first electric light system is in the hands of Nawabs Manzil's architecture always attracted Westerners. Lord Curzon stayed here in Dhaka. The government of Bangladesh preserve Ahsan Monanjil as a museum. In 1992, the public was exposed.

The number collected in the Ahsan Manzil Museum is 4,700. Out of 31 rooms in this Rang Mahal, 23 exhibits have been arranged.

Ticket Price:

Adult Bangladeshi visitors = 5 taka per person, unmarried Bangladeshi child visitors (below 12 years) = 2 taka per person, SAARC country-wide visitors = 5 per person per person, other foreign visitors = 75 per person per month, no ticket is required for disabled people No, and on the basis of application from the past, students are given free museums to see.

Schedule of opening of Ahsan Manzil

October to March weekly closed on Thursday
Friday afternoon from 3.00 pm to 7.00pm
Saturday - Wednesday 9.00am to 4.30pm
April to September weekly closed Thursday
Friday afternoon from 3.00 pm to 7.00pm
Saturday - Wednesdays from 10.00am to 5.00pm
Phone: 7391122, 7393866

Government holidays are closed

How to go?

Gulistan will come from anywhere in Dhaka and go to North South Road, if it goes a bit, Nayabazar junction will fall. From here you will be going to Babubazar. If you fall down on the left side of Babubazar Bridge then another curve will fall. Islipura went to the left side. The road to Ahsan Manzil will show only when someone comes here and asks.

Or you have to go to Old Dhaka's Sadarghat first. From there you can walk away or go to a rickshaw, Ahsan Manzil.

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