Tajhat Palace
Museum type :
ARCHAEOLOGICAL

Established in :
18th century

Holidays :
None

Visiting Hours :
9.30am to 6.00pm

Contact No :
(880)-(2)-8950650

Location :
Tajhat, Rangpur , Bangladesh

Display Objects :

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.




Description :

Tajhat Palace is a historic palace of Bangladesh, located in Tajhat, Rangpur. This palace now has been turned into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated three km. south-east of the city of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.It has a nice Palace which now has been turned into a museum. This museum is about 10 mins drive from Rangpur town.The palace in Tajhat, commonly known as Tajhat Rajbari was built by Maharaja Kumar Gopal Lal Roy in the start of the 20th century. He was a descendent of a Hindu khatari who emigrated from Punjab. He was a jeweler by profession. It is supposed that from the obvious appearance of his Taj or jeweled crown his estate derived the name of Tajhat.