Ahsan Manzil is a wonderful tourist spot of Bangladesh in the Capital City Dhaka

Ahsan Manzil is a wonderful tourist spot of Bangladesh in the Capital City Dhaka

Ahsan Manzil is one of the most attractive historical sign in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It's a wonderful tourist spot of Bangladesh in the capital city. Hasan Manzil was the official residential palace and seat of the Nawab of Dhaka. The building is situated at Islampur kumartoli along the banks of the Buriganga River in Dhaka. Construction was started in 1859 and was completed in 1872. It was constructed in the Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture. It has been designated as a national museum. It's one of the top most significant architectural sign of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Khaja Alimullah, father of Nawab abdul Gani purchased this khuthi from the French in 1830 and after some renovation work made it their resident. Later Nawab Abdul Gani reconstructed the palace and named it as Ahsan Manzil on his beloved son Ahsan Ullah in 1869.

Ahsan Manzil is a two storied building. It's divided into two parts are Rangmahal and Andarmahal. Rangmahal is the eastern building with the dome. and Aandarmahal is the western side with the living rooms. The high octagonal dome is on the central round room. You can also see there a large drawing room, library, card room, state room and two other gust rooms in the eastern portion of the palace. The drawing room is decorated with a beautiful artificial ceiling made of wood. and Nice white, green and yellow colored ceramic tiles decorate the floors of the dining. Everything is so colorful and historically decorated.

Bus service, private car, Rickshow, Taxi are available from airport and railway station in Dhaka to go there.

Ahsan Manzil is a wonderful tourist spot of Bangladesh in the Capital City Dhaka

If you want to visit there, you have to know about that.

Summer time
  • Saturday to Wednesday / 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday / 03:00 pm - 07:30 pm
  • Thursday / Closed 
  • Other Government Holidays / Closed

Winter time 
  • Saturday to Wednesday / 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Friday / 02:30 pm - 07:30 pm
  • Thursday / Closed
  • Other Government Holidays / Closed 

You have to take Tickets to entry there .
  • Locals / 5 tk
  • Foreigners / 75 tk
Ticket counter is situated at the eastern side of the palace beside the gate of the museum.

                                                          Public Reviews

"This is a place of historical landmark. It contains the historical value of our nation. This place has both educative and cultural value. It's symbol of our rich cultural history. Every one should visit this place to know the about our rich history." Hadi Rafi

"Good place for family and friends hangout. The museum consists of some ancient things that is very hard to see usually. The place is near the river and the environment is really awesome. Though the entire area is smaller than the Lalbagh foot but it is really a good place for a daylight hangout place." Asad Polash

"It is called as a pink place of Bangladesh. It's one of the wonderful infrastructures of the ancient Bangladesh. It is the best place to know about our golden culture and tradition." Abdulla 6j7

"An archaeological place where people can find the history and design of 18th century! Also, it is a popular tourist place now a days." Abh Amit

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