Ahsan Manzil/Ahsan Monjil – One Day Tour Plan in Dhaka City
Ahsan Manzil is situated on the banks of the river Buriganga in Islampur, Old Dhaka. The porch and floor of the building are made of marble stone. Each room of the Ahsan floor is octagonal and the roof of this building is made of wood. Inside the palace there is a dining room, library, water house, court hall and billiard play area. And the palace is on the floor of the guest house, meeting room, theater, library and more. In front of the prasad is a wonderful flower garden and green fields. From the second floor of the Ahsan floor, a large staircase has come down to the green field. Ahsan Manzil is considered as one of the city’s first brick-and-mortar architectural designs. In the hands of the then Nawabs, the first electric light was lit in this building. The architectural style of Ahsan Manzil attracts the West equally, as Lord Curzon has been living in Dhaka. Currently, Ahsan Manzil is preserved as a museum of the Government of Bangladesh. In 122 the museum was opened for public inspection. Ahsan Manzil has 6,8 symbols in 20 rooms of the Rangmahal.
In the beginning of the eighteenth century, Sheikh Inayatullah of Zamindar established the Rangmahal and later sold it to his son Sheikh Matiullah. In 6, Khwaja Aliimullah, father of Nawab Abdul Ghani, bought this palace and started living. Nawab Abdul Ghani rebuilt it in 122. Ahsan Manzil named the palace after his son.
General visitors have to collect admission tickets for Rs.25 per person to visit Ahsan Manzil. Children below 12 years of age can enter at 5 rupees per person. Foreigners have to pay 5 rupees per person to enter Ahsan Manzil. No tickets are required at Ahsan Manzil for visitors with disabilities. Students can also visit the Ahsan Manzil Museum for free if they apply in advance.
During the inspection
Ahsan Manzil is open to visitors from 5am to 5pm, Saturday to Wednesday. Stays open for. Ahsan Manzil can be visited every Friday from 3pm to 4pm. Every Thursday and other public holidays the Ahsan Manzil Museum is completely closed.
How to get to Ahsan Manzil
Ahsan Manzil can visit Gulistan from anywhere in Dhaka and visit Rickshaw or CNG. From Gulistan’s North South Road, it will reach Islampur via the Babubazar Bridge at the turn of Nayabazar. And Islampur can actually know the road to Ahsan Manzil if you ask anyone. Or you can go straight to the old Dhaka Sadarghat area or go to Ahsan Manzil on foot or rent a small rickshaw.