08 August, 2011

The Travel Place Ahsan Manzil

Ahsan Manzil was the old official residential palace of the Nawab Family. This historical building is situated at the banks of the Buriganga River in Bangladesh.  The Nawab palace (Ahsan Manjil) was built in 1872. This historical palace selected as well as became Museum on 20 September 1992.
This historical beauty (Ahsan Manzil) is one of the most significant architectural monuments of Bangladesh. The palace Ahsan Manzil has two parts the eastern side and western side.  Rangmahal is situated the eastern side of the building and the western side with the living rooms is called Andarmahal. More over there is a large drawing room, card room, library, state room and guest room. The palace, Ahsan Manjil was the residence of the Nawabs.  Nawab Abdul Ghani made this palace. He named it according to his his son’s name  Khaza Ahasanullah.
Design of this palace is very nice. There use attractive wooden stairs, designed iron railing, wooden ceiling of the room, decorated with geometric designs, is very elegant. Verandas and rooms are covered with marble, use multi-colored glasses in inner door. Wooden beams supported the roof of these rooms. The architecture and the decoration are very nice of the place.
Now Ahsan  Manzil has become a popular tourist attraction Museum of Dhaka city.
Visitors have the opportunity to see this historical beauty (Ahsan Manzil). This museum reflects its grandeur and along with that the beautiful place reflects the activities that took place in the past.

Ahsan Manjil museum Open for public visiting from 9 am to 5 pm from Saturday to Wednesday and 3 to 5 pm on Friday.

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