Another unique place for tourists to visit in Chittagong is the Historical Rajbari. It is located in a village by the name of Chikdair. Tourists will have to first go to the Chittagong town, and from there through a bus or private vehicle tourists will have to go to Gohira. Then from Gohira through rickshaw or taxi tourists will have to reach the Chikdair village. From the Chikdair University, the Historical Rajbari is a 20 minutes distance.
AT A GLANCE Name: The Historical Rajbari Location: The Historical Rajbari, Chittagong,Bangladesh. Destination: Dhaka to Chittagong Transport: Shamoli Bus Service, Hanif Paribhan, Green Line, Volvo Scania etc bus services from Uttara Fakirapul, Saydabad, Kalampur, Panthopath, etc.Turna, Dhaka mail, Mahanagargodhuli, Mahanagar Probhati, Subarna express, etc. train services and also Biman Bangladesh Airlines, United Airways, US-Bangla Airlines available. Fair: BDT 300 to 1100 (Bus), BDT 300 – 1200 (Train), Airplane would cost 5500-7000 taka (Dhaka to Chittagong up-down) Time: 6 - 7 Hours (Bus), 30 minutes (Air). Explore: The Historical Rajbari, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Distance: Chikdair University the Historical Rajbari is of a 20 minutes distance. Cost: Depend to coverage tourists spots. Accommodation: Hotels, Cottages, Motel, etc. available. Food: Available. Advice: Keep dry foods, water, medicines, saline, glucose, extra money, and kits.
There are various types of interesting items in this historical Rajbari. For example, there are horses, dogs, rabbits, big cows, poultry, sheep, goats, flower nursery nurseries, big fish in the pond, and there are good arrangements for tourists around. There is a separate room for guests.
Tourists would love the open spaces in front of the Rajbari, and for those who love animals, this place is ideal for them as they can play with the domestic animals that are kept in the zoo. Furthermore, there are trees all around the Rajbari, and also there are beautiful gardens with various types of flowers, and lucky tourists will be able to see how the bees extract honey from the flowers. The environment at night in the Rajbari is also subliminal.
Other Jamindarbari: Baliati Jamidar Bari, Manikganj
The sky filled with stars, the soothing, gentle breeze and the feeling of living inside the Rajbari, which is in itself a unique experience, makes one think they are far away into the past remote from the technology and monotony of the 21st-century life.
The most exciting aspect about this place is that tourists can stay the night in this Rajbari, there are many Rajbari all over Bangladesh, but perhaps this is one of the very few Rajbari which have full living accommodations for visitors. The interior of the Rajbari is also a scintillating thing to observe. Although the interior and the exterior of the Rajbari are of a traditional design like this can be seen in Rajbari all over Bangladesh, but the Chittagong Historical Rajbari contains within it a different aura which can only be experienced by visiting the place.
Also, there are local restaurants in Chidkair village where tourists can have dinner lunch as well and breakfasts. However for those tourists who want to visit the Rajbari and come back by night to the Chittagong town, for them a list of hotels and restaurants are provided below.
How to visit Chittagong
To visit the historical Rajbari tourists will need to visit Chittagong town first. To visit Chittagong from Dhaka, there are many buses such as Shamoli Bus Service, Hanif Paribahan, Green Line, Volvo Scania etc. There are both AC bus and non-AC bus available in each of the buses as mentioned earlier services.
If the transportation is by train, there are various trains to Chittagong like Turna, Dhaka mail, Mahanagargodhuli, Mahanagar Probhati, Subarna express and so on. The fair rate from regular to the first class seat will cost from, 285tk to 460tk and AC seat 788tk. Non-AC berth costs 685tk and AC berth 1179tk. After getting down to Chittagong, the bus is available for Cox’s Bazar from AC Bus stand of Chittagong located at Majar Road of Dampara. The fair is 300-450 non-AC and 900-1100 for AC bus service.
As for Air, there are four flights which are, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, United Airways, US-Bangla Airlines. These fights go on a daily basis the Round Cost for Biman and United Airways is 5500-7000tk, and others are one-way flight which costs from 5200tk to 8700tk. These are the air transport service providers that tourists can use to travel to Chittagong.