Puthai Rajbari is located 30 kilometers from Rajshahi town. This place is one of the many proud places in Rajshahi through which Rajshahi has been called the place to host many historical places and buildings. One such place is the Puthia Rajbari.
AT A GLANCE
Name: Puthia Rajbari Location: Puthia Rajbari, Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Destination: Dhaka to Rajshahi Transport: There are many bus services which depart from Dhaka to Rajshahi from Saidabad counter, Gabtoli Counter, Mohammadpur etc these bus services are available .Train services which depart to Rajshahi from Dhaka’s Komolapur Rail Station. Fair: BDT 600 to 1200 (Bus), BDT 300 – 1200 (Train). Time: 7-8 Hours (Bus) Explore: Puthia Rajbari,Rajshahi ,Bangladesh. Distance: 30 kilometers from Rajshahi town. Cost: Depend to coverage tourists spots. Accommodation: Hotels etc available. Food: Available. Advice: Keep dry foods, water, medicines, saline, glucose, extra money, and kits.
The Rajbari is vast in size, and tourists visiting this Rajbari will notice the enormous size of the Rajbari. Puthia Rajbari is located just beside the Dhaka Rajshahi Highway. The Puthia Rajbari has within its vast premises many temples which would surely attract many tourists, mainly those tourists who like historical places. Another interesting fact about the Puthia Rajbari is that the whole area is surrounded by a lake which acts as the boundary of the Rajbari. The lake, at a couple of time in the year, remains filled with vibrant green hyacinth which is lovely to watch.
There is a temple of Lord Shiva right at the entrance of the Puthia Rajbari. This temple is built near around 200 years ago by Queen Bubhan Mohini. This temple is 65 feet high. It is a fantastic temple and tourists will be very much fascinated by this temple, its ancient design with the antique aura of the whole place. Besides the temple is another small temple which is also an amazing site for tourists to explore. The interior of the temple of Shiva at Puthia Rajbari is also fantastic; the pillars are subliminally designed. At one end of the temple, tourists will find one side of the Lake which surrounds the boundary points of the Puthia Rajbari.
Dol Moncho is at the opposite of the Puthia Rajbari on a field. Around 100 years back Queen Hem Kumari Devi built this temple. The structure of the Dol Moncho is impressive, the ground floor is the largest, and as the floor goes up, it starts to get smaller. All the buildings inside the Puthia Rajbari premises are ancient, and tourists visiting this place will have an up-close experience of the antique Bengal.
The Puthia Rajbari has 11 big pillars in front of it. This is amazing to watch, the sheer immensity of the Rajbari’s size would astonish anyone entering the place. The Puthia Rajbari is now serving as the Loskorpur Degree College. However, the Rajbari remains as it stood before, vast and magnificent carrying many memories of the time which is long gone.
A little beside the Puthia Rajbari tourists will be able to see the Gobindo Temple. This temple is impressive, and many say that this temple is a gorgeous temple of the Puthia Rajbari premises. This Temple has on its walls curved designs of selected incidents of Mahabharat and Ramayan. Reddish in color with an amazing design, this temple is subliminal to see. The interior of the temple is likewise breathtaking.
Another exquisite temple located in the Puthia Rajbari is the Ahnik Mondir. It is small in size; its structure is unique with beautifully designed walls both on its inside and the outside.
How to visit Rajshahi
There are many bus services which depart from Dhaka to Rajshahi. From Saidabad counter, Gabtoli Counter, Mohammadpur, etc. these bus services are available. The price of bus tickets is within the range from 600 to 1200 taka. Furthermore, there are train services which depart to Rajshahi from Dhaka’s Komolapur Rail Station. The train tickets are within the price range of 300 to 600 taka for non AC, and 1200 taka and more for AC compartments. From Rajshahi, tourist will have to take an auto rickshaw which will take them to the Puthia Rajbari
There are many hotels and restaurants in Rajshahi town.