EST. 1350 -
This beautiful resort is situated on the Modhupur–Jamalpur highway at the well known Dhanbari Municipality of Tangail district in Bangladesh. From Dhaka the distance is 80 miles on a newly built highway with several bypasses for safe driving and it takes 3 hours to cover the distance.
This sprawling complex belongs to the well known Dhanbari Nawabs who have set up a large number of educational institutions including the Dhaka University co-founded by Nawab Bahadur Syed Nawab Ali Choudhury, the first Muslim minister from undivided Bengal during the British rule. His forefathers from Baghdad were mystic saints who managed the Dhanbari zamindary estate. This estate includes the original 700 years old grand Nawab Masjid (mosque) along with the over 100 years old extensions with imposing minarets, domes, crazy china and mosaic works with beautiful stones beside a huge pond. The magnificent palace, manzil, villa and cottage remain in the original design. This resort is suitable for couples, families and corporate bodies.
The magnificent Palace, Manzil, Villa and Cottage have the original design and have been maintained well. Some of these structures are 100 to 200 years old.