Harisachandra Pat or Rajbari

Type: Palace
Contributed By: Nayeem


Ancient Harisachandra pat or Rajbari is located at Khutamara union in Jaldhaka Upazila of Nilphamari district. It is situated south side the river Charal Kata. Now it all ruins. There is an Elevation. On the Elevation are 5 black stone. People says that of that area those stone some time Sink and Arm in the soil. Many people says that it is a grave or building of the king. Beside this Elevation there are more two Elevation. In the north side of this pat or Rajbari there has two pond name Duyo-Suyo. Which carry the memory of two princes Anuda and Padun.

How to go

This place is located in Jaldhaka Upazila of Nilphamari District.From Nilphamari you can take rickshaw, Local bus and also use boat to visit this area.

How To Reach: Nilphamari District

There are available bus 24 hours a day. It is easy to go Nilphamari from Dhaka. The distance between Dhaka to Nilphamari is 364 km and arrival time minimum 7 hours. These bus are available from Dhaka-

1. J, B, Paribahan (Dhaka- Bogra- Nilphamari)
Address: Mohakhali Inter District Bus Terminal.

2. SR Travels (Non AC ,Route > Dhaka to Sherpur, Bagra, Naogoan, Joypurhat, Hili, Gaibandha, Rangpur, Lalmonirhat, Nilphamari)
Telephone: Kalyanpur: 01711-394801, 9033793
Gabtoli: 9031226,
Mohakhali: 0155-231 5831,
Uttara: 01711-394 804.

3. Bablu Enterprise (Non AC, Route> Dhaka to Thakurgaan, Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat, Bogra,)
Tel: Shyamli: 8120653, 01716 932 122

Nilphamari and Dhaka are linked by railway. There are few train services available to get from Dhaka to Lalmonirhat. Some of them are as follows:

1. Train Name: Nilsagar Express
Train Number: 765
Train Route: Dhaka Cantonment – Nilphamari – Dhaka Cantonment
Starting Station: Dhaka Cantonment
Starting Time: 08:15
Destination Station: Nilphamari
Arrival Time: 17:20
Time Taken: 9 Hours 5 Minutes
It operates every day except Mondays.
Contact: 0551-61229

2. Titumir Express:
It operates every day of the week.
Departure time from Dhaka: 8:15 am

Where to Stay

The accommodation facilities in Nilphamari have developed in the last few decades. However, the quality and standard of the hotels/motels of the district still requires more improvement. Some of the places you may consider staying in are listed below for your assistance:

1. Akash Residential Hotel
Contact: 0171 22 06070

2. Shihir Residential Hotel
Contact: 01749199189

3. R Rahman Residential Hotel
Contact: 01556501667

4. Navana Rest House
Contact: 0171118823

5. Bonoful Residential Hotel
Contact: 01726759411

Eating Facilities

The food management is also very good. You can get different types of food items there. It won’t be a great problem to find a suitable restaurant for you to eat. The foods are also very delicious. You can get foods also from the resident hotel where you are staying.


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  • Ancient Harisacandra pat or Rajbari is located at khutamara union in joldhaka upojela of Nilphamari district.It is situated south side the river charal kata.

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