Kirtipasha Palace

Type: Palace
Contributed By: Nayeem


Kirtipasha Palace was named after King Kirty Narayana. Ramjibon sen founded the Kirtipasha palace. The jewels of the family are namely Rohini Roy and Tapon Roy. The contribution of Rohini Roy is Rohiniganj. There is a hospital in that area that is older than the Jhalakathi district hospital. There is also a family living near to the Shiva temple and Shiva’s statue.

Kirtipasha Zamindar Bari (কীর্ত্তিপাশা জমিদার বাড়ী) is located at the village Kirtipasha (কীর্ত্তিপাশা) of Jhalokathi district. This is probably a century old house. Now a days, it is abandoned and in a dilapidated condition. For most of the cases only the walls are standing, and the floors or ceilings are disappeared.

The name of the village is after the Zamindar Kirtinarayan Pasha (জমিদার কীর্তি নারায়ণ). And the founder of the Zamindar Bari was Ramjibon Sen. Only one of the building from this massive property was in good condition. Right now that one is a part of a girl’s school along with newly built buildings. The Zamindar Bari premise has a Shiva temple inside. And the remaining of a beautiful temple is also exists these days (only the columns and pillars).

How to go

It is very easy to access Kirtipasha Jomidar Bari (কীর্ত্তিপাশা জমিদার বাড়ী) from Jhalakathi (ঝালকাঠি) district town. You can take a battery driven vehicle (locally known as auto rickshaw) from the Fire Service Mor (ফায়ার সার্ভিস মোড়) that goes for the Kirtipasha (কীর্ত্তিপাশা) village. After that its a walking distance from there. You can ask to the locals if you need any help. GPS coordinate of the Kirtipasha Jomidar Bari (কীর্ত্তিপাশা জমিদার বাড়ী) is (22°40’54.18″N, 90°10’0.57″E).

From Dhaka, there are several launches use to go to Jhalakathi (ঝালকাঠি) and Barisal (বরিশাল). You can use any of those to reach directly at Jhalakathi (ঝালকাঠি), or you can reach at Barisal (বরিশাল) first, and then go to Jhalakathi (ঝালকাঠি) using local bus service. Launches for Barisal (বরিশাল) are bigger and most luxurious from Bangladesh. And its only 30 minutes of road distance between Barisal (বরিশাল) and Jhalakathi (ঝালকাঠি).

How To Reach: Jhalakathi District

The following buses head to Dhaka from Jhalakathi:

1. Sugandha Paribahan-Departure time from Jhalakathi: 7:45AM, 8:45AM, 09:45AM and 10:30PM. Phone no-01739025815(Jhalakathi)

2. Druti Paribahan– Departure time from Jhalakathi: 8:00AM, 8:30AM, 3:00PM, 9:00PM and 10:00PM. Phone no-01712617435(Jhalakathi).Phone no-01674005799(Jhalakathi)

3. Hanif Paribahan– Departure time from Jhalakathi-7:30AM, 8:45AM, 10:00AM, 11:45AM and 10:00PM. Phone no-01712154115(Jhalakathi), 01716422550(Jhalakathi), 017130149572(Dhaka), 02-8056366(Dhaka)

1. M.V. Tipu-Departure time from Sadarghat, Dhaka-7:30PM, Arrival time in Jhalakathi-5:00AM-7:00AM.Departure time from Jhalakathi- 6:00PM.Arrival time at Dhaka-5:00AM-7:00AM. Fair Deck-130BDT, Single Cabin-800BDT, Double Cabin-1500BDT.
Phone no-01721978652

2. Sunadarban-Fair and time of Departure are same as M.V Tipu. But departs from Jhalakathi at odd dates, departs from Dhaka at even dates. Phone no-01712811092

By Steamer:
1. T.S Masud: Departure time from Sadarghat, Dhaka-6:00PM, Arrival time in Jhalakathi-5:00AM-8:00AM.Departure time from Jhalakathi- 4:00PM.Arrival time at Dhaka-5:00AM-8:00AM.Fair-Deck-100BDT, Single (Second class)-395BDT, Double (Second class)-790BDT, Single (First class)-655BDT, Double (First class)-1310BDT. It Departs Tuesday and Friday from Jhalakathi, Monday and Thursday.

2. T.S Ostrich: Everything same as T.S Masud but it departs Wednesday and Saturday from Jhalakathi, Tuesday and Friday from Dhaka.

3. T.S Lepcha: Everything same as T.S Masud and T.S ostrich except it departs Monday and Thursday from Jhalokati, Sunday and Wednesday from Dhaka.

Where to Stay

The accommodation facilities in Jhalakathi are as follows:

1. Dhansiri Rest House: Kalibari Road, Jhalakathi-Phone no-0498-62212

2. Halima Boarding: MD Aziz Sadr road, Choumatha, Jhalakathi-Phone no-0498-62286

3. Arafat boarding: Phone no-0498-63589

Things to do

• Here are a lot of amusements.
• There are a lot artificial rides to enjoy.
• You can enjoy touch of nature such as various trees, fields and grasses.
• Take camera for photographic collection.

Eating Facilities

There are a few restaurants along highway road and in the local markets, most serving Bangladeshi standards. But expectations regarding food should not be high.


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  • Kirtipasha Jomidar Bari (কীর্ত্তিপাশা জমিদার বাড়ী) is located at the village Kirtipasha (কীর্ত্তিপাশা) of Jhalokathi district (ঝালকাঠি জেলা). This is probably a century old house. Right now it is abandoned and in a dilapidated condition. For most of the cases only the walls are standing, and the floors or ceilings are disappeared.

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