Monday, December 19, 2011

Mymensingh: Gouripur Lodge(গৌরীপুর লজ)


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Friday, 16 December 2011



Gouripur Lodge(গৌরীপুর লজ) is an old edifice from Mymensingh(ময়মনসিংহ) town. It is unknown about the built date and the purpose for which it was built. It was made using iron, tin and wood. Structure of the building is similar to the Jamindar(জমিদার) Mansion of that period. It was built by Brozendra Kishor Ray Chowdhury(ব্রজেন্দ্র কিশোর রায় চৌধুরী).



This archaic building is located near at the main town. One can go there using rickshaw easily. It is near to the Boro Bazar(বড় বাজার). GPS coordinate of that palace is (24°45'40.10"N, 90°24'31.40"E).



Government officers and few of their subordinates are currently living at that mansion. It has around 20 rooms inside. Anyone can visit there at anytime. You may not enter inside, but can enter the mansion premise.







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