Tourist Destination Type
Ahsan Manzil is located on the banks of Buriganga river in Kumartuli area of Islampur, Old Dhaka. It was formerly the residential palace of the Nawabs of Dhaka and the Sadar Kachari of the Zamindari. Currently it is being used as a museum. Its founder was Nawab Abdul Ghani. He named it after his son Khwaja Ahsanullah.
The construction of Ahsan Manzil started in 1859 AD and was completed in 1872 AD. It was decided to establish the Muslim League in a meeting held here in 1906 AD. Ahsan Manzil has been renovated several times. The last renovation was done very recently. Now it is a museum managed by Bangladesh National Museum.