Tagore Castle, Pathuriaghata, 1907

পাথুরেঘাটা রাজবাড়ি, ১৮০৭

Prasanna Kumar Tagore built a huge mansion in Naptehata and named it ‘Palace’. People used to call it ‘Tagore Palace’. What was once Naptehata is now Prasanna Kumar Tagore Street. ‘Tagore Palace’ occupies house numbers 13, 13A and 13 B of this street. The more prominent house is ‘Tagore Castle’ at 26 Prasanna Kumar Tagore Street. Jatindramohan Tagore had made a departure in the way of building residences in India. He modelled the building on that of an English castle. It even had a 100 feet (30 m) high centre tower in the fashion of Windsor Castle in England. There was a clock imported from England, reminiscent of Big Ben. He even had permission to fly the Union Jack.


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