Talatal Ghar

Dicial Dhulia Gaon
Sivasagar, AS - 785697

Type: Landmarks
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Talatal Ghar, also known as the Rangpur Palace, is a historical monument located in the Sivasagar district of Assam, India. Built by the Ahom kings during the 18th century, Talatal Ghar served as a strategic military complex and royal residence for the Ahom rulers.

The name "Talatal Ghar" translates to "the palace with underground stories," referring to its unique architectural feature of having multiple floors underground. The palace complex consists of two main structures: the upper stories, known as Kareng Ghar, which served as the royal residence, and the lower stories, known as Talatal Ghar, which housed secret tunnels, chambers, and storage areas.

Talatal Ghar is renowned for its impressive architecture and engineering, with its multi-storied structures, intricate carvings, and strategic defensive features. The palace complex also includes a royal stable, temples, and gardens, reflecting the grandeur and sophistication of the Ahom dynasty.

Today, Talatal Ghar stands as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a significant historical landmark in Assam. It attracts visitors from far and wide who come to admire its architectural beauty, explore its underground chambers, and learn about the rich history and culture of the region. Talatal Ghar serves as a testament to the ingenuity and craftsmanship of the Ahom artisans and craftsmen who built it centuries ago.

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