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Lalbagh Fort, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Historical lalbagh fort is the 17th century Mughal fort complex . Lalbagh fort stands before the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The lalbagh fort construction was started in 1678 AD by Mughal Subahdar Muhammad Azam. His successor, Shaista Khan, did not continue the work of lalbagh fort, though he stayed in Dhaka up to 1688. The lalbagh fort was never completed, and unoccupied for a long period of time. Much of the complex lalbagh fort was built over and now sits across from modern buildings. It is one of the biggest historical tourist spot in Bangladesh.
Ahsan Manzil, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Historical place Ahsan Manzil was the official residential palace of the Nawab of Dhaka. The building is situated at the banks of the river Buriganga in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Ahsan Manzil Construction was started in 1859 and was completed in 1872. Ahsan Manzil was constructed in the Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture. Ahsan Manzil has been designated as a national museum.
Star Mosque, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Star Mosque, Dhaka, Bangladesh is a mosque located in Armanitola area, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Star Mosque has ornate designs and is decorated with motifs of blue stars. Star Mosque was built in the first half of the 19th century by Mirza Golam Pir. This is one of the historical place in Bangladesh.
Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, Dhaka, Bangladesh: (National Parliament House)
Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban (National Parliament House) is the house of the Parliament of Bangladesh. Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban is located at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital of Dhaka. National Parliament House was Designed while the country was still part of a Pakistan by architect Louis Kahn. National Parliament House is one of the largest legislative complexes in the world. National Parliament House comprising 200 acres of land. Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban was featured prominently in the 2003 film My Architect, detailing the career and familial legacy of its architect, Louis Kahn. Robert McCarter, author of Louis I. Kahn, described the National Parliament of Bangladesh (Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban) as one of the twentieth century’s most significant buildings.
Sonargaon: capitals of the historic region of Bengal
Sonargaon is a historic city in central Bangladesh. Sonargaon is one of the old capitals of the historic region of Bengal and administrative center of eastern Bengal. Sonargaon was also a port and trading center. During British colonial rule, merchants built many Indo-Saracenic townhouses in the Panam neighborhood. It was the central to the muslin trade in the historic region of Bengal.
Dhakeshwari Temple, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Dhakeshwari National Temple is a Hindu temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dhakeshwari Temple is state-owned, giving it the distinction of being Bangladesh’s ‘National Temple’ which is situated in old Dhaka. The name “Dhakeshwari” means so called “Goddess of Dhaka”. Since the destruction of Ramna Kali Mandir in 1971 by the Pakistan Army during the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Dhakeshwari National Temple has assumed status as the most important Hindu place of worship in Bangladeshi people. Dhakeshwari Temple is also the largest Hindu temple in Bangladesh. Dhakeshwari Temple is part of the famous Shakti Peethas in Indian Subcontinent. Here (Dhakeshwari Temple) the gem of sati’s crown had fallen.
Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho: national monument of Bangladesh
Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho or National Martyrs’ Memorial is the national monument of Bangladesh, set up in the memory of those who died in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho ,The monument is located in Savar, about 35 km north-west of the capital, Dhaka. It was designed by Syed Mainul Hossain and built by Concord Group.
Bangladesh National Zoo Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bangladesh National Zoo is located in the Mirpur section of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. The zoo contains many native and non-native animals and wild life. Every year about three million visitors come here. The name of zoo has been changed from 5 February 2015 from Dhaka Zoo to Bangladesh National Zoo. The Zoo Established in 1974. Dhaka Zoo is the largest zoo in Bangladesh, and this zoo is operated by the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock. Every day around 10,000 visitors come here with the number increasing during the weekends and holidays. The yearly budget of Dhaka Zoo is Tk 37.5 million, out of which Tk 25 million is spent on feeding the animals.
Liberation War Museum Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Liberation War Museum is situated in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, which commemorates the Bangladesh Liberation War that led to the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan in 1971.
National Shaheed Minar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Shaheed Minar is a national monument in Dhaka, Bangladesh. National Shaheed Minar established to commemorate those killed during the Bengali Language Movement demonstrations of 1952 in then East Pakistan. On 21 and 22 February 1952, students from Dhaka University and Dhaka Medical College and political activists were killed when the Pakistani police force opened fire on Bengali protesters who were demanding official status for their native tongue, Bengali. The massacre occurred near Dhaka Medical College and Ramna Park in Dhaka in 1952. Shaheed Minar was erected on 23 February by students of Dhaka medical college and other educational institutions, but soon Shaheed Minar demolished on 24 February by the Pakistani police force. The Language Movement gained momentum, and after a long struggle, Bengali gained official status in Pakistan in 1956. Shaheed Minar was designed and built by Bangladeshi sculptors Hamidur Rahman in collaboration with Novera Ahmed. Construction was delayed by martial law, but the Shaheed Minar was finally completed in 1963, and stood until the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971, when it was demolished completely during Operation Searchlight.
Ramna Park Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ramna Park is a large park and recreation area situated at the heart of Dhaka city, the capital city of Bangladesh. Ramna Park is one of the most beautiful areas in Dhaka with lots of trees.
Baldha Garden Dhaka, Bangladesh
Balda Garden is located at Wari in the old part of the city of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Balda Garden has a collection of 672 species of plants. The Balda Garden is now managed as a satellite unit of the National Botanical Garden by the Department of Forestry. Balda Garden Dhaka is one of the oldest Botanical Gardens in Bangladesh. The Balda Garden is enriched with rare plant species collected from different parts of the world.
National Botanical Garden Dhaka, Bangladesh
The National Botanic Garden of Bangladesh make up the largest plant conservation center in Bangladesh. National Botanic Garden with an area of around 84 hectares. National Botanic Garden is located at Mirpur in Dhaka, beside the Dhaka Zoo. National Botanic Garden was established in 1961. National Botanic Garden is one of the greatest botanic gardens of Bangladesh, a knowledge center for nature lovers and botanists and a tourist destination. The National Botanic Garden has a scientific collection of approximately 100,000 preserved specimens of plants.
Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Dhaka, Bangladesh
Baitul Mukarram, is the National Mosque of Bangladesh. Situated at the centre of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, the mosque was completed in 1968. It has a capacity of 40,000 people.
Zinda park is very closer to Dhaka. It is near about 15 km from Dhaka city. The park is in the end point of 300feet express high way.
Dhaka New Market, Bangladesh
Dhaka New Market is a commercial shopping market in north of Azimpur, Dhaka. The market was set up 1954 as a shopping complex, to cater to the needs of the people from the residential areas of University of Dhaka, Azimpur and Dhanmondi. New Market Construction began in 1952, on 35 acres of land during the tenure of Nurul Amin as the Chief Minister of East Bengal. Construction ended in 1954. Today the market has multiple buildings as well as sidewalk vendors.
Armenian Church, Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Armenian Church Dhakais a historically significant architectural monument situated in the Armanitola area of old Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Armenian Church bears testimony to the existence of a significant Armenian community in the region in the 17th and 18th centuries in Bangladesh.
Hatirjheel Dhaka, Bangladesh
Hatirjheel project is a lakefront in Dhaka, Bangladesh that has been transformed into a transportation medium for minimizing traffic congestion in Dhaka. The Hatirjheel area was constructed under Bangladesh Army and the Special Works Organization in Bangladesh. Hatirjheel is now a popular recreational spot for residents of Dhaka and is currently undergoing renovation.
Taj Mahal Bangladesh
Taj Mahal Bangladesh/Banglar Taj Mahal is a scaled copy of the original Taj Mahal located 16 kilometres east of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka in Sonargaon. Taj Mahal work on the building took only five years. Ahsan Ullah Moni, a wealthy Bangladeshi film-maker made Taj Mahal in Sonargaon. Moni has explained that he built a replica of the Taj Mahal so that the poor of the Bangladeshi nation can realise their dream of seeing neighbouring India’s famed monument. Taj Mahal Construction began in 2003, but Mr Moni says that he came up with the idea in 1980 when he first visited the real Taj in Agra, India. He said that his homage had been built because most people living in Bangladesh – where nearly half of the population exist below the poverty line – cannot afford to travel to India to see the real Taj Mahal.
Shishu Park Dhaka, Bangladesh
Dhaka Shishu Park is the only public sector children’s amusement park in Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dhaka Shishu Park Established in 1979 on 15 acres of land. Dhaka Shishu Park is the first children’s amusement park in Bangladesh. Dhaka Shishu Park is Established as a profit making venture by Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation, the government-owned tourism promotion agency in Bangladesh. Dhaka Shishu Park is maintained by Dhaka City Corporation as its only entertainment park since 1983. Bangladesh Air Force donated a fighter jet in 1992 in Dhaka Shishu Park. Dhaka Shishu Park draws about 6,000 visitors a day. During the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays the number of visitors reach up to 350 thousands in Dhaka Shishu Park. The City Corporation earns about BDT 200 million annually from the Dhaka Shishu Park. The Dhaka Shishu Park is open Monday through Thursday and Saturday from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. On Fridays, Dhaka Shishu Park is open from 2:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Due to lack of maintenance the rides have deteriorated in condition.
Hussaini Dalan Dhaka, Bangladesh
Hussaini Dalan was originally built during the later half of the Mughal rule in Dhaka. Hussaini Dalan was built as the Imambara or house of the Imam of the Shia Muslim community. It serves as the main Hussainiya of Dhaka, or venue for majlis or gatherings held during the Arabic month of Muharram. Here tenth day religious gathering commemorates the martyrdom of Hussain, the grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. It is the historic place in Bangladesh.
Rose Garden Palace Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Rose Garden Palace is a mansion and garden in Old Dhaka. The Rose Garden Palace Built in the late 19th century. The Rose Garden Palace became birthplace of the Awami League in 1949, when East Bengali liberal and social democrats converged in Dhaka to form an alternative political force against the Muslim League in Pakistan. The Rose Garden Palace is situated on K.M. Das Lane in Tikatully of Old Dhaka, near the modern business district of Motijheel Dhaka. The Rose Garden Palace mansion was built by a landlord Hrikesh Das. He lived in the The Rose Garden Palace for a decade. Later in 1927, he became bankrupt and sold the The Rose Garden Palace to landlords of Nabinagar and Brahmanbaria. Due to the death of Zamidar Boshuruddin Sarkar of Nabinagar, the family had to sell the mansion to a businessman.
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre is a planetarium on Bijoy Sharani Avenue of Tejgaon Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Novo Theatre opened to public on 2004. The Novo Theatre was previously named Bhashani Novo Theatre. The Novo Theatre was made autonomous by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre Bill 2010. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre was commissioned by the Ministry of Science and Communication Technology of the Government of Bangladesh.
Bahadur Shah Park Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bahadur Shah Park also known as Victoria Park. Bahadur Shah Park located in Old Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bahadur Shah Park has a memorial dedicated to the soldiers killed by the British in the aftermath of the Indian Mutiny of 1857. Bahadur Shah Park was built in 1858 at the initiative of Nawab Khwaja Abdul Ghani, in the Sadarghat area. Bahadur Shah Park was named Victoria Park until 1947. After that, Bahadur Shah Park was renamed after Bahadur Shah II, the last Mughal emperor.
Gulshan Lake Park
Recreational park with a jogging trail situated in Hulshan Dhaka.
Dhanmondi Lake Dhaka, Bangladesh
Dhanmondi Lake is located in the Dhanmondi residential area in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The lake is beside Mirpur road. Dhanmondi Lake was originally a dead channel of the Karwan Bazar River, and was connected to the Turag River in Dhaka. Dhanmondi Lake is partially connected with the Begunbari Canal. In 1956, Dhanmondi was developed as a residential area. In the development plan, about 16% of the total area of Dhanmondi was designated for the Dhanmondi Lake. The Dhanmondi Lake has become a well visited tourist spot in Dhaka, with cultural hubs such as the Rabindra-Sarobar located along Dhanmondi Lake side.
Bangabandhu Memorial Museum Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bangabandhu Memorial Museum also known as Bangabandhu Bhaban or Dhanmondi 32 was the personal residence of the founding father Sheikh Mujib President of Bangladesh. Sheikh Mujib was killed along with most of his family member in the residence, and today it is a museum/ Bangabandhu Bhaban. It is located in Dhanmondi 32, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Khan Mohammad Masjid Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Khan Mohammad Mosque is a historical mosque in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Khan Mohammad Mosque is an archaeological site located in southern Dhaka, near Lalbagh fort. The Khan Mohammad Mosque rises above its surroundings because the tahkhana or underground rooms of the mosque are above grade. The roof of the tahkhana forms the platform on which the The Khan Mohammad Mosque is situated. The spacious prayer place before the main mosque is open in all directions allowing air to flow and keep the Musullis cool.
Chandrima Uddan Dhaka, Bangladesh
Chandrima Uddan also called Zia Uddan is a park situated across the road of the national parliament building, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The park is being the place where the former Bangladeshi President, Ziaur Rahman was buried. Zia Uddan is connected to the road with a bridge which runs over the Crescent Lake.
Suhrawardy Udyan Dhaka, Bangladesh
Suhrawardy Udyan Dhaka formerly known as Ramna Race Course ground is a national memorial located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Suhrawardy Udyan is named after Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy. Originally Suhrawardy Udyan served as the military club of the British soldiers stationed in Dhaka. Suhrawardy Udyan was then called the Ramna Race Course and later Ramna Gymkhana. After the end of colonial rule, the Suhrawardy Udyan – sometimes referred to as Dhaka Race Course – was used for legal horse racing on Sundays. Suhrawardy Udyan is the resting place of three great national leaders, Sher-i-Bangla A.K. Fazlul Haqueq, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy and Khwaja Nazimuddin. Ramna Race Course was renamed after Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy. A Mughal structure namely the Dhaka Gate was built adjacent to the park area. The Dhaka Gate was built by Mir Jumla II in 1660s. The Museum of Independence, Dhaka is situated within the park area Suhrawardy Udyan. The Independence museum shows the history of the nation since Mughal tenure to independence in 1971. The Independence museum was opened to public on 25 March 2015, the 45th Independence Day of Bangladesh.
Bara Katra Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bara Katra, is the historical and architectural monument, Bara Katra is one of the oldest buildings in Dhaka. The word Katra may have originated from Arabic word Katara which means colonnaded building. The word ‘Katra/ katara’ in Arabic and Persian means ‘Caravan Sarai’ or simply a ‘Sarai’. Bara Katra is a palatial building dating to the reign of the Mughal dynasty in the Bengal region. Bara Katra is situated to the south of Chowk Bazaar Dhaka close to the north bank of the river Buriganga river.
Rose village is very closer to Dhaka city. It is near about 15 km from Dhaka city.
Kakrail Mosque Dhaka, Bangladesh
Kakrail Mosque (কাকরাইল মসজিদ) is a mosque located near Ramna Park, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Kakrail Mosque is the center of Tablighi activities in Bangladesh.
Gurdwara Nanak Shahi, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Gurdwara Nanak Shahi Dhaka is the principal Sikh Gurdwara in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Gurdwara Nanak Shahi is located at the campus of the University of Dhaka and considered to be the biggest of the 9 to 10 Gurdwaras in the country of Bangladesh. The Gurudwara Nanak Shahi commemorates the visit of Guru Nanak. The Gurudwara Nanak Shahi is said to have been built in 1830. The present building of the Gurdwara Nanak Shahi was renovated in 1988–1989. The parkarma verandah had been constructed Gurdwara Nanak Shahi on all four sides of the original building to provide protection.
Ramna Botmul Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ramna Botmul is the place in the ramna park where Pahela Baishakh celebrations arranged by Chaayanot every year. 14 April 2001 Ramna Batamul bombing was a series of bomb attacks at a cultural programme of the Pahela Baishakh celebrations arranged by Chaayanot, the leading cultural organization of Dhaka, Bangladesh. In 14 April 2001 Ten people, including Shujan, a Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami militant, died and many more people were wounded.