Northbrook Hall – Lalkuthi

Northbrook Hall – Lalkuthi

Northbrook Hall (also Lalkuthi; Red House because of its deep red color) was originally built as a town hall during the British period. It is situated at Farashgonj road in Old Dhaka, on the north bank of the Buriganga River, Bangladesh. In 1874 Indian Governor Thomas George Baring, Lord Northbrook, who was the Viceroy of […]

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Baldha Garden

Baldha Garden

Baldha Garden is an enriched botanical garden which spans 3.15 acres (1.27 ha) of land located at Wari in the old part of the city of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. It has a collection of 672 species of plants.The Baldha Garden is now managed as a satellite unit of the National Botanical Garden by […]

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Charukola Institute

Charukola Institute

Faculty of Fine Art (FFA) was an Institute of Dhaka University. The Institute turned into Faculty in 2008. This educational institute which established in 1948 was the first art educational Institute in this region and became the main centre of art and cultural practice. Its currently situated in Shahbagh, in Dhaka city, close to the […]

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Shilpakala Academy

Shilpakala Academy

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy(National Academy of Fine and Performing Arts) is the principal state-sponsored national cultural center of Bangladesh. It is the national academy of fine and performing arts. The academy was established through an act of Parliament in 1974 as a statutory organization under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs. But subsequently the Act of 1974 […]

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Bangladesh National Museum

Bangladesh National Museum

The Bangladesh National Museum, originally established on 20 March 1913, albeit under another name, and formally inaugurated on 7 August 1913, was accorded the status of the national museum of Bangladesh on 17 November 1983. It is located Shahbag, Dhaka. The museum is well organized and displays have been housed in several departments like department […]

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Mirpur Banarasi Palli

Mirpur Banarasi Palli

Mirpur Banarasi Palli is a market place well known for different kinds of traditional Banarasi Sarees in Bangladesh. The place is not only famous in Bangladesh but also in India and Pakistan. Merchants from India and Pakistan come here to have these best Banarasi Sharees. It has become very familiarized by supplying sarees to both […]

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Midford Perfume Market

Midford Perfume Market

Meandering through the lanes of Armanitola and Mitford of Old Dhaka one’s olfactory nerves will be tantalised from a strong and somewhat pungent smell emanating from a variety of perfume and chemical shops. The overpowering aroma, which originates from a blend of perfumes, would make someone wobbly if she is not a frequenter to this […]

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Suhrawardy Udyan

Suhrawardy Udyan

Suhrawardy Udyan formerly known as Ramna Race Course ground is a national memorial located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is named after Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy. Originally it served as the military club of the British soldiers stationed in Dhaka. It was then called the Ramna Race Course and later Ramna Gymkhana. After the end of colonial […]

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Alam vai ar jhal muri

Alam vai ar jhal muri

Jhalmuri- A traditional Bengali snack, Jahlmuri starts with puffed rice. Like most street foods, there’s no set recipe, each chef will make this favourite their own. The most traditional additions are vegetables (onion, potato, chick peas, cucumber), spices (masala powder, coriander, ginger, salt), peanuts, mustard oil and lime juice. Alam ar Jhalmuri is popular jhalmuri […]

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