Shaheed Minar

Shaheed Minar

The Shaheed Minar ( Shohid Minar lit. “Martyr Monument”) is a national monument in Dhaka, Bangladesh, established to commemorate those killed during the Bengali Language Movement demonstrations of 1952. On February 21, 1952, dozens of students and political activists were killed when the Pakistani police force opened fire on Bengali protesters who were demanding equal […]

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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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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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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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Armenian Church

Armenian Church

The Armenian Church (also known as Armenian Apostolic Church of the Holy Resurrection) is a historically significant architectural monument situated in the Armanitola area of old Dhaka, Bangladesh. The church bears testimony to the existence of a significant Armenian community in the region in the 17th and 18th centuries. History Following the domination of their […]

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Public Library

Public Library

Central Public Library of Bangladesh (between 1996 and 2007 it was named Begum Sufia Kamal National Public Library) is the largest public library in Bangladesh. It also houses the Public Library Department which, with 68 public libraries including the Central Public Library in its jurisdiction, is managed by the Directorate of Public Libraries under the […]

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New Market

New Market

New Market, north of Azimpur, Dhaka began its construction in 1952 by C&B Dept. on 35 acres (140,000 m2) of land during the period Mr. Nurul Amin, the Chief Minister of East Pakistan. Market was completed in 1954. This heralded the beginning of a new area of development towards modernizing Dhaka. Eventually, it attracted shopping […]

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Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque

Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque

The Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque on Lalbagh road is situated less than half a kilometre west of the Lalbagh Fort. Two Persian inscriptions, one over the central archway and the other over the central Mihrab, speak of its construction during 1704–05 AD by one Khan Muhammad Mridha. The large platform is 38.10 m from north […]

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Asiatic Society

Asiatic Society

Established in 1952, the Asiatic Society had been known as Asiatic Society of Pakistan, and since 1972 renamed as Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. In establishing the Society, the leading role was played by Ahmad Hasan Dani, the great archaeologist and Indologist of world repute. The other scholars involved in the foundation of the Society were […]

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