Koshaituli Mosque

Koshaituli Mosque

The inscriptions on this mosque express the name as “Qassabtuly Jame Masjid” now known as Koshaituli Mosque. Built in Hijri 1338, this is one of the most ornate mosques in Old Dhaka. The exquisitely beautiful mosque surface is done with colored broken pieces of ceramic. The Mihrab’s decoration is characterized by floral motifs in dazzling […]

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Holy Rosary Catholic Church

Holy Rosary Catholic Church

Portuguese Augustinian missionaries introduced Christianity in Dhaka. In 1628, they established a church, called the ‘Church of the Assumption’, in Narinda, southern part of the Dhaka city. The second church of Dhaka was built in 1677 at Tejgaon. The inscription on the pinnacle of the Church shows a date in Arabic numerals 1677, built by […]

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Kashmir Biriyani House

Kashmir Biriyani House

Biriani are the most common dishes in the rice categories of Old Dhaka. It is my most favorite food item. From very small party to large, everywhere people keep Biriani as their main dish. Kashmir Biriyani House offers popular biriyani in the old town. Location 117/6/7 Islampur, Dhaka-1100  

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Bon Sik

Bon Sik

Shik kabab is one of the mouth watering food items of Old Dhaka. It is sarved with Bon ruti. Shik Kabab has a delicious smell that attracts people to eat it. The kabab maker use meat, elachi pest, ganger pest, flour of peas (beson), oil and salt to produce this kabab. First they mixed all […]

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Choto Katra

Choto Katra

Choto Katra (Small Katara) is one of the two Katras built during Mughal’s regime in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was constructed in 1663 by Subahdar Shaista Khan.It is on Hakim Habibur Rahman lane on the bank of the Buriganga River. Basically it was built to accommodate some officials and Shaista Khan’s expanding family. Choto Katra is […]

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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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Jhunu Polao Ghor

Jhunu Polao Ghor

Jhunu Polao Ghor offers popular Polau in the old town. Murog Polau is one of the traditional food items of Old Dhaka. It is the most famous food in the section of Polau. People of Old Dhaka used to cook this Polau in any party especially in marriage ceremony. It is similar to Polau but […]

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Chowk Bazaar Islamic Books Market

Chowk Bazaar Islamic Books Market

Chowk Bazaar was one of the most famous business and social meeting centers of Dhaka in the Mughal period. It is a very good place for Islamic Books shopping as variety of books is available and they are sold at the cheapest rates. Chowk Bazaar Mosque Goli is well known for Islamic Books shop.It is […]

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Kazi Nazrul’s mazar

Kazi Nazrul’s mazar

Kazi Nazrul Islam (Bengali: Kazi Nozrul Islam) (25 May 1899 – 29 August 1976), sobriquet Bidrohi Kobi (Rebel Poet), known popularly as Nazrul, was a Bengali poet musician and revolutionary who pioneered poetic works espousing intense spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression. His poetry and nationalist activism earned him the popular title of Bidrohi Kobi […]

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