Hoseni Dalan

Hoseni Dalan

Hoseni Dalan, also spelt Husaini Dalan, is a Shia shrine in the old part of the Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was built in the 17th century during the Mughal Period. This commemorates the martyrdom of al-Husain, grandson of Mohammed, during the battle of Karbala on 10 October 680 CE. It is said that one Sayyid Murad […]

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Ramna Kali Mandir

Ramna Kali Mandir

The Ramna Kali Mandir also known as Ramna Kali Bari home of the Hindu goddess Kali was one of the most famous Hindu temples in the Indian subcontinent. It is believed that more than a thousand years old and was located in Dhaka the capital of present Bangladesh outside Ramna Park now renamed Suhrawardy Udyan. […]

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Charu Dadu

Charu Dadu

A whole trend of art zooming in on one person, who is not otherwise “famous”, is a rare instance in our culture. Momin Ali Mridha, widely known as “Dadu” (grandfather) — at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Dhaka University — has been the subject of drawings, paintings, photographs and sculptures by the teachers and students […]

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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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Azimpur Graveyard

Azimpur Graveyard

Thousands of people throng the graveyard to pray and show love to their deceased relatives and friends specially on the major festivals. Some of them place flowers, flower wreaths,bouquets and flower petals and foliage on the grave site of their beloved persons. They also place incense and agar sticks.In the night candles are lit by […]

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Lalbagh Shahi Mosque

Lalbagh Shahi Mosque

Lalbagh Shahi Mosque is located within a few yards of the southern gate of the lalbagh fort at Dhaka. This is the largest Mughal mosque in Bangladesh. Built by Prince farrukh siyar between 1703 and 1706, while he was at Dhaka as a representative of his viceroy father Prince azim-us-shan. Due to a series of […]

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Lalbagh Fort

Lalbagh Fort

Lalbagh Fort or Fort Aurangabad, an incomplete Mughal palace fortress at Dhaka on the river Buriganga in the southwestern part of the old city. The river has now gone further south and flows at quite a distance from the fort. D’Oily’s painting (1809-11) shows that more than half of this east-west oblong fortress touched the […]

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Allahr Dan Biriyani House

Allahr Dan 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. Allah Dann Biriyani House offers popular biriyani in the old town. Location 21 No. Distillery Road, Dhup Khola Bazar, Gandaria Dhaka.

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Shamsher Ali Vuna Khichuri

Shamsher Ali Vuna Khichuri

Shamsher Ali’r Vhuna Khichuri is super testy food. Enjoy unlimited rice with testy achar. It’s really awesome. The place is at Bangshal Churiwala Goli. Open every Saturday to Thursday (Close on Friday) Opening Times: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM Location 118, Bangshal Road(Churiwala Gulli), Dhaka-1100

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