Dhakeshwari Temple

Dhakeshwari Temple

Dhakeshwari National Temple (Dhakeshshori Jatio Mondir) is a Hindu temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is state-owned, giving it the distinction of being Bangladesh’s ‘National Temple’. The name “Dhakeshwari” means “Goddess of Dhaka”. Since the destruction of Ramna Kali Mandir in 1971 by the Pakistan Army during the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Dhakeshwari Temple has assumed […]

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Shishu Park

Shishu Park

Shishu Park is the only public sector children’s amusement park in Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Established in 1979 on 15-acre (61,000) of land, it is the first children’s amusement park in Bangladesh. Established as a profit making venture by Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation, the government-owned tourism promotion agency in Bangladesh, it is maintained by Dhaka City Corporation […]

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Chawk Bazaar

Chawk Bazaar

Chawk Bazaar is a well known bazaar in Lalbagh, Old Dhaka, Bangladesh. It dates back to the Mughal period. Chowk Bazaar was one of the most famous business and social meeting centers of Dhaka in the Mughal period. Even after 400 years it is still famous as before. It is one of Dhaka’s old town […]

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Bangla Academy

Bangla Academy

Bangla Academy, established on 3 December 1955, is the national academy for promoting the Bangla (Bengali) language in Bangladesh. The main office of the organization is located at the Burdwan House, once a part of the campus of the University of Dhaka, beside Suhrawardy Udyan. History The importance of establishing an organization for Bengali language […]

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Hajir Biriani

Hajir Biriani

If you go to visit old Dhaka and looking for a place to have lunch where you can taste the food culture and heritage of the country, the first place you can go is the legendary Hajir Biryani. There is no advertisement, not even a sign board, but undoubtedly this is the best Biryani shop […]

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Baitul Mukarram Mosque

Baitul Mukarram Mosque

Baitul Mukarram (The Holy House) is the national mosque of Bangladesh. Located at the center of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, the mosque was completed in 1968. The mosque has a capacity of 30,000, giving it the respectable position of being the 10th biggest mosque in the world. However the mosque is constantly getting overcrowded. This […]

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Bangladesh Brahmo Samaj

Bangladesh Brahmo Samaj

Brahmo Samaj is the societal component of Brahmoism, a monotheistic reformist and renaissance movement of Hindu religion. Brahmo Samaj is a society of intellectuals that started in 1828 by eminent social activist Raja Rammohon Roy and the highly decorated Debendranath Tagore. Though East Bengal was a backward region with high illiteracy rate, within 18 years […]

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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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Sri Sri Siddeshwar Vasudev Temple

Sri Sri Siddeshwar Vasudev Temple (Siddeshwar Vasudev Mandir) is a Hindu temple in Old Dhaka. The temple is an important pilgrimage destination for many Hindu traditions, particularly worshippers of Krishna and Vishnu. Location

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