Anando Bakery

Anando Bakery

On Abul Hasnat road near Central Jail. It’s isn’t excatly a restaurant. But they have a variety of old town specialities like different kinds of bread including bakarkhani and different types of Parata, different types of cakes, shami Kebab and mutton leg roast etc. The quality is much better than the places in new Dhaka, […]

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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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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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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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Pitha

Pitha

Pitha or pithe is a type of cake, dimsum or bread common in Bangladesh and India, especially the eastern states of Assam, Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, and the northeastern region. Pithas are typically made of rice flour, although there are some types of pitha made of wheat flour. Less common types of pitha are […]

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Musa Khan Mosque

Musa Khan Mosque

Musa Khan Mosque is located on the western side of the Shahidullah Hall of Dhaka University, and is less than half a km to the south of the Khwaja Shahbaz’s Mosque. A high vaulted plinth with a three-domed mosque above and the grave of Musa Khan to its northeast comprise the mosque complex of Musa […]

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Bakarkhani

Bakarkhani

It is the most famous and common ruti in old Dhaka. As it is so dry local people called it ‘Sukha Ruti’. It tastes salty. Generally it is eaten with tea and sweets. This ruti is generally made of white flour, mawa, dalda, salt, soyabin oil, ghee, milk etc. First Bakarkhaniwala (Bread-maker) mixed all the […]

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Tin Netar Mazar

Tin Netar Mazar

It is the resting place of two great national leaders Sher-e-Bangla A.K. Fazlul Huq (1873-1962) and Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (1892-1963) and also of Khwaja Nazimuddin (1894-1964). Ramna Racecourse was renamed after Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy.

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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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