Sangsad Bhaban

Sangsad Bhaban

Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban or National Parliament House is the house of the Parliament of Bangladesh, located at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. Designed by architect Louis Kahn, the complex, which accommodates all Bangladesh’s seven parliaments, is one of the largest legislative complexes in the world, comprising 200 acres (800,000 m²). The building […]

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Saint Thomas Church

Saint Thomas Church

St. Thomas Church, Dhaka: The official name of this Anglican Church, better known as the St. Thomas Church, is the ‘Church of Bangladesh’. Built in 1819, and consecrated two years later by Bishop Reginald Heber of Kolkata (Calcutta), the church premise was in an area of lush greeneries with the famous Bahadur Shah park in […]

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Gol Talaab

Gol Talaab

Gol Talab or Gol Talaab (talab means tank) is a oval-shaped water tank/pond in Islampur, Old Dhaka,located immediately to the north-west of the Ahsan Manzil Palace and north of the Buriganga River. Previously it was the part of Nabab Bari Area (Complex). It was the pond of Ahsan Manzil. What we see today, the Nabab […]

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Gawsia Snacks Corner

Gawsia Snacks Corner

Dhaka is known for its local snack foods at every street corner with an endless selection to choose from: Samosas, Fuchka, fried chicken and chotpoti are just to name a few delicacies that are indulged on, in the evening in Dhaka.Gawsia Snacks corner is one of the old snacks shop at Gawsia Market. Location:

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Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

The National Botanical Garden of Bangladesh, also referred to as Bangladesh National Herbarium, is the largest plant conservation center in Bangladesh, with an area of around 84 hectares (210 acres). It is located at Mirpur in Dhaka, beside the Dhaka Zoo. It was establishes in 1961. It is one of the greatest botanical gardens of […]

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Bulbul Lalitakala Academy

Bulbul Lalitakala Academy

Bulbul Lalitakala Academy an institution of fine arts established in Dhaka on 17 May 1955 commemorating BULBUL CHOWDHURY and his role in popularising dance among conservative Bengali Muslims. It is also known as BAFA (Bulbul Academy for Fine Arts). The academy offers instruction in, and conducts research on, song, music, dance, drama, painting and sculpture. […]

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Hanif Miar Tehari

Hanif Miar Tehari

It’s opposite too Haji’s Biriyani, in Nazimuddin Road. It’s the best Tehari I have tasted till date. If you haven’t tasted it yet, go for it. Price is reasonable. If you want you can eat there or have a takeaway. Location  

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Arts and Crafts Stalls

Arts and Crafts Stalls

Pottery is closely related to Bangali culture. Bangladeshi potters are famous for their fine art works and unique motifs. Nowadays, a lot of people prefer earthenware to decorate their interior in order to create a subtle ambiance. Road side shops occupy the huge pavements from high court to Shishu Academy where a number of stalls […]

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Alauddin Sweetmeat Shop

Alauddin Sweetmeat Shop

For ages it is our culture to treat people/guests with sweets during happy moments. Only hundred years’ back from now the custom was to prepare the delicacy at home at any religious or social event. Back then sweetmeat shops were very limited. Most of the misti karigors or Moyra at that time came from Hindu […]

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