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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Ahsan Manzil

Ahsan Manzil

Ahsan Manzil was the official residential palace and seat of the Dhaka Nawab Family. This magnificent building is situated at Kumartoli along the banks of the Buriganga River in Bangladesh. The construction of this palace was started in the year 1859 and was completed in 1869. It is constructed in the Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture. To […]

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Aziz Super Market

Aziz Super Market

Aziz Super Market is a multipurpose market and residential complex. It is better known for its Book shops and Fashion House. If anyone need to get any rare book from across the world -s/he might pay a visit to Janantik, Ekushey, Boipatra, Parua, Papyrus Pathak Somabesh, Taxasila etc. Also your can find different type of […]

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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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Azimpur Dayera Sharif

Azimpur Dayera Sharif

Hazrat Shah Sufi Syed Mohammad Dayem was one of the most prominent Sufi Saint of his time. He came into the lime light in the Eighteenth century. He was one of the few Saints of high order in Bangladesh and the Indian sub-continent. The famous historical shrine of ‘Dayera Sharif’ situated at Azimpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh, […]

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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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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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Panthapath Furniture Market

Panthapath Furniture Market

Pantha Path Furniture Market is Dhaka’s biggest and most important furniture market. The market is located just opposite Bashundhara City, which is Dhaka’s first mega shopping mall and spreads over a considerable distance of the Panthapath on the north side of the road. In this famous furniture market all kinds of wood, bamboo, cane, iron, […]

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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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