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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Bongshal Pond

Bongshal Pond

Across the long-reclaimed Dholaikhal, at the edge of Tanti Bazaar, the narrow streets lead to the Bongshal Talaab. Making an appearance in the 1908 version of the Cadastral Survey map, the roughly 100-year-old water tank is one of the few remaining in Dhaka and maintained by the community. Location

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Rose Garden Palace

Rose Garden Palace

Rose Garden Palace is a prominent building and garden in Tikatully of Old Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was originally built for Hrikesh Das the Hindu Zaminder of Dhaka as a pleasure lodge. It is currently owned by Khan Bahadur Kazi Family. It is undergoing renovation and retains landmark status in Bangladesh. It is popularly known as […]

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Eternal Flame

Eternal Flame

It was the place where independence leader Sheikh Mujibur Raman delivered a historic oath of independence speech before the 1971 War, and then ironically where the Pakistani army surrendered a few months later. The ‘Shadhinota Stambha’ monument has been erected here, as well as an eternal flame to mark its significance. Location

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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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Chandrima Uddan

Chandrima Uddan

Chandrima Uddan is a park situated in the road beside the Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The name literally means “Moonlight Park” in Bengali. The park is notable for being the place where the former Bangladeshi President, Ziaur Rahman was buried. It is connected to the road with a bridge which runs over the […]

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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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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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Bismillah Kabab Ghor

Bismillah Kabab Ghor

Bismillah kabab ghor is most favorite among old Dhaka area this restaurant known as the best Kabab shop in bangladesh. “Bismillah kabab Ghor”. Its in “Nazira Bazar”. Its a narrow little restaurant. like a narrow passage.there were three tables in a row of four sitting.It is two storied.Tawa kabab of chicken and beef is awesome. […]

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