Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage

Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage

Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage is the oldest organization in Asia. It was established in 1909, founded by Nawab Sir Salimullah Bahadur of Dhaka. There was seven building built by him with his own fund and effort. He was encouraged to establish this organization by some dedicated philanthropic elites of Dhaka. It was financed by the […]

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Suhrawardy Udyan

Suhrawardy Udyan

Suhrawardy Udyan formerly known as Ramna Race Course ground is a national memorial located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is named after Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy. Originally it served as the military club of the British soldiers stationed in Dhaka. It was then called the Ramna Race Course and later Ramna Gymkhana. After the end of colonial […]

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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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Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque

Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque

Chawk Mosque (also Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is located in the Chowk Bazaar area of the old town of Dhaka, south of the current city centre. Today the original building design has been lost through multiple renovations and extensions. History The construction has been dated to 1676, as noted by an inscription in […]

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Joy Kali Temple

Joy Kali Temple

The Temple of Joy Kali is situated between Thathari Bazar and Wari, on a road itself named after this temple, which is called 24 Joy Kali Temple street. Joy Kali Temple is a Hindu temple devoted to Goddess Kali Ma. People of Hindu religion of every age comes to this temple to worship Goddess Kali. […]

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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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Shaheed Minar

Shaheed Minar

The Shaheed Minar ( Shohid Minar lit. “Martyr Monument”) is a national monument in Dhaka, Bangladesh, established to commemorate those killed during the Bengali Language Movement demonstrations of 1952. On February 21, 1952, dozens of students and political activists were killed when the Pakistani police force opened fire on Bengali protesters who were demanding equal […]

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Dhaka International Buddhist Monastery

Dhaka International Buddhist Monastery

Dhaka International Buddhist Monastery founded in 1981 by the theravada Buddhist community. It was initially set up in a rented house near the Malibag rail crossing in dhaka. Sundarananda Bhikkhu was its first principal. From the beginning it played an important role in propagating buddhism and preserving its culture and tradition in Bangladesh. The monastery […]

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Armenian Church

Armenian Church

The Armenian Church (also known as Armenian Apostolic Church of the Holy Resurrection) is a historically significant architectural monument situated in the Armanitola area of old Dhaka, Bangladesh. The church bears testimony to the existence of a significant Armenian community in the region in the 17th and 18th centuries. History Following the domination of their […]

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