Koshaituli Mosque

Koshaituli Mosque

The inscriptions on this mosque express the name as “Qassabtuly Jame Masjid” now known as Koshaituli Mosque. Built in Hijri 1338, this is one of the most ornate mosques in Old Dhaka. The exquisitely beautiful mosque surface is done with colored broken pieces of ceramic. The Mihrab’s decoration is characterized by floral motifs in dazzling […]

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Allahr Dan Biriyani House

Allahr Dan Biriyani House

Biriani are the most common dishes in the rice categories of Old Dhaka. It is my most favorite food item. From very small party to large, everywhere people keep Biriani as their main dish. Allah Dann Biriyani House offers popular biriyani in the old town. Location 21 No. Distillery Road, Dhup Khola Bazar, Gandaria Dhaka.

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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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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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Dhaka Christian Cemetery

Dhaka Christian Cemetery

The Christian Cemetery is situated at Wari, a district of Old Town in Dhaka. It started to go into a declining state within a few years after it was built, and it still is in ruins and wilderness. It was developed mainly for the European traders and their families, thus most members of the East […]

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Bahadur Shah Park

Bahadur Shah Park

Bahadur Shah Park, located in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is a striking war memorial set amidst the splendor of nature. It was built in 1858 at the initiative of Nawab Khwaja Abdul Ghani, in the Sadarghat area. It was called Victoria Park until 1947. After that, it was renamed after Bahadur Shah II, the last Mughal emperor. […]

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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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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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Shilpakala Academy

Shilpakala Academy

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy(National Academy of Fine and Performing Arts) is the principal state-sponsored national cultural center of Bangladesh. It is the national academy of fine and performing arts. The academy was established through an act of Parliament in 1974 as a statutory organization under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs. But subsequently the Act of 1974 […]

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