Choto Katra

Choto Katra

Choto Katra (Small Katara) is one of the two Katras built during Mughal’s regime in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was constructed in 1663 by Subahdar Shaista Khan.It is on Hakim Habibur Rahman lane on the bank of the Buriganga River. Basically it was built to accommodate some officials and Shaista Khan’s expanding family. Choto Katra is […]

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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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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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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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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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Islampur cloth Market

Islampur cloth Market

The biggest clothes market of Bangladesh is Islampur Clothes Market. This market started from British period with few shops. In Pakistan period this market expanded step by step. After independence of Bangladesh this cloth market was fully established as the biggest cloth market of the country. Islampur bazaar stands on the bank of Buriganga River […]

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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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Holy Rosary Catholic Church

Holy Rosary Catholic Church

Portuguese Augustinian missionaries introduced Christianity in Dhaka. In 1628, they established a church, called the ‘Church of the Assumption’, in Narinda, southern part of the Dhaka city. The second church of Dhaka was built in 1677 at Tejgaon. The inscription on the pinnacle of the Church shows a date in Arabic numerals 1677, built by […]

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Chowk Bazaar Islamic Books Market

Chowk Bazaar Islamic Books Market

Chowk Bazaar was one of the most famous business and social meeting centers of Dhaka in the Mughal period. It is a very good place for Islamic Books shopping as variety of books is available and they are sold at the cheapest rates. Chowk Bazaar Mosque Goli is well known for Islamic Books shop.It is […]

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