Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque

Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque

The Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque on Lalbagh road is situated less than half a kilometre west of the Lalbagh Fort. Two Persian inscriptions, one over the central archway and the other over the central Mihrab, speak of its construction during 1704–05 AD by one Khan Muhammad Mridha. The large platform is 38.10 m from north […]

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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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Ramna Kali Mandir

Ramna Kali Mandir

The Ramna Kali Mandir also known as Ramna Kali Bari home of the Hindu goddess Kali was one of the most famous Hindu temples in the Indian subcontinent. It is believed that more than a thousand years old and was located in Dhaka the capital of present Bangladesh outside Ramna Park now renamed Suhrawardy Udyan. […]

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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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Bangladesh National Museum

Bangladesh National Museum

The Bangladesh National Museum, originally established on 20 March 1913, albeit under another name, and formally inaugurated on 7 August 1913, was accorded the status of the national museum of Bangladesh on 17 November 1983. It is located Shahbag, Dhaka. The museum is well organized and displays have been housed in several departments like department […]

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Chawk Bazaar

Chawk Bazaar

Chawk Bazaar is a well known bazaar in Lalbagh, Old Dhaka, Bangladesh. It dates back to the Mughal period. Chowk Bazaar was one of the most famous business and social meeting centers of Dhaka in the Mughal period. Even after 400 years it is still famous as before. It is one of Dhaka’s old town […]

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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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Tanti Bazar

Tanti Bazar

Set up sometime in the 18th century, the narrow streets of Tanti Bazar house about 400 jewellery shops and goldsmiths’ workshops. About 20,000 craftsmen usually toil here, softening gold over charcoal fires and then fashioning it into bangles, earrings and necklaces using centuries-old techniques. Location

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