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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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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Novo Theatre

Novo Theatre

To eradicate superstitions and blind faith from the society and to inculcate positive scientific temper in the mind of people specially among the students. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre has been established as a Non-formal Science Educational institution. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre has been established by the Ministry of Science & Technology […]

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Lalbagh Fort

Lalbagh Fort

Lalbagh Fort or Fort Aurangabad, an incomplete Mughal palace fortress at Dhaka on the river Buriganga in the southwestern part of the old city. The river has now gone further south and flows at quite a distance from the fort. D’Oily’s painting (1809-11) shows that more than half of this east-west oblong fortress touched the […]

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The sculpture Swadhinata Sangram

The sculpture Swadhinata Sangram

The sculpture ‘Swadhinata Sangram’ is the embodiment of the consciousness and struggle of Bengali’s. Eminent sculptor Shamim Sikder erected this grand sculpture.It is situated on the turn of the Fuller Road, between Jagannath Hall and SM Hall. It was inaugurated in 1999. Shamim Sikder built the first, and one of the largest, sculpture gardens in […]

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Ruplal House

Ruplal House

Ruplal House is a grand 19th century building or mansion in Old Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was erected jointly by two Hindu affluent merchant brothers named Ruplal Das and Raghunath, sons of Swarup Chandra, on the northern bank of Buriganga overlooking a riverfront promenade along the buckland bund in the Farashganj district of old Dhaka. Foundation […]

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Nurani Cold Drink

Nurani Cold Drink

Old Dhaka’s food is not famous for its traditional foods only but also for its delicious Drinks. Many famous drinks of Mughal and Sultani period are still available in Old Dhaka. Nurani Cold Drink is most popular in old Dhaka. Labo pani and Lassi is very testy.       Location

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Arts and Crafts Stalls

Arts and Crafts Stalls

Pottery is closely related to Bangali culture. Bangladeshi potters are famous for their fine art works and unique motifs. Nowadays, a lot of people prefer earthenware to decorate their interior in order to create a subtle ambiance. Road side shops occupy the huge pavements from high court to Shishu Academy where a number of stalls […]

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Public Library

Public Library

Central Public Library of Bangladesh (between 1996 and 2007 it was named Begum Sufia Kamal National Public Library) is the largest public library in Bangladesh. It also houses the Public Library Department which, with 68 public libraries including the Central Public Library in its jurisdiction, is managed by the Directorate of Public Libraries under the […]

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