Ahsan Manzil

Ahsan Manzil

Ahsan Manzil was the official residential palace and seat of the Dhaka Nawab Family. This magnificent building is situated at Kumartoli along the banks of the Buriganga River in Bangladesh. The construction of this palace was started in the year 1859 and was completed in 1869. It is constructed in the Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture. To […]

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Anando Bakery

Anando Bakery

On Abul Hasnat road near Central Jail. It’s isn’t excatly a restaurant. But they have a variety of old town specialities like different kinds of bread including bakarkhani and different types of Parata, different types of cakes, shami Kebab and mutton leg roast etc. The quality is much better than the places in new Dhaka, […]

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Madhur Canteen

Madhur Canteen

Madhur Canteen (meaning Madhu’s canteen) is a familiar name in the history of Dhaka University and as well as the history of national politics of Bangladesh. Mainly form the late 40‘s and the Madhur canteen as a place has been associated with many national movements that originated from Dhaka university. Many renowned writers, social workers, […]

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Ramakrishna Mission

Ramakrishna Mission

Ramakrishna Mission, Bangladesh branch of the Ramakrishna Mission, inspired by the teachings of sri ramakrishna (1836-1886). Ramakrishna believed that all religions are true and that each person can approach God in his or her own way. He stressed that human beings are essentially divine and that it is better to make positive efforts for progress […]

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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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Star Cineplex

Star Cineplex

The Ultimate Movie Experience Show Motion Limited, founded in December 19 , 2002, is a joint venture private company with expatriate promoters and management. SHOW Motion Ltd. has been established to do business in the entertainment industry in Bangladesh. With lucid vision for the entertainment development in the country, the local and foreign promoters of […]

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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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Binat Bibi Mosque

Binat Bibi Mosque

Binat Bibi Mosque is the earliest surviving mosque in Dhaka built in 1454 by Bakht Binat, the daughter of Marhamat. It was during the rule of the Sultan of Bengal, Nasiruddin Mahmud Shah (r. 1435–1459).The mosque is located beside the Hayat Bepari’s Bridge in Narinda area. Location

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Bangla Academy

Bangla Academy

Bangla Academy, established on 3 December 1955, is the national academy for promoting the Bangla (Bengali) language in Bangladesh. The main office of the organization is located at the Burdwan House, once a part of the campus of the University of Dhaka, beside Suhrawardy Udyan. History The importance of establishing an organization for Bengali language […]

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