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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Midford Perfume Market

Midford Perfume Market

Meandering through the lanes of Armanitola and Mitford of Old Dhaka one’s olfactory nerves will be tantalised from a strong and somewhat pungent smell emanating from a variety of perfume and chemical shops. The overpowering aroma, which originates from a blend of perfumes, would make someone wobbly if she is not a frequenter to this […]

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Pan Supari

Pan Supari

In 2004, a special shop named “Pansupari” started to provide various tastes of “Khilipan” to the customers. They prepared a variety of khilipans in various tastes. Soon, they earned huge popularity; now they have three other outlets in Banani, Bashundhara City and Shahjalal Int’l Airport. Pan means betel leaf and Supari means betel nut. In […]

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Liberation War Museum

Liberation War Museum

The Liberation War Museum is a museum in Segunbagicha, Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh that commemorates the Bangladesh Liberation War, which led to the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan. A museum opened on 22 March 1996, and has more than 10,000 artifacts and exhibits on display in the museum or stored in its archives.It is […]

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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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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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Deshi Dosh

Deshi Dosh

With a very attractive name it is a combined effort of 10 local companies to promote the culture and clothes of Bangladesh. Deshal, Nipun, Rang, Banglar Mela, Bibiana, Shadakalo, Anjans, Probortona, Nagardola and Kay Kraft altogether are this Deshi Dosh. Maintaining a harmony with others each stall remains unique. All of them displays their own […]

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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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Doyel Chattar

Doyel Chattar

Doel Chattar at the Dhaka University Campus, One of the great iconic sculptures of the Dhaka town. Doyel chattar has become the biggest market for pottery and terracotta pieces.

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