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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Saint Thomas Church

Saint Thomas Church

St. Thomas Church, Dhaka: The official name of this Anglican Church, better known as the St. Thomas Church, is the ‘Church of Bangladesh’. Built in 1819, and consecrated two years later by Bishop Reginald Heber of Kolkata (Calcutta), the church premise was in an area of lush greeneries with the famous Bahadur Shah park in […]

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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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Baitul Mukarram Mosque

Baitul Mukarram Mosque

Baitul Mukarram (The Holy House) is the national mosque of Bangladesh. Located at the center of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, the mosque was completed in 1968. The mosque has a capacity of 30,000, giving it the respectable position of being the 10th biggest mosque in the world. However the mosque is constantly getting overcrowded. This […]

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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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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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Saat Masjid

Saat Masjid

Saat Masjid (Satgumbad Mosque or Seven Domed Mosque) was built in 17th century at the north west outskirt of Dhaka. Accounting the stylistic patterns of the mosque, it is suggested that it was built sometime around 1680 AD.It was during the reign of the Subahdar of Bengal, Shaista Khan (r. 1664–1688). Now the mosque falls […]

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Dhakeshwari Temple

Dhakeshwari Temple

Dhakeshwari National Temple (Dhakeshshori Jatio Mondir) is a Hindu temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is state-owned, giving it the distinction of being Bangladesh’s ‘National Temple’. The name “Dhakeshwari” means “Goddess of Dhaka”. Since the destruction of Ramna Kali Mandir in 1971 by the Pakistan Army during the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Dhakeshwari Temple has assumed […]

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Shahbaz Khan Mosque

Shahbaz Khan Mosque

Shahbaz Khan Mosque is a historic mosque situated in Dhaka, Bangladesh. History: A merchant of prince of Dhaka who built the mosque as well as his own Dargah Sharif during his lifetime in – 1086 (h).It is an Islamic architecture. Now its present condition is good. Shahbaz Khan Mosque situated in the old high court […]

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Lalbagh Fort Mosque

Lalbagh Fort Mosque

Lalbagh Mosque, part of the Lalbagh Fort Complex and built under the rule of Governor Shaista Khan, is situated in the western part of the complex, aligned with the tomb of Bibi Pari. Stylistically it belongs to Shaista Khani architecture, its form is typical of three-domed, rectangular mosques commonly found in Dhaka. Measuring 65′ x […]

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