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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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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Joy Kali Temple

Joy Kali Temple

The Temple of Joy Kali is situated between Thathari Bazar and Wari, on a road itself named after this temple, which is called 24 Joy Kali Temple street. Joy Kali Temple is a Hindu temple devoted to Goddess Kali Ma. People of Hindu religion of every age comes to this temple to worship Goddess Kali. […]

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Dhaka International Buddhist Monastery

Dhaka International Buddhist Monastery

Dhaka International Buddhist Monastery founded in 1981 by the theravada Buddhist community. It was initially set up in a rented house near the Malibag rail crossing in dhaka. Sundarananda Bhikkhu was its first principal. From the beginning it played an important role in propagating buddhism and preserving its culture and tradition in Bangladesh. The monastery […]

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Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque

Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque

Chawk Mosque (also Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is located in the Chowk Bazaar area of the old town of Dhaka, south of the current city centre. Today the original building design has been lost through multiple renovations and extensions. History The construction has been dated to 1676, as noted by an inscription 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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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 Graveyard

Azimpur Graveyard

Thousands of people throng the graveyard to pray and show love to their deceased relatives and friends specially on the major festivals. Some of them place flowers, flower wreaths,bouquets and flower petals and foliage on the grave site of their beloved persons. They also place incense and agar sticks.In the night candles are lit by […]

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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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Armenian Church

Armenian Church

The Armenian Church (also known as Armenian Apostolic Church of the Holy Resurrection) is a historically significant architectural monument situated in the Armanitola area of old Dhaka, Bangladesh. The church bears testimony to the existence of a significant Armenian community in the region in the 17th and 18th centuries. History Following the domination of their […]

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