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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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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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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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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Star Mosque

Star Mosque

Star Mosque (also known as Tara Masjid), is a mosque located in Armanitola area, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The mosque has ornate designs and is decorated with motifs of blue stars. It was built in the first half of the 19th century by Mirza Golam Pir. Architecture: Built in the Mughal style by Mirza Ghulam in the […]

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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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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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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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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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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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