Gol Talaab

Gol Talaab

Gol Talab or Gol Talaab (talab means tank) is a oval-shaped water tank/pond in Islampur, Old Dhaka,located immediately to the north-west of the Ahsan Manzil Palace and north of the Buriganga River. Previously it was the part of Nabab Bari Area (Complex). It was the pond of Ahsan Manzil. What we see today, the Nabab […]

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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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Bangla Ghor

Bangla Ghor

Nawab Bahadur Sir Khwaja Abdul Ghani Mian KCSI (1813–1896) was the first Nawab of Dhaka recognized by the British Raj. He introduced the panchayat system.Panchayat Committee, a Non-profitable community organization. Bangla Ghor Panchayat in Old Dhaka where management has been very ably to different sort of development and helpful activities.

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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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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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Unknown Tomb

Unknown Tomb

The tomb appears to be an inseparable part of Satgumbad Masjid. According to the legend current locally one of the daughters of Nawab Shaista Kha was buried in it. The tomb chamber is octagonal inside and Square outside. A few years back it was lying in coinplete derelict state of preservation. The present structure is […]

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Bongshal Pond

Bongshal Pond

Across the long-reclaimed Dholaikhal, at the edge of Tanti Bazaar, the narrow streets lead to the Bongshal Talaab. Making an appearance in the 1908 version of the Cadastral Survey map, the roughly 100-year-old water tank is one of the few remaining in Dhaka and maintained by the community. Location

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Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

The National Botanical Garden of Bangladesh, also referred to as Bangladesh National Herbarium, is the largest plant conservation center in Bangladesh, with an area of around 84 hectares (210 acres). It is located at Mirpur in Dhaka, beside the Dhaka Zoo. It was establishes in 1961. It is one of the greatest botanical gardens of […]

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Northbrook Hall – Lalkuthi

Northbrook Hall – Lalkuthi

Northbrook Hall (also Lalkuthi; Red House because of its deep red color) was originally built as a town hall during the British period. It is situated at Farashgonj road in Old Dhaka, on the north bank of the Buriganga River, Bangladesh. In 1874 Indian Governor Thomas George Baring, Lord Northbrook, who was the Viceroy of […]

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Beauty Boarding

Beauty Boarding

In a city where the classes force together. the bunk classes with their charitable, the intellectuals with intellectuals and so on, it has not been truly feasible to open all-embracing salons specified as tally existed in Paris or Leadership, the author bohemian of the occidental cities.But there is one Bangali organization – and it is […]

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