Kazi Nazrul’s mazar

Kazi Nazrul’s mazar

Kazi Nazrul Islam (Bengali: Kazi Nozrul Islam) (25 May 1899 – 29 August 1976), sobriquet Bidrohi Kobi (Rebel Poet), known popularly as Nazrul, was a Bengali poet musician and revolutionary who pioneered poetic works espousing intense spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression. His poetry and nationalist activism earned him the popular title of Bidrohi Kobi […]

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Curzon Hall

Curzon Hall

Curzon Hall is part of the school of science of the University of Dhaka.With its significance in education during the post independence era of Bangladesh as well as afterwards, it has become an emblem of educational tradition of the country. During the Language Movement, Curzon Hall was the location of significant events. In 1948, Mohammad […]

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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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Shaheed Minar

Shaheed Minar

The Shaheed Minar ( Shohid Minar lit. “Martyr Monument”) is a national monument in Dhaka, Bangladesh, established to commemorate those killed during the Bengali Language Movement demonstrations of 1952. On February 21, 1952, dozens of students and political activists were killed when the Pakistani police force opened fire on Bengali protesters who were demanding equal […]

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Eternal Flame

Eternal Flame

It was the place where independence leader Sheikh Mujibur Raman delivered a historic oath of independence speech before the 1971 War, and then ironically where the Pakistani army surrendered a few months later. The ‘Shadhinota Stambha’ monument has been erected here, as well as an eternal flame to mark its significance. Location

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Ruplal House

Ruplal House

Ruplal House is a grand 19th century building or mansion in Old Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was erected jointly by two Hindu affluent merchant brothers named Ruplal Das and Raghunath, sons of Swarup Chandra, on the northern bank of Buriganga overlooking a riverfront promenade along the buckland bund in the Farashganj district of old Dhaka. Foundation […]

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Charukola Institute

Charukola Institute

Faculty of Fine Art (FFA) was an Institute of Dhaka University. The Institute turned into Faculty in 2008. This educational institute which established in 1948 was the first art educational Institute in this region and became the main centre of art and cultural practice. Its currently situated in Shahbagh, in Dhaka city, close to the […]

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Dhaka Christian Cemetery

Dhaka Christian Cemetery

The Christian Cemetery is situated at Wari, a district of Old Town in Dhaka. It started to go into a declining state within a few years after it was built, and it still is in ruins and wilderness. It was developed mainly for the European traders and their families, thus most members of the East […]

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Bara Katra

Bara Katra

Bara Katra is a historical and architectural monument located in the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is a palatial building dating to the reign of the Mughal dynasty in the Bengal region. It is situated to the south of Chowk Bazaar close to the north bank of the river Buriganga. Location

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Shishu Park

Shishu Park

Shishu Park is the only public sector children’s amusement park in Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Established in 1979 on 15-acre (61,000) of land, it is the first children’s amusement park in Bangladesh. Established as a profit making venture by Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation, the government-owned tourism promotion agency in Bangladesh, it is maintained by Dhaka City Corporation […]

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