It is the resting place of two great national leaders Sher-e-Bangla A.K. Fazlul Huq (1873-1962) and Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (1892-1963) and also of Khwaja Nazimuddin (1894-1964). Ramna Racecourse was renamed after Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy.
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 […]
Dhaka The Military Museum established in 1987 to collect, preserve and display the heritage, history, success and development of Bangladesh Army. It was shifted to its permanent place at Bijoy Saroni in 1999. The main objects of the museum are arms and armour, transport of different times, canon, anti-aircraft guns, portraits of heroes of the […]
Bangla Academy, established on 3 December 1955, is the national academy for promoting the Bangla (Bengali) language in Bangladesh. The main office of the organization is located at the Burdwan House, once a part of the campus of the University of Dhaka, beside Suhrawardy Udyan. History The importance of establishing an organization for Bengali language […]
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 […]