19 Sights in Dhaka, Bangladesh (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 19 sights are available in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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1. চকবাজার শাহী মসজিদ

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Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque or Chawk Mosque in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is located in the Chowk Bazaar area of the old town of Dhaka, south of the current city centre. The mosque was constructed in 1676 by Subahdar Shaista Khan. The mosque is called Shahi Mosque because it was founded by Subahdar Shayesta Khan. The mosque is built above a raised platform. The three domed mosque above the platform, now transformed into a multi-storied structure was originally a copy of Shaista Khan's another three domed mosque at the Mitford Hospital compound near the Buriganga River. There are some square-shaped rooms maybe built for Imam and for students of the madrasa. Today the original building design has been lost most of its original form through multiple renovations and extensions.

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2. Greek Memorial

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Greeks were the last among European merchants to come to Bangladesh. They came to Bangladesh around the 18th century. They constructed a memorial in Dhaka. It was constructed for the memory of the Greek merchants who died while in Dhaka. The Greek memorial was built around AD 1900, and appears like an ancient Greek temple; it is a small yellow structure on land owned by the Greek Community, which flourished in Dhaka in the 19th century. It is inside the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) of the University of Dhaka and stands alone on the main Shahbagh Avenue and faces Ramna Race Course. To its southern side is the Atomic Research Centre and to its north a student's centre. It is considered to be the only such structure extant outside Greece.

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3. মতিঝিল শাপলাচত্বর

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Motijheel is a thana of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is at the heart of the city. Motijheel is the major business and commercial hub of Dhaka city and has more offices and business institutions than any other part of the city. It is the home to largest number of corporate headquarters in the nation. Many news, magazines, print and other media publishers are based here. Motijheel is close to Dhaka Railway Station, Dhaka's main station. One of the highest skyscrapers of the megacity are in this area. It is the central business district. City Centre Bangladesh and Bangladesh Bank Building are in this area. The iconic land mark of Shapla in Shapla Square is the central point where all major roads to the place converge.

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4. ঢাকেশ্বরী জাতীয় মন্দির

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ঢাকেশ্বরী জাতীয় মন্দির Kuruman / CC BY 2.0

Dhakeshwari National Temple is a Hindu temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is state-owned, giving it the distinction of being Bangladesh's 'National Temple'. The name "Dhakeshwari" means "Goddess of Dhaka". Since the destruction of Ramna Kali Mandir in 1971 by the Pakistan Army during the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Dhakeshwari Temple has assumed status as the most important Hindu place of worship in Bangladesh. It is also the largest Hindu temple in Bangladesh. This temple is part of the famous Shakti Peethas in Indian Subcontinent. Here the gem of Sati's crown had fallen.

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5. চুড়িহাট্টা জামে মসজিদ

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The ancient Churihatta Mosque or Churihatta Mosque is an archaeological pattern of Bangladesh, which is located in the old Dhaka metropolis Umesh Chandra Dutt Lane and Haider Baksh Lane. Locally the mosque was known as the Churihatta Shahi Mosque. The actual location of the mosque was a little west of Chawkbazar 20-24 Sheikh Haider Baksh Lane. According to historical data, the mosque is 3 years old (2021 AD). However, the ancient mosque architecture is currently extinct; Modern architecture has been built in that place.

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6. রমনা পার্ক

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Ramna Park is a large park and recreation area situated at the heart of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. This forested park with pond near its center is one of the most beautiful areas in Dhaka. Islamabad's diplomatic district is named Ramna as a tribute to Ramna Park. This dates from when Bangladesh was East Pakistan and the newly established capital of Pakistan, Islamabad, was divided into various sectors named after various provinces such as Shalimar depicting Punjab and Ramna Bengal.

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7. Guru Duara Nanakshahi

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Gurdwara Nanak Shahi is the principal Sikh Gurdwara in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is located at the campus of the University of Dhaka and considered to be the biggest of the 9 to 10 Gurdwaras in the country. The Gurudwara commemorates the visit of Guru Nanak (1506–1507). It is said to have been built in 1830. The present building of the Gurdwara was renovated in 1988–1989. The parkarma verandah had been constructed on all four sides of the original building to provide protection.

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8. সোহরাওয়ার্দী উদ্যান

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Suhrawardy Udyan formerly known as Ramna Race Course ground is a national memorial located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is named after Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy. Originally it served as the military club of the British soldiers stationed in Dhaka. It was then called the Ramna Race Course and later Ramna Gymkhana. After the end of colonial rule, the place – sometimes referred to as Dhaka Race Course – was used for legal horse racing on Sundays.

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9. Burdwan House

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The Bangla Academy is an autonomous institution funded by the Bangladesh government to foster the Bengali language, literature and culture, to develop and implement national language policy and to do original research in the Bengali language. Established in 1955, it is located in Burdwan House in Ramna, Dhaka, within the grounds of the University of Dhaka and Suhrawardy Udyan. The Bangla Academy hosts the annual Ekushey Book Fair.

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10. সন্ত্রাস বিরোধী রাজু স্মারক ভাস্কর্য

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Anti Terrorism Raju Memorial Sculpture is a sculpture located in University of Dhaka campus of Bangladesh. It was created by Shaymol Chowdhury and considered one of the best sculptures in Bangladesh. It is dedicated to the memory of a student of Dhaka University named Moin Hossain Raju an activist of Bangladesh Students' Union who was killed while protesting against Terrorism. It was built in the late 1990s.

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11. Mausoleum of Three Leaders

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The Mausoleum of Three Leaders, located at Shahbag, Dhaka in Bangladesh, contains the graves of three prominent leaders of Pakistan Movement from Bengal: A. K. Fazlul Huq (1873–1962), Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (1892–1963) and Khwaja Nazimuddin (1894–1964). All three men served as the Prime Minister of Bengal in British India and after independence two of them also served as Prime Minister of Pakistan.

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12. Moder Gorob

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Moder Gorob Farhana Murtaza / GFDL

Moder Gorob or Our Pride is a sculpture situated in front of Bangla Academy building in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was dedicated to the memory of those killed during the Bengali Language Movement demonstrations of 1952, when protesters demanding Bengali as a state language of former Dominion of Pakistan were massacred by Pakistan Police.

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13. Armenian Church

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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.

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14. Baldha Garden

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Balda Garden is a botanical garden which spans 3.15 acres (1.27 ha) of land located at Wari in the old part of the city of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. It has a collection of 672 species of plants. The Balda Garden is now managed as a satellite unit of the National Botanical Garden by the Department of Forestry.

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15. Binot Bibi Mosque

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Binat Bibi Mosque is the earliest surviving mosque in Dhaka, built in 1454 by Bakht Binat, the daughter of Marhamat. It was erected during the rule of the Sultan of Bengal, Nasiruddin Mahmud Shah. The mosque is located beside the Hayat Bepari's Bridge in the Narinda area.

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16. অপরাজেয় বাংলা

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অপরাজেয় বাংলা Ranadipam Basu / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Aparajeyo Bangla is one of the most well known sculptures dedicated to the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. It is located in the campus of Dhaka University, just in front of the Faculty of Arts Building. In Bengali, the phrase means "Unvanquished Bengal".

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17. World War Memorial

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Teacher-Student Centre of the University of Dhaka is a building on the Dhaka University campus in Shahbagh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The centre was established in 1961 by the Dhaka University by the Division of Public Affairs.

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18. শাপলা চত্বর

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Shapla Square is a huge sculpture at the heart of Motijheel near the center of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. It depicts a Shapla, the national flower of Bangladesh. The sculpture is surrounded by a fountain.

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19. বায়তুল মোকাররম জাতীয় মসজিদ

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Baitul Mukarram, also spelled as Baytul Mukarrom is the National Mosque of Bangladesh. Located at the center of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, the mosque was completed in 1968. It has a capacity of 42,000+.

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