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

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1. চকবাজার শাহী মসজিদ

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Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque or Chawk Mosque is a mosque located in the Chowk Bazaar area in the old city of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The mosque was constructed in 1664 by Subahdar Shaista Khan. The mosque is known as the Shahi Mosque because it was founded by Subahdar Shaista 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 built for the Imam and for students of the madrasa. Today the original building design has lost much of its original form through multiple renovations and extensions. The mosque is noted for having a rainbow minaret.

Wikipedia: Chawk Mosque (EN)

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.

Wikipedia: Greek Memorial, Dhaka (EN)

3. Motijheel

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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.

Wikipedia: Motijheel (EN)

4. Churihatta Jame Moshjid

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The ancient Churihatta Mosque or Churihatta Mosque is an archaeological site in Bangladesh, which is located on the side of Umesh Chandra Dutta Lane and Haider Baksh Lane in old Dhaka, Dhaka city. Locally the mosque was known as Churihatta Shahi Mosque. The actual location of the mosque was 26-27 Sheikh Haider Baksh Lane on the west side of Chawkbazar. According to historical records, the mosque is 377 years old (2021 AD). However, the ancient mosque architecture is now extinct; Modern architecture has been built in that place.

Wikipedia: চুড়িহাট্টা মসজিদ (BN)

5. Ramna Park

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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.

Wikipedia: Ramna Park (EN)

6. 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.

Wikipedia: Gurdwara Nanak Shahi (EN)

7. Suhrawardy Udyan

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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.

Wikipedia: Suhrawardy Udyan (EN)

8. Bordhoman 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.

Wikipedia: Bangla Academy (EN)

9. Anti Terrorism Raju Memorial Sculpture

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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.

Wikipedia: Anti Terrorism Raju Memorial Sculpture (EN)

10. Binot Bibi Mosque

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Binot Bibi Mosque is the earliest surviving mosque in Dhaka built in 1454 by Bakht Binat, the daughter of Marhamat. It was built during the rule of the Sultan of Bengal, Nasiruddin Mahmud Shah (1435–1459). Binat Bibi Mosque is the earliest surviving mosque in Dhaka built in 1454 by Bakht Binat, the daughter of Marhamat. The mosque is located beside the Hayat Bepari’s Bridge in Narinda area.

Wikipedia: Binat Bibi Mosque (EN)

11. Bangabandhu Memorial Museum

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Bangabandhu Memorial Museum Nurunnaby Chowdhury (Hasive) / CC BY-SA 4.0

Bangabandhu Memorial Museum, also known as Bangabandhu Bhaban or Dhanmondi 32, located in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh, was the personal residence of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who was also called Bangabandhu, the founder and president of Bangladesh. Rahman was assassinated with most members of his family in this residence. In 2009, RAJUK declared the museum a national heritage site.

Wikipedia: Bangabandhu Memorial Museum (EN)

12. 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, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy and Khwaja Nazimuddin. 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.

Wikipedia: Mausoleum of Three Leaders (EN)

13. Dhakeshwari National Temple

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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". 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.

Wikipedia: Dhakeshwari Temple (EN)

14. 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.

Wikipedia: Moder Gorob (EN)

15. 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.

Wikipedia: Armenian Church, Dhaka (EN)

16. 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.

Wikipedia: Baldha Garden (EN)

17. Bangladesh Military Museum

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Bongo Military Museum is a museum located in Vijsaranaik, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The museum is controlled by the Bangladeshi army. The museum is decorated with the history, tradition, achievement patterns and collection of various weapons of the Bangladeshi army.

Wikipedia: বাংলাদেশ সামরিক জাদুঘর (BN)

18. Aparajeyo Bangla

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Aparajeyo Bangla 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".

Wikipedia: Aparajeyo Bangla (EN)

19. Tomb of Ziaur Rahman

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Lt. General Ziaur Rahman BU HJ, was a Bangladeshi military officer and politician who served as the President of Bangladesh from 1977 to 1981. He was assassinated on 30 May 1981 in Chittagong in an coup d'état staged by some of his colleagues in army.

Wikipedia: Ziaur Rahman (EN)

20. Dhanmondi Shahi Eidgah

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The Dhanmondi Shahi Eidgah, also known as Mughal Eidgah, is located in Saat Masjid road, in Dhanmondi residential area of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Eidgah was built in 1640 CE during the Mughal era and has been in use for Eid celebration since then.

Wikipedia: Dhanmondi Shahi Eidgah (EN)

21. 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.

Wikipedia: Teacher-Student Centre (TSC), University of Dhaka (EN)

22. SAARC Fountain

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SAARC Fountain is a fountain in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is situated at Kawran Bazar, at the intersection of Panthapath, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, and Sonargaon Road, and is adjacent to the Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel.

Wikipedia: SAARC Fountain (EN)

23. Shapla Square

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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.

Wikipedia: Shapla Square (EN)

24. Baitul Mukarram National Mosque

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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+.

Wikipedia: Baitul Mukarram (EN)


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