Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Dhaka, Bangladesh


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.1 km
Ascend 20 m
Descend 25 m

Explore Dhaka in Bangladesh with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Dhaka

Sight 1: Churihatta Jame Moshjid

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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 Gurihatta 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.

Wikipedia: চুড়িহাট্টা মসজিদ (BN)

189 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: চকবাজার শাহী মসজিদ

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Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque also known as 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)

401 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Choto Katra

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Choto Katra

Choto Katra is one of two Katras built during Mughal's regime in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was constructed in 1663 by Subahdar Shaista Khan. It is on Hakim Habibur Rahman lane on the bank of the Buriganga River. It was built to accommodate officials and Shaista Khan's expanding family. Chhota Katra is slightly smaller than Bara Katra, but similar in plan and about 185 metres east of it.

Wikipedia: Chhota Katra (EN)

996 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

528 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Tara Mosque

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Star Mosque, is a mosque located in Armanitola area, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The mosque has ornate designs and is decorated with motifs of blue stars. It was built in the first half of the 19th century by Mirza Golam Pir.

Wikipedia: Star Mosque (EN)


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