Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Dhaka, Bangladesh


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 4.7 km
Ascend 22 m
Descend 19 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: Katabon Mosque Complex

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Katabon Mosque in Shahbag, Dhaka is a center for Muslim missionaries in Bangladesh. It houses the Bangladesh Masjid Mission and is officially named as the "Bangladesh Masjid Mission Complex Central Mosque". It is founded at the stables of Dhaka Nawab Family.

Wikipedia: Katabon Mosque (EN)

967 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

681 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: Tomb of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam

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Mausoleum of Kazi Nazrul Islam is a mausoleum in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It marks the grave of the 20th century writer, poet and musician Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bangladesh’s national poet. He died 29 August 1976.

Wikipedia: Mausoleum of Kazi Nazrul Islam (EN)

771 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

225 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: 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)

427 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: 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)

5 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 7: 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)

116 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: 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)

606 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 9: Suhrawardy Udyan

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Suhrawardy Udyan formerly known as Ramna Race Course ground is a national memorial located in Shahbagh, Dhaka. 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)

894 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 10: Ramna Kali Mandir

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The Ramna Kali Mandir is a temple in Dhaka that was originally built in the time of the Mughal Empire. It was also known as the "Ramna Kalibari". The temple is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Kali.

Wikipedia: Ramna Kali Mandir (EN)


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