Must visit places in Dhaka

Must visit places in Dhaka

 

You have made a plan for a city tour in Dhaka and you are wondering about the best places to visit in Bangladesh? Bangladesh is a magically beautiful country in South Asia bordering with India and a very small portion with Myanmar. This unspoiled country could not improve its infrastructure and facilities to bring mass tourists from across the world.

There are a few numbers of local tour operators who welcome come a small number of tourists to visit Bangladesh each year, as a result, the common people are generally surprised to see tourists, particularly in the rural areas outside Dhaka even in some part of the Dhaka. Subsequently, people welcome foreigners everywhere and try to be their help in any way possible. And this is our strength and as a local tour operator, we feel proud so much to take around and show our people across all over Bangladesh. 

In fact, you’ll find hardly a few tourists in the tourist places of Dhaka during your visit. That is why it is the best time to travel to Bangladesh because key places to visit in Dhaka are not overcrowded yet. Here you will find a list of the best places to visit in Dhaka. which you should not miss at all.

 

1. Parliament building: A must-visit tourist attractions in Dhaka for the passionate architect


National Parliament Building, Dhaka, Bangladesh -
National Parliament Building, Dhaka, Bangladesh - Photo Source: flicker

This Nation Parliament Building was mainly dispatched by the Pakistani's after they divided themselves from the Indian Sub-Continent and Bangladesh used to be a part of Pakistan ( East Pakistan). American planner and Yale University Professor Louis I. Kahn designed this one of the finest structures in the world. was intended to fill in as the second seat of the national parliament. Though the work of this masterpiece started earlier in 1964, the Bangladeshi War of Independence made the delay and in 1982, this architectural attraction was completed. This is definitely a place to visit in Dhaka for all the architect lovers. Check out our Parliament Building Tour to visit this nice modern architecture. 

 

2. Armenian Church: One of the popular tourist attractions in Dhaka


Armenian Church, Armanitola, Old Dhaka
Armenian Church, Armanitola, Old Dhaka - Photo Credit: Mostafizur Rahman Jewel

During the 17th century, an Armenian community started living here in Armanitola, and the church was named after the community as Armenian Church which has been the only spirit for them at that time being. Check out our This church has been the only spirit of this almost dying community. In this busy city, it has been a desert spring of serenity which leaves you with no choice from visiting this holy place. Check out our Old Dhaka Tour to visit Armenian Church, One of the popular tourist attractions in Dhaka

 

3. Lalbag fort: Key tourist attractions in the old Dhaka


Tomb of Bibi Pari, Lalbagh Fort, Old Dhaka
Tomb of Bibi Pari, Lalbagh Fort, Old Dhaka - Photo Credit: Jewel

Check out our Lalbagh Fort  is an ancient fort from the seventeenth century’s Mughal dynasty and roaming while in Dhaka’s one of the key tourist spots. Begun by Prince Mohammed Azam and gave to the then legislative leader of Dhaka Shaista Khan for the fulfillment, who didn't complete it due to the death of her little girl Pari Bibi whose tomb is inside the stronghold. Inside you will find a little gallery showing artworks of the Mughal era and calligraphy, alongside swords and guns used at that time. Check out our Old Dhaka Tour to visit the key tourist attractions in the old Dhaka

 

4. Ahsan manzil: Key tourist attractions in Dhaka near the Sadharghat boat terminal.


Pink Palace (Ahsan Manjil), Old Dhaka
Pink Palace (Ahsan Manjil), Old Dhaka - Photo Credit: Mostafizur Rahman Jewel

City's wealthiest proprietor, Nawab Abdul Gani built this Check out our Ahsan Manzil which used to be the main residence of the nawab’s and their seating.  It was actually built on the site of an old French factory in 1872. Due to the natural climate, few portions of this place was destroyed by the storm after 16 years of its completion, however, it was re-built and made significant changes which expanded the vision of it, which ought not to be missed by the tourists. Check out our Old Dhaka Tour to visit Ahsan manzil: the key tourist attraction in Dhaka near the Sadharghat boat terminal.

 

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Dhakeshwari Temple, Old Dhaka
Dhakeshwari Temple, Old Dhaka - Photo Source: flicker

Mangat Ray, who was renowned as Ballalasena, more enthusiastic kin of Arakanese lord Shri Sudharma, son of well-known Arakanese ruler Raja Malhana also known as Husen Shah capitalized 1,200 years of age Hindu sanctuary worked. This is the central zone of the Hindu religion in Dhaka. Check out our Old Dhaka Tour to visit Dhakeshwari Temple: Check out our Dhakeshwari Temple: One of the key tourist spots in Dhaka

 

6. Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque: One of the tourist places to visit in Dhaka


Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque, Old Dhaka
Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque, Old Dhaka - Photo Source: flicker

Khan Mohammed Mridha’s Mosque was established in 1706, this is more likely to Lalbag Fort in a vivid structure, trip of 25 stages, which is based on a raised area. You will get to see the three squat mosques, minarets which are perfectly pinpointed at each corner, and the rectangular-shaped rooftop put an amazing show for the tourists. Check out our Old Dhaka Tour to visit Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque: One of the tourist places to visit in Dhaka

 

7. Star Mosque: Key tourist attractions in Dhaka in the heart of old Dhaka.


Star Mosque, Old Dhaka
Star Mosque, Old Dhaka - Photo Source: flicker

In the mid-eighteenth century, the Mughal emperor built this mosque giving the flavor of their own style which eventually became the City's most visited tourist spots in Dhaka. Though later on it was customized and did some changes, the sense of Mughal is still present there in the corner towers and it’s fully decorated with mosaic stars along with the name sparkling in front of it.  Check out our Old Dhaka Tour to visit Star Mosque: Key tourist attractions in Dhaka in the heart of old Dhaka.

 

8. Sadarghat river port: Must visit tourist attractions in Dhaka for the passionate photographer


Sadarghat River Port
Sadarghat River Port, Buriganga, Old Dhaka - Photo Source: Abu Sayed

This stream port. You'll get a genuine real taste of Dhaka when you will visit Sadarghat. A dynamic spot, full of chaos that moves around 30,000 travelers on a daily basis which makes it one of the largest river ports in the world and it is situated in the center point of the southern side of the nation. Visiting this Sadarghat River Port is an absolute necessity for the tourists and photographers to capture the real beauty of this anarchy. Check out our Old Dhaka Tour to visit Sadarghat river port: Must visit tourist attractions in Dhaka for the passionate photographer

 

9. Kawran bazar: Must Visit tourist attractions in Dhaka for the photographer


Kawran Bazar, The biggest wholesale marketplace in Dhaka
Kawran Bazar, The biggest wholesale marketplace in Dhaka - Photo Source: flicker

The only largest market of wholesale named Kawran Bazar is full of anarchy, verities of activities which is also the best place for photographers in Dhaka city. All kinds of trading that start and finish from 12 PM to 9.00am in the first part of the day, though you will find the availability of perpetual shops which leads to an unquestionable requirement visiting here. Check out our Old Dhaka Tour to visit Kawran bazar: Must Visit tourist attractions in Dhaka for the photographer

 

10. Bait Ur Rouf mosque: Must visit tourist attractions in Dhaka for architecture


Bait Ur Rouf Mosque
Inside of Bait Ur Rouf Mosque - Photo Source: flicker

If you are an architecture loving person then this is definitely Bait Ur Rouf Mosque, an Aga Khan Award-winning for Architecture ( 2014-2016) the right place for you to have a glimpse of modern architecture. This exceptionally designed mosque planned by engineer Marina Tabassum is located far west of Dhaka city. The components which hold as the representative of any mosque like a minaret, arch are not seen here which make it unique and more legate. During the daytime, the well-structured walls made of brick bring out the heavenly light from the above as those bricks had holes which give enough light for the room which is an improvised version of the Sultanate mosque architectural design. Besides,  it aids to make the entrance of natural air that can circulate freely to keep the prayer room at a lower temperature. The passing lights, gentle breeze and walls are truly amazing that will capture anyone’s heart for sure. Check out our Old Dhaka Tour to visit Bait Ur Rouf mosque: Must visit tourist attractions in Dhaka for architecture

 

11. Liberation war museum: A must-visit museum in Dhaka.


Liberation War Museum
Liberation War Museum - Photo Source: flicker

This museum recognizes the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971 that prompted the autonomy of Bangladesh from Pakistan, which perhaps is an uncommon place to visit. Nine month-long war, where the Pak-army’s slaughterhouse rampage and Bangladesh’s victory, preserved in historic illustrated documentation. While roaming in Dhaka, the historical backdrop of the nation which can be found in this museum is a must-see visit for all. Check out our Check out our Old Dhaka Tour to visit Liberation war museum: A must-visit museum in Dhaka.

 

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