Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Mosque of Baba Adam

Baba Adam’s Mosque is one of the most splendid archaeological mosques in Bangladesh. The ancient mosque is located in Kazi Qasba Village of Rikabi Bazar Union under Rampal Thana of Munshiganj District. It is about 39 Kilometres from Dhaka. The mosque is also popular as ‘Baba Adam Shahid Mashjid’. It …

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Mosque and Tomb of Hazrat Khwaja Shahbaz

The mosque and tomb of Hazrat Khwaja Shahbaz is one of the oldest prominent structures of Dhaka City. The mosque of Khwaja Shahbaz is among the oldest mosques of Dhaka. The historic mosque is situated just behind the Dhaka High Court, east of the Three Leader’s Mausoleum and very close …

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Rose Garden Palace – The Birth Place of Bangladesh Awami League

The Rose Garden Palace is a luxurious mansion with garden of roses occupies the grandeur of being one of the most beautiful villas of the early 19th century in Dhaka. The edifice is known as Humayun Shaheber Bari (Mr. Humayun’s House) to the local residents. It is spotted at K.M. …

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Ruplal House – The Grandeur of Old Dhaka

Ruplal House is a 19th century neo indo-classical style grand chain mansion of Old Dhaka. It is situated at Shyambazar of Farashganj District at the southern part of Dhaka City and northern Bank of Buriganga River. Ruplal House is the only edifice in entire old Dhaka region which could compete …

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Choto Shona Mashjid – The Small Golden Mosque

Choto Shona mosque is another most significant archaeological embodiment of Sultanate period in Bangladesh. ‘Choto’ means small and ‘Shona’ means gold, thus the meaning in Bengali is Small Golden Mosque. The supreme mosque is located in Shahbazpur Union of Shivganj Upazila in Chapainawabganj District under Rajshahi Division. By road the …

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Lalkuthi – The Northbrook Hall

Northbrook Hall is one of the oldest structures of Old Dhaka surviving proudly till now. Northbrook hall is situated at B.K. Das Road of Farashganj at Wiseghat on the Bank of Buriganga of Old Dhaka. The Northbrook hall is most popular to the Bangladeshis as Lalkuthi (Red Building) because of …

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Armenian Church – The only Holy Armenian Church of Bangladesh

The Armenian Church (also known as Armenian Apostolic Church of Resurrection) is a historically important monument of Dhaka. It is situated at Armanitola of the older part of the city of Dhaka. Even the interesting fact is that the area Armanitola is named after the Armenian colonony that was settled …

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Hussaini Dalan – The House of the Imam’s of Shia Community

Hussaini Dalan stands still as one of the most splendid Mughal period arcitectures of Old Dhaka. It is situated at the northern side of the Dhaka Central Jail in Old Dhaka. ‘Hussaini’ remembers about Hazrat Imam Hussain Ibn Ali (A.S.), the grandson of Holy prophet of Islam Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W.) …

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The Temple Complex and Grand Puthia Palace

Puthia Temple Complex is the combination of some magnificent old hindu temples in Puthia Upazila of Rajshahi Division in Bangladesh. The entire complex includes a Palace, Dol Mancha and some artistic hindu temples. It is situated at 23 Kilometres east from Rajshahi main city and occupies the record of having …

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Bangabhaban – The Presidents Palace of Bangladesh

The official resident and major workplace of the President of Bangladesh is known as Bangabhaban. It is located at the capital city Dhaka. The luxurious house was using as official residence of the head of state since British period. The British Viceroy of India, The Governor of East Bengal and …

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