Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh besides the Buriganga River since 1608 and is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. It’s a center for Trade and Culture, with a long history as a seat of government. The old part of the city known as Old Dhaka is a centrum of a spacious range of architectural heritage from the Mughal regime to the British colonial period. In the 17th century, it was the Mughal capital of Bengal, and many palaces and mosques from that period remained tourist places in Dhaka. Lalbagh Fort- is an incomplete early 17th-century Mughal fort complex that stands before the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka and is the key attraction for all travelers. Nawab Abdul Gani’s Ahsan Manzil known as Pink Palace set an iconic mark for tourists for a long time. The historical remains of Armenian traders in Dhaka belong to the Armenian Church the graveyard is a pleasant place to visit in old Dhaka. Mirza Gulam Pir’s Star Mosque near the Armenian Church will excite you with its mesmerizing interior. The mosque has ornate designs and is decorated with motifs of blue stars. Ballal Sen’s Dhakeswari Temple from the 12th century is now renovated and the national temple of Bangladesh situated near Curzon Hall (Dhaka University) is a historical lane.
Being a center of the Liberation War of Bangladesh, Dhaka hosts some national monuments like Shaheed Minar, National Memorial, and Liberation War Museum are worth visiting in the New Dhaka area. Especially, American architect Louis Kahn’s National Parliament Building typifies this fast-growing modern metropolis as a beautiful architectural work in the subcontinent for an assembly.
Colorful people and culture at the same time with historical heritages, it’s Dhaka. You cannot escape from the noisy street or the different types of human personalities when you visit Dhaka. Bangladesh is a place of happy people. People are too friendly and hospitable to welcome you. The street, bazaars, train stations, river ports, and floating people create a vibrant environment that allows you to find interesting stories. Sadarghat River Port, the largest port in Bangladesh casts more than 1 million floating people a day from the different districts. The queue of the anchored ships and the arrival scenery make Sadarghat engaged. Notably, thousands of small passenger boats on the water besides large ships, create resonant decor when the sun sets down. Shakari Bazar Hindu Street near Sadarghat is another place of conviction. The Holi Festival (Color spreading) of Hindu people is held every year. The largest vegetable and fish market in Dhaka, Kawaran Bazar is an iconic place for photographers. The Railway line beside the Bazar and the people’s daily jobs will help you to experience another world.
Dhaka is the city of festivals. The Bengali New Year known as Pohela Boishakh is celebrated with a wide range of cultural representations of Bengal. On this day, people wear traditional dresses and eat traditional food to welcome the New Year. The musical events and giant colorful statues of animals are used for the rally in the Shahbagh area. This is a significant occasion to attend for the festival and culture lovers. Along with that, Falgun Utsob (Pohela Falgun), National Mother Language Day, Victory Day, and other festivals are quite pompous to attend.
Dhaka is the place you can mark to have a different experience in your life. The difference between history and culture and the people.
On this full-day tour, we cover all the historical places, the largest bazaar, narrow streets, and ports to make your day perfect. Although it’s having the craziest traffic system, you will love it.