Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh and an ancient divisional city. Although the capital of Bengal was shifted to different places over time, it never went beyond the present Dhaka division. Therefore, in this Dhaka division, various spectacular structures have been built at different times which are still witnesses of the history of Bengal.
Ahsan Manzil is one of the most significant architectural monuments of Bangladesh. In the Mughal era Built-in 1872, the must-see Pink Palace, Ahsan Manzil, was built on the site of an old French factory by Nawab Abdul Ghani.
Lalbagh Fort is an incomplete Mughal palace fortress at Dhaka on the river Buriganga in the southwestern part of the old city. Renovation work by the Archaeology Department has now put Lalbagh Fort in a much-improved shape and has now become an interesting spot for tourists and visitors.
Central Shaheed Minar is the national monument of Bangladesh. It is located near Dhaka Medical College Hospital and in the Dhaka University area. It is a Historical place, on February 21, 1952.
Dhakeshwari National Temple is a Hindu temple in Dhaka city. It is state-owned, giving it the distinction of being Bangladesh’s ‘National Temple’. The name “Dhakeshwari” means “Goddess of Dhaka”. Since the destruction of the Ramna Kali Mandir in 1971 by the Pakistan Army during the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Dhakeshwari Temple has assumed status as the most important Hindu place of worship in Bangladesh.
Many illustrations of Bangladeshi history, tradition, and culture are accommodated in Bangladesh National Museum. This museum preserves the symbols of all ages that Bangladesh passed through, from the ancient period to the present day. This organization is engaged in familiarizing the new generations with various elements of our history and tradition as well as in collection, preservation, exhibition, and investigation of these elements.
Dhaka is well known for its numerous mosques. the Star Mosque (???? ?????) stands out like a sparkling gem in the Armanitola area in the older part of the city of Dhaka.
Shakhari Bazaar is one of the oldest mohallas in Puran Dhaka (Old Dhaka), located near the intersection of Islampur Road and Nawabpur Road, the two main arteries of the old city and only a block away from the Buriganga River.
In the increasingly dense neighborhood of Faridabad, Uttara, a humble brick structure outshines the nearby tall apartment buildings. Bait Ur Rouf mosque on the outskirts of Dhaka city stands out as an architectural masterpiece.