Tag: dhaka

  • Shaheed Minar

    Located near the Dhaka Medical College in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the national monument known as Shaheed Minar, was established in memory of those who were killed during the 1952 Bengali Language Movement demonstrations. Set upon a fourteen foot high stage, the Shaheed Minar National Monument is constructed from columns of pure marble stone, with stairs and railings painted white and the fences ...

  • Lalbagh Fort

    Located on the banks of the Buriganga River on the outskirts of Dhaka, Lalbagh Fort offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of Bangladesh. This magnificent, but unfinished, 17th century Mughal palace fortress consists of a series of structures surrounded by lush lawns and cultivated gardens, complete with a large collection of statues.

  • Dhakeshwari Temple

    Situated in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the state-owned Dhakeshwari National Temple is a great tourist attraction. The name Dhakeshwari alludes to the temple’s dedication to the Goddess of Dhaka and visitors should take care to show respect for the religious beliefs of those who frequent this large and ancient temple.

  • Bhawal National Park

    Located in Gazipur in the Dhaka Division of Bangladesh, the Bhawal National Park is truly a natural treasure. The park was established in 1974 with the main goal of protecting the park’s most important habitants. It was also designed to provide recreational opportunities for the people of Bangladesh.

  • Shopping

    Bangladesh is truly a shopper's paradise, with a wide variety of handicrafts, jewelry and materials at bargain prices. Silks, coconut masks, bamboo products, handloom fabrics, woodworks, cane and conch shell products, gold and silver ornaments, cotton, printed saris, and folk dolls are very popular. But in addition to these popular goods, Bangladesh is most famous for its pink pearls.

  • Health Spas

    If you are like most vacationers, your holiday is not only a time to see new things, but a great opportunity to relax and get rid of all the stress you are currently suffering from. Most people are aware that stress leads to the build-up of toxins in their body and this can make us sick. The best way to de-stress is to relax and spend a day or two at a great health spa where the treatments ...

  • Hotels

    If you’re planning a trip to Bangladesh soon, you will likely already know just how many great hotels there are in the country. In Dhaka, for instance, you will find a number of hotels which offer five-star accommodation and are part of a global hotel chain. Smaller cities may not offer quite such luxuriant accommodation, but they certainly have more heart! Whoever you are, you should be ...

  • Embassies

    An embassy is a diplomatic mission or group of representatives from a nation state located within another nation state. The office of the diplomatic representatives or ambassadors is often located within the capital city of the receiving state. A consulate is a branch of the embassy that deals with the issuing of visas. The consulate is typically housed in the same building as the embassy. ...