Bangladesh and the Fascinating Dhaka

Dhaka is located in Bangladesh and it is a city that is always on the move and that never seems to sleep. In the same time, it is very colorful and there are so many new things that you could try there. The whole experience can become somewhat overwhelming.

Dhakeshwari temple

When you get to the city you may want to start with visiting one of the most important temples of the region. This is a Hindu temple and the name means ‘goddess of Dhaka’. The landmark was built during the 12th century and it has been home to the most important celebrations and ceremonies.

The temple is known to be made up by different quarters and several verandas come with interesting sculptures, facing the gardens. If you would like to see it keep in mind that it has been renovated several times and now it doesn’t have the same structure like before.

SuhrawardyUdyan

This is considered the birthplace of the free country, so it is a source of national pride. The park is considered a historic park, stretching trough 67 acres and it is the resting place of numerous important leaders of the past century. Here you can see different kinds of plants and a lot of activities are organized in the park.

Lalbagh Fort

The interesting thing about this building is that it is an incomplete fortress built in the 17th century. Now it is considered a part of the UNESCO World Heritage. This place is a reminder of the soldiers who fought with the British in 1857. There are 30 structures stretching through 18 acres. At the fort, you will find semi-octagonal alcoves and archways not to mention the cupolas and the oriel windows that are located above all the alcoves.

New Market

One of the most important landmarks of the region is the New Market that was built in1954 and that it is the perfect destination for the tourists wishing to do some shopping. Just as you may have expected, here you can find anything you can think of, such as books, leather, jewelry, foods, clothes and some traditional items to get as souvenirs.

It is interesting to know that the market has a triangular shape and the best thing is that there are no limitations; in case you are good with bargaining, you can get the items you want for a good price. Also it is good to know that it is a safe location, and local people bring their children here.

There are so many beautiful places to see in Dhaka, and you should make sure to make some research before you get to the city so that you won’t miss out on anything. Make a list of the places that you would like to visit and stick to it.