Ahsan Manzil, also called Pink Palace, is an architectural reminder of the elite Nawab family of Dhaka. Built in 1859, Ahsan Manzil bears a great historical and architectural significance. Here is the history, travel guide & nice pictures of Ahsan Manzil.
Dhaka Tourist Places
Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh. It is the 9th largest and the 7th most populous city in the world. Dhaka has been in the capital status since 1610. The Mughal subahdar Islam Khan inaugurated the city as the capital by beating the ‘dhak’ (drum), hence the name Dhaka. Dhaka has been dubbed the ‘City of Mosques’, as it has housed about a thousand mosques.
Dhaka City is surrounded by the rivers Buriganga, Turag, Dhaleshwari and Shitalakshya. As a result, it has a contact to the entire country with the waterways, along with roads and airways. The traditional Dhaka city has many sights. In this article, we’ll show you some attractive travel information and pictures of selected places to visit in Dhaka which seem to be naturally beautiful and historically significant to you.
Dhaka Ramna Park Ramna Park is a picturesque park in Ramna area of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. It is the oldest park in Dhaka city, which has a tradition of more than four hundred years. Every year, on the initiative of Chhayanaut, Bangla New Year is celebrated on the first day of Boishakh under …
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Gazipur is a district full of forests, parks, picnic spots, resorts and archeological sites. The most visited place in the district is Bangabandhu Safari Park, often referred to as Gazipur Safari Park. Gazipur Safari Park is the largest safari park in Asia. It is only 40 kilometers away from Dhaka mega city. Near the historic Bhawal fort, this vast park has been built amidst small hills and huge robusta forests.
Jinjira Palace is a 400-year-old edifice of the Mughal period, located on the banks of the river Buriganga in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. This article gives you a brief overview on the history, significance, architecture and travel information of Jinjira Palace, along with a few rare photographs.
The National Botanical Garden is the largest center for conservation, research and exhibition of plant species in Bangladesh. The garden is located next to Dhaka Zoo at Mirpur in the capital city. It was established in 1961 over an area of about 208 acres. About 1.5 million visitors visit the National Botanical Gardens every year.
According to Banglapedia, there are about 50,000 species of plants in the Bangladesh National Botanical Garden. Many species of exotic plants have been planted and adapted here and are breeding regularly in the local climate.
Rose Garden is a historic palace located in KM Das Lane, Tikatuli, Old Dhaka. It is very close to the Baldha Garden. Bangladesh Awami League was formed in 1949 in this palace. The Rose Garden is a royal garden house with white stone statues, artificial jets and fountains, paved ponds and sculptures in a unique architectural style. The name of Rose Garden is associated with the birth history of Bangladesh. The once historic Rose Garden has now taken on a new name, Rashid Manzil.
Fantasy Kingdom Theme Park is a modern amusement park, widely known briefly as the ‘Fantasy Kingdom’. It is located in Jamgarh, Ashulia, Savar, near the capital Dhaka, covering an area of about 20 acres. It has a theme park, a water park, a dry park and a heritage corner.
Fantasy Kingdom is the most visited theme park in Bangladesh, which is visited by an average of 60 million people every year.