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Stories and Tips Dhaka

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Old Dhaka

Written by LenR on 27 Aug, 2005

Dhaka was originally established in about the fourth century, but it was not until the seventeenth century during the Mughal period that Dhaka gained any particular importance. The Mughals built mosques, bazaars and gardens and this development began to attract European traders who were already…Read More


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On the river

Written by LenR on 27 Aug, 2005

Most of Bangladesh is very, very flat and the whole area is bisected with numerous rivers and streams. The rivers have traditionally been both transport routes and major transport barriers and they continue to be so today. However, things are changing. Bangladesh has recently completed…Read More


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Lalbagh Fort

Written by LenR on 27 Aug, 2005

Address: Dhakeswari Road, Old Dhaka Open: Varies throughout the year, but generally at least 10am to 5pm Sunday to Friday and 3pm to 6pm Friday The fort was built in 1678 by Prince Mohammad Azam, son of the Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb, who was then Viceroy of…Read More


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Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection

Written by LenR on 27 Aug, 2005

Address: Armanitola Road, Old Dhaka This church dates from 1781 and it is still functioning today. Compared to some of the splendid churches elsewhere in the world, this is a rather small, but interesting building crowding on a narrow back street of old Dhaka. But in…Read More


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