March 2, 2010

National museum of Bangladesh

Bangladesh national museum

Bangladesh national museum's are the main museum of Bangladesh. Bangladesh national museum is situated in shahbag and its located at the central point of the city.

The museum contains a large number of interesting collections including sculptures and paintings of the Hindu, Buddhist and Muslim periods as well as inscriptions of the Holy Quran in Arabic and Persian letters and Bengali works in the Arabic script.

The museum has a rich collection of old coins, metal images, books on art, silver filigree works etc. The memorial museum though established in 1913 it was refurbished and opened in the year 1983.



The museum open for public visiting from Friday to Wednesday, 9 am to 6 pm. Your mind must be going to the old era when you visit this Bangabandhu memorial museum.













Bangabandhu memorial museum


The leader of Bangladesh independnts war and Bangladesh Awami League died in 15 Aug 1975 in his racidence. Now this house are Bangabandhu memorial museum is situated at road no. 32 Dhanmondi R/A. The residence of the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been turn in to a museum. It contains rare collection of personal effects and photographs of his lifetime. This three stored building as known as Bangabandhu Bhaban. This building turned in to a museum in year 1997.


Bangabandhu memorial museum open 10am to 6pm from Thursday to Tuesday, Wednesday closed.

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Lalbagh Fort in Old Dhaka


Lalbagh Fort


The Lalbagh fort of Aurangabad, popularly known as the Lalbagh Fort. Lalbagh Fort built in 1678 AD by the then Viceroy of Bengal Prince Mohammad Azam, son of the Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb. The Lalbagh Fort has a three storied structure with slender minarets at the South Gate. Lalbagh Fort has many hidden passages and a mosque of massive structure. Outstanding among the monuments of the Lalbagh Fort are the Tomb of Pari Bibi (Fairy lady) and Audience room and Hummam Khana call in english bathing place of Nawab Shaista Khan. Lalbagh Fort now housing a museum.

The Lalbagh Fort was the scene of bloody battle during the first war of independence 1857, when 260 spays stationed here backed by the people revolted against British forces. Lalbagh Fort is one of the great historical places of Mughal era. A small museum is there in this Lalbagh fort where you will find the clothes and weapons of the Mughols.

Lalbagh fort is situated in the old town of Dhaka at Lalbagh.

Lalbagh Fort open public visiting on 10 am-5 pm Sunday to Friday & Saturday is closed.

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Ahsan Manjil museum in Old Dhaka

Ahsan Manjil museum

Ahsan Manjil was built in 1872 and standing on the river Buriganga. Ahsan Manjil stately building offers the visitors a feeling of the life-style of the Nawabs family of Dhaka. Sometimes known as the Pink Palace, Ahsan Manjil building now houses a splendid museum.

Ahsan Manjil was the residence of the Nawabs. Nawab Abdul Gani renovated this building in the year 1872 and named it after his son Khaza Ahasanullah.


On the bank of river Buriganga in Dhaka the Pink majestic, Ahsan Manjil has been renovated and turned into a museum recently. Ahsan Manjil is an epitome of the nation's rich cultural heritage. Todays renovated Ahsan Manjil a monument of immense historical beauty.

Ahsan Manjil has 31 rooms with a huge dome atop which can be seen from miles around. It now has 23 galleries in 31 rooms displaying of traits, furniture and household articles and utensils used by the Nawab.

Ahsan Manjil museum Open for public visiting from 9 am- 5 pm from Saturday to Wednesday and 3-5 pm on Friday. Thursday is close.

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DHAKA DIVISION

TRAVELS IN DHAKA DIVISION

Dhaka is the bigest magacity in the world. Its located at center of the country has an area of 31119 sq. km and a population of 38.678 million.


It has 17 districts and 64 municipalities. Main rivers of this division are padma, jamuna, meghna, old brahmaputra, dhaleshwari, shitalakshya, brahmaputra, buriganga, arial khan.


Many people come to Dhaka for their serive for busincess purpose. Madhupur and Bhawal Garhs are located to the northern parts of Dhaka, in Gazipur, southern part of Mymensingh and eastern part of Tangail districts; Garo hills are located in Mymensingh district. Dhaka stands on the bank of the river Buriganga.


DHAKA CITY

Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh. The city is known as the city of mosque, muslin and rickshaws. It has attracted travellers from far and near through ages. Dhaka as the capital of Bangladesh has grown into a busy city of about ten million people with an area of about 1353 sq. km. It is the center of industrial, commercial, cultural, educational and political activities for Bangladesh. Having a happy blending of old and new architectural trends, Dhaka has been developing fast as a modern city and is throbbing with activities in all spheres of life.

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