Top 10 Tourist Places in Dhaka: Are you looking for the top 10 tourist places in Dhaka division then you are in the right place. Here I have tried to discuss all most popular places in Dhaka division with a short review.
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The Fantasy Kingdom Theme Park, originally known as the Fantasy Kingdom. Fantasy Kingdom park located in the Jamgora area of Ashulia Police station, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Fantasy Kingdom was established on February 19, 2002. The park’s maintenance and management Concord Entertainment Company Limited; Which is a collaborative organization of Concord Group.
At present, Fantasy Kingdom is the most popular visited theme park in Bangladesh which is an average annual 60 million visitors. The Fantasy Kingdom Theme Park has almost 24 rides for all the youth. The most interesting among which are some of the most famous rides are the Zozo Train and Tony Adventure.
National Botanical Garden
National plant horticulture or Bangladesh National Herbarium is considered to be the biggest center for plant species preservation, research, and display in Bangladesh. The center is also known as the National Botanical Garden. The park is located beside Dhaka Zoo at Mirpur in Dhaka. In 1961 the garden was established around 208 acres (84 hectares) of land. Another garden in Dhaka is the administrative part of the Baldha Garden, which is part of the park. National plant horticulture is one of the largest plant gardens in Bangladesh. Every year about 1.5 million visitors visit the park.
An administrative center of East Bengal under the Muslim rulers of Sonargaon Bengal. Currently, Sonargaon an Upazila of Narayanganj district. Its location is 27 kilometers southeast of Dhaka. It is difficult to pinpoint the exact location of the medieval city. It is evident from the scattered symbols that it was a broad hamlet surrounded by the Meghna, the Shitalakshya in the west, the Dhaleshwari in the south and the Brahmaputra on the north.
The Ahsan Manzil is located on the Buriganga River in Kumartuli area of Islampur, Old Dhaka. Formerly It was the residential palace of the Nawabs of Dhaka and the Zamindari Sadar Kacharii. Currently, it is used as a museum. It’s founder Nawab Abdul Ghani. He named it according to his son names Khwaja Ahsanullah. Construction of Ahsan Manzil was completed in 189 AD and finished in 1872. In 1906, the decision to establish a Muslim League was held in a meeting held here. Ahsan Manzil has been reformed several times. The latest reform has been recently done. Now it is a museum operated by the National Museum of Bangladesh
The Lalbagh Fort is an unfinished Mughal fort located in the southwestern part of the Buriganga River in Dhaka. Its construction started in 1678, by Mughal Subadar Muhammad Azam Shah. He was the son of Emperor Aurangzeb and later himself the emperor. His successor, Mughal Subadar Shaista Khan, resumed the construction in 1680 but did not finish it.
Gazipur Safari Park – Bangabandhu Safari Park
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park is one of the popular tourist places in Bangladesh which also known as Gazipur Safari Park. The whole park is located on 4000 acres of land. Currently, 31 species of local and international animals are found here. Of these 3810.0 acres area has been included in the master plan of Safari Park. By visiting the park, visitors can get a little bit of Africa in the wild world of ideas. There are rare and endangered species of animals like Tiger, Sambar deer, Maya deer, deer, pig deer, cougar, monkeys, foxes, mumps and other grassroots and mammals.
Bangladesh National Museum
Bangladesh National Museum is the main museum of the country located in Dhaka city capital Dhaka. It was established on March 20, 1913, and was officially inaugurated on 7 August 1913. On 17 November 1983, it was given the status of National Museum.
The museum is located beside the Shahbagh Corridor beside the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Ramna Park and the Fine Arts Institute. There are 44 exhibitions in the context of hierarchy, fame, history, nature and modern and world civilization, liberation war of Bangladesh etc. There is also an archive, library, auditorium, cinescapes and movie exhibitions.
Liberation War Museum
Liberation War Museum-Liberation War-based Museum It is located in F-11 / A-B, Civic Sector, Agargaon of Dhaka. This museum was inaugurated by private enterprise on 22 March 1996. There are many rare objects of the liberation war in this museum.
Bhawal National Park
Bhawal National Park is one of the important national parks in Bangladesh.
This park is located in Gazipur Sadar and Sreepur Upazilas of Gazipur district, about 40 kilometers north of the capital Dhaka. According to the Bangladesh Wildlife Preservation Act (1974) in 1974, in the form of other developed countries of the world, 5,022 hectares of land were constructed in the name of the sanctuary of Bhawal Shaalban in the garden. It was not officially declared as National Park before 1982
Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban Bangladesh’s main building of the Parliament It is located in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area of Dhaka. Renowned US architect Louis Kahn is its original architect.