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Photographs of Dhaka - the capital city of Bangladesh on the Indian Sub-continent of South Asia:-

City Centre, Ahsan  Manzil, Parliament Building, Lalbagh Fort, Sadarghat Port, Star Mosque, Curzon Hall


Dhaka - capital city of Bangladesh

Dhaka - capital city of Bangladesh

Dhaka is one of the major cities of South Asia with a population of some 13 million.
 
  It is one of the most densely populated cities in the world.

Dhaka is known as the "City of Mosques" and the "Rickshaw Capital of the World".

Dhaka is located on the banks of the Buriganga River.




Aerial view of Dhaka - capital city of Bangladesh

Aerial view of Dhaka

City Centre - the highest building in Dhaka - capital city of Bangladesh

The City Centre - the highest building ( 118.98m, 390.4ft ) in Dhaka

Crowded streets of Old Dhaka

Crowded streets of Old Dhaka

Dhaka is known as the "Rickshaw capital of the World"



Ahsan Manzil in Dhaka

Ahsan  Manzil in Dhaka

Ahsan Manzil  was the former residential palace of the Dhaka Nawab Family.
It is now a museum.
It is situated on the banks of the Buriganga River. 



Ahsan Manzil ( The Pink Palace ) in Dhaka

Ahsan  Manzil ( The Pink Palace ) in Dhaka




Ahsan Manzil ( The Pink Palace ) in Dhaka

Ahsan  Manzil ( The Pink Palace ) in Dhaka





Ahsan Manzil ( The Pink Palace ) in Dhaka

Ahsan  Manzil ( The Pink Palace ) in Dhaka






Parliament Building in Dhaka

Parliament Building in Dhaka

Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban  is the National Assembly Building of Bangladesh.
 It  is one of the largest legislative complexes in the world.


Lalbager Kella in Dhaka

Lalbager Kella in Dhaka

Lalbagh Fort  ( "Fort Aurangabad" ) is an incomplete Mughal palace fortress.
It is situated on the Buriganga River in SW Dhaka.
 Construction was begun in 1678.



Lalbager Kella in Dhaka

Lalbager Kella in Dhaka



Pari Bibi Tomb at Lalbager Kella in Dhaka

Pari Bibi Tomb at Lalbager Kella in Dhaka




Sadarghat

Sadarghat

Sadarghat Launch Terminal ( Sadarghat Port ) is one of the largest river ports in the world.
 It is a large wharf ( ghat ) on the banks of the Buriganga river in Dhaka.


Star Mosque in Dhaka

Star Mosque in Dhaka

"Tara Masjid"  is in the Armanitola area of the old part of the city.
 The mosque is decorated with motifs of blue stars.
 It was built in the first half of the 19th century.


Curzon Hall in Dhaka

Curzon Hall  in Dhaka

Named after Lord CurzonViceroy of India.
Originally built as a town hall, it is now part of the University of Dhaka.
  It is a symbol of the educational tradition of Bangladesh.



Curzon Hall in Dhaka

Curzon Hall  in Dhaka





Palace in Dhaka

Palace  in Dhaka




Palace in Dhaka

Rose Garden Palace  in Dhaka





Bicycle Rickshaws in Dhaka

Bicycle Rickshaws in Dhaka



Bicycle Rickshaws in Dhaka

Bicycle Rickshaws in Dhaka




Traffic congestion in Dhaka

Traffic congestion in Dhaka




Boats in the Buriganga River at Dhaka

Boats in the Buriganga River at Dhaka.




Botanic Gardens in Dhaka

Botanic Gardens in  Dhaka.




Hardinge Railway Bridge over the Padma River in Bangladesh

Hardinge Railway Bridge over the Padma River






Map of City of Dhaka

Map of the City of Dhaka






Map of Bangladesh

Map of Bangladesh

( Note: Click here or on map for large format copy )

Map of the Indian Sub-continent

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