|Mausoleum of Father of The Nation|
Tungipara, a remote village surrounded by rivers & canals with lush green & densely built homestead on the banks where the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born. Incidentally in 1975 Bangabandhu was assassinated with his beloved family members after three & half years of the nation’s independence & buried at the courtyard of his village home.
The surrounding dense neighborhood created a scarcity of land in the graveyard to accommodate the people coming to pay respect for his departed soul.
Located at Savar, about 35 km from Dhaka, the national memorial was designed by architect Moinul Hossain. It is dedicated to the sacred memory of the millions of unknown martyrs' of the war of liberation in 1971.
|Central Shahid Minar|
Symbol of Bengali nationalism, this monument was built to commemorate the martyrs' of the historic language movement on 21st February, 1952. The day is also now observed as International Mother Language Day across the world. Hundreds and thousands of barefooted people with floral wreaths and bouquets gather at this monument from the first hour of 21st February every year to pay homage to the martyrs.
|Martyred Intellectual Memorial|
Located at Mirpur, the memorial was built to commemorate the intellectuals who were killed in 1971 by the Pakistan's occupation forces just two days ahead of the Victory Day.
|National Poet's Grave|
Revolutionary poet Kazi Nazrul Islam died on 29th August 1976 and was buried here. The graveyard is adjacent to the Dhaka University Central Mosque.
Located at old city opposite the Jagannath University formerly Victoria Park this memorial place of 1857 was built to commemorate the martyr's of the first liberation war in the years of 1857-59 against British Rule. This is the place where the revolting sepoys and their civil compatriots were cowardly hanged. The ancient name of the place was "Antagor Maidan".
|Curzon Hall |
In the wake of the first partition of Bengal in 1905, a group of architecturally homogeneous building was erected in Dhaka illustrating a happy blending of the Mughal and European tastes. Massive in appearance these buildings were characterized by a symmetrical composition of their component part and a great variety of eye-catching external detail. The foundation stone of Curzon Hall was laid by Lord Curzon on 14 February 1904. Its elegent facade with its central projecting bay and wide arched horse shoe shaped portals with windows avobe, has a attractively variegated by a series of panels, bracketed eaves and kiosks crowning the roof, whilst the corners are relieved with miners.
|Established in 1904, by the late Narendra Narayan Roy, the garden is located in Wari (opposite to the Christian cemetery). This garden boasts a rich collection of indigenous and exotic plants. Open: Saturday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Friday closed. Entry tickets are available on the gate. |
|At a stone throw distance from Dhaka Sheraton Hotel and stretching out Dhaka University campus and Bangla Academy, the Suhrawardy Uddyan, formely known as the race course, is a testament to our great historical achievement. It is here that the clarion call of independence of Bangladesh was declared on 7th March 1971 by Father of the Nation the great national leader Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and it is again here that the commander of the Pakistani Occupation forces surrendered on the 16th December 1971 to the joint command.|
|Old High Court Building|
Originally built as the residence of the British Governor, the High Court Building illustrates a fine blend of European and mughal architecture. The building is situated North of the Curzon Hall of Dhaka Universiry.
|Natore - Dighapatiya Rajbari (Palace)|
Natore lies about 40 km. from Rajshahi and is an old seat of the Maharajah of Dighapatiya, now serving as the Uttara Ganabhaban (The Official northern region residance of the President of the Republic). The palace has large, spacious grounds and is surrounded by a fine moat. The palace has well-equipped guest-house, an imposing gateway and a fine garden decorated with statues of white marble.