A home trip to Dhaka


Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
From Aug 1, 2024 to Aug 8, 2024

Trip Details

Join me on an epic adventure to explore the vibrant cities of Dhaka, Bangladesh 🌆🌍! I'll be backpacking, rock climbing, and soaking up the local culture. Departing from Dubai, UAE 🛫 on 08-01-2024 and returning on 08-08-2024. Let's make unforgettable memories together! 🌟🎒🧗‍♂️


Things To Do
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Lalbagh Fort is a magnificent historical site in Dhaka that showcases the architectural beauty of the Mughal era. Here are some more details about Lalbagh Fort:

- Construction: Lalbagh Fort was built in 1678 by Prince Muhammad Azam, the son of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. However, the fort remained incomplete due to the untimely death of Azam's mother, and some parts of the fort were left unfinished.

- Architecture: The fort complex is spread over an area of 18 acres and consists of various structures, including the Diwan-i-Aam (Hall of Public Audience), the Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience), the Tomb of Pari Bibi (Azam's daughter), and the Lalbagh Mosque. The architectural style reflects a combination of Mughal and Bengali influences.

- Mosque: The Lalbagh Mosque is located inside the fort and is known for its striking design. The mosque features three domes and intricate terracotta ornamentation on the walls. It is still used for daily prayers by the local community.

- Mausoleum: The tomb of Pari Bibi, the daughter of Prince Muhammad Azam, is one of the main attractions within the fort. The mausoleum showcases beautiful Mughal architecture and is adorned with delicate floral motifs.

- Museum: There is a museum located inside the fort where visitors can learn about the history and heritage of the fort. The museum displays various artifacts, including weapons, pottery, coins, and paintings, providing insight into the Mughal period.

Visiting Lalbagh Fort is a great way to immerse yourself in the rich history of Dhaka. Don't forget to explore the beautiful mosque, the mausoleum, and the museum to fully appreciate the architectural beauty and cultural significance of this historical site.
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Mughal architecture in Bangladesh refers to the architectural style that was prevalent during the Mughal Empire's rule in the region, particularly in the 16th and 17th centuries. The Mughals, who were of Central Asian and Persian descent, left a significant architectural legacy in Bangladesh, which can still be seen in various structures and monuments today.

Here are some key features of Mughal architecture in Bangladesh:

  • 1. Influence: Mughal architecture in Bangladesh was heavily influenced by Persian, Central Asian, and Indian architectural styles. It combined elements from these different traditions to create a unique architectural language.

  • 2. Materials and Techniques: Mughal architecture in Bangladesh typically utilized locally available materials like brick, stone, and terracotta. The buildings were constructed using a combination of traditional techniques such as bricklaying, plastering, and decorative tilework.

  • 3. Symmetry and Proportions: Mughal architecture is known for its symmetrical and harmonious designs. The buildings often feature a central axis with balanced elements on either side. The proportions of the structures, including domes, arches, and minarets, were carefully calculated to create a sense of visual harmony.

  • 4. Domes and Minarets: Mughal architecture in Bangladesh is characterized by the prominent use of domes and minarets. The domes are typically bulbous in shape and often adorned with intricate geometric patterns and calligraphy. Minarets, on the other hand, served as decorative elements and as a means for the call to prayer.

  • 5. Ornamentation: Mughal architecture in Bangladesh is known for its elaborate ornamentation. Intricate carvings, intricate tilework, and delicate floral motifs can be found on walls, arches, and domes. The use of colorful glazed tiles and terracotta embellishments is also a distinctive feature of Mughal architecture in the region.

  • Some notable examples of Mughal architecture in Bangladesh include the Lalbagh Fort and the nearby Dhaka University campus. These structures showcase the grandeur and beauty of Mughal architecture and


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