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Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection, Dhaka City
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
Bright yellow Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection remains a spiritual sanctuary and commemorates the cultural heritage of the now small Armenian community. High ceilings, lots of natural light and simple decoration lend to an airy feel, contrasting the ornate exterior. Interesting stonework embellishes the yellow walls while small white columns sit on on the top. A caretaker keeps the church maintained and sometimes offers casual guided tours. Take a walk around the lush palm tree garden to see gravestones with Armenian inscriptions. Put Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection into our Dhaka City trip generator to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Dhaka City.
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This a 200 year old church, a bit different than other ones. It has graveyard inside the church in the yard and even inside the church. gives you a piece of Armenia with in Dhaka. This place has an tr... read more »
It is quite an unusual place in an croudy area. When you enter through it you will feel the scilence. Actualyy it was built by Armenians. There are some restrictions to entry
Тихое, уютное, чистое место в сумашедшем грязном городе! Пускают не всех, но если европеец - сторож откроет обязательно, все покажет и расскажет ( не забудьте оставить ему тачек 500). Русскую речь отл... read more »Quiet, cozy, clean place in mad dirty city! Let not all but if European-watchman opens the necessarily all will show and tell (do not forget to leave him wheelbarrows 500). The Russian language distinguishes immediately. No permissions are required! Church clean, well-groomed, you can light candles. Complete pacification and calm descends on you in this place. Most importantly, find it, because the Church is in the courtyards with narrow prouločkom and it is not visible from the road.show original
3 star for present poor condition but 5 star for historic value. Very poorly maintained, dirty and uncared for. Litter and other rubbish and waste all over even the tombstones. Really disappointing. Renovation work is going on so hopefully things will improve. If maintained properly this could be a top attraction in town. I saw a frave as recent as of 2005. This means there would still be a community around this place. It is this very community that must have undertaken the renovation work. A lot more could be done.
This church is beautiful. A prayer hall for Christian people
Abdullah alamgir bandhan
one of the best and oldest church of dhaka...this is the most beautiful church I ever seen
Very peaceful place.
I had opportunities to visit inside. Normally it is not open for public. Not too big and one of oldest church in Armenian period.
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