Lalbag Fort, Dhaka City

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Visit Lalbag Fort, a 17th century Mughal complex that remains unfinished, but still popular. Although a Mughal prince, who later became emperor, began construction on the fort, the prince was then called to the capital Delhi by his father and construction was never completed. Nonetheless, visitors still flock here to observe its old architecture or to attend prayer at the mosque, which remains in use. At the mosque, admire Islamic art and wall designs, then head out to find a tomb and a palace in the larger fort complex. Consider visiting at night to catch the light show. Before you visit Dhaka City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Located in the old Dhaka city, this is one of the many monuments of the old city. Like other old forts, it is good place to spend some time and know some historical info about it specially it is incom...  more »
  • A good and historic place for a half day tour. It is located in old dhaka, roads are narrow. This place has entry ticket system.  more »
  • The day we visited this place, sadly the fort was closed for visitors. We viewed from outside.. Its a big historical building.  more »
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  • A great historical place. It has a large space. You can admire the beautiful flower garden. There's also place to pray. The women's place is very small and dark. There are also washrooms.
  • A wonderful green oasis in the heart of Old Town Dhaka. Historic place, beautifully maintained gardens, amazing architecture. And so far away from the city's noise! In my eyes one of the must-sees in Bangladesh's capital. Spent there two and a half hours during my last stay in Dhaka. Look forward to enjoying it again next time.
  • Beautiful place. Although most of the sites this time were closed and entrance not allowed. The pieces are enclosed and one can see very few things from outside. Yet it is still an amazing place to observe the architectural reignment. I literally felt pulled back to those days when the walls were fortified and protected by guards and the interior that had gardens and pools.
  • It is a famous monument near new Dhaka. a good place for family time pass. Garden is well maintained and management is good. A laser show shown at evening describing the history of Lalbagh fort.
  • Lalbagh Fort is one of the many wonderful historical place in Bangladesh. It locates in the heart of Old Town Dhaka. Historic place, beautifully maintained gardens, amazing architecture. Enjoy ur evening in sunny days with family & friends. Just keep the place clean.
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