National Parliament House, Dhaka City

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Designed by celebrated American architect Louis Kahn, National Parliament House offers an architectural feast for the eyes. Completed in 1982, after the Liberation War, it features simple geometrical shapes, well-manicured lawns, and modern buildings with plentiful daylight. While the main building, surrounded by an artificial lake, remains closed to the general public, you're free to explore the rest of the complex on a relaxing walk or invigorating jog. Put National Parliament House at the forefront of your travel plans using our Dhaka City trip builder site .
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  • This has such unique architecture and amazing possibilities. The level of care, maintenance, and clean up were quite unbelievable. The gardens were unattended and there was trash everywhere. Almost be...  more »
  • National parliament house has distinct history. It was started in 1961 when Bangladesh was not born and completed in 1982. Designed by Louis Kahn, it locataed in 200 acres lush green area. It is nicel...  more »
  • Wonderful building with a spacious garden view. The architecture is wonderful and easily visible from the road.  more »
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  • National Parliament of Bangladesh is one of the best architectural site inthe whole country. If you are a fan or follower of architecture, you must visit there. However, Still there is no established procedure of entering this is as a tourist. You need to contact a govt official to arrange visit passes. Otherwise an external glimpse of the building & the surroundings is all. In the afternoon, evening lots of food stalls sit offering snacks. Don't expect to have dinner there. There are also all some vendors selling cheap, Chinese toys etc. WARNING : In the evening, this area has some street prostitute, however, they will never bother you unless you are looking.
  • Although it's one of the most beautiful buildings in the world, you can't see it from a close proximity unless you have special pass. Otherwise you'll have to enjoy the beauty of the building from far away. Although the footpath here is very spacious and constructed with in mind that people will visit here like a park, it is not spacious enough and it often feels over crowded. No good facilities of food and drinks and toilet nearby. So you may visit here once or twice but I highly doubt that you'd want to come back again and again.
  • National Parliament Building is the most important creature of Bangladesh. National Parliament House is the community center governing by the National Parliament authority. This is very beautiful place for wedding party, annual General Meeting, Businesses Meeting and so on. This location is very attractive and located at the center of Capital city Dhaka. So we feel proud for that place having Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh National Parliament is one of the must-sees of Bangladesh, an architectural masterpiece and a real accomplishment for the country. The physical and architectural design of the building gives off a strong Modernist vibe. The interiors apparently resembles a modern day cathedral intersected with pure geometrical elements. Geometrical windows allow natural light in the form of circles, triangles and rectangles, its very strong and simplistic.
  • Its our pride. A lot of decission is taken from here to develop Bangladesh. very big road is in front of here. people often goes here for refreshment. There have small stalls here. sometime you can find someone who will art your picture very nicely But you should need to talk about the price he demand. so, first talk and fix the price then start your art. Other hawker you will find there. In front of it. you can even take picture from here. The parlament will look so far from here. its will give you a nice view. you will come again here.
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