Shahid Minar, Dhaka City

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Appreciate the importance of Shahid Minar, a monument where history, architecture, and art meet to honor the martyrs who fought for the recognition of their native language. In 1952, during the Bengali language movement demonstrations, the police force opened fire on protestors who were fighting for the official status of the Bengali language in Bangladesh. Existing monuments dedicated to the martyrs were demolished, with the monument you see today being rebuilt after the Bangladesh Liberation War. The monument, made of marble and colored in red and white, features Bengali poetry written in iron letters. Use our Dhaka City trip itinerary builder app to arrange your visit to Shahid Minar and other attractions in Dhaka City.
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  • Salam, Barkat, Rafiq, Shafiur, Jabbar and some other brave sons of the soil sacrificed their lives on this day to establish Bangla as the state language. The Language Movement is indeed the most impor...  more »
  • Shaheed Minar ( Minar for Martyrs) is actually the symbol of Free Independent Bangladesh. It first was built in 1952 during Pakistan time. Bangalees are most unfortunate nation. They were being conque...  more »
  • Makes a person feeling the sensation of pride for one's mother tongue standing in Shahid Minar. It was a wonderful experience to visit the Shahid Minar.  more »

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3 days in Dhaka City BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH June, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Bangladesh BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Dhaka City & Kolkata (Calcutta) BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Bangladesh BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Bangladesh BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Dhaka City BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Bangladesh BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Dhaka Division BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Dhaka City BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH April, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Dhaka Division BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Dhaka City BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Bangladesh BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
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