Sonargaon, Dhaka City

Sonargaon stands as a window to the once glorious past. See gorgeous ornate architecture, intricate flower decorations framing doors, and windows now standing completely abandoned and covered in moss. Although the development started under Buddhist control, the city flourished under several hundred years of Muslim rule. The buildings have deteriorated significantly, but some traces of the once-vibrant colors pop out now and then. Visit the folk arts and craft museum to see handiworks made by local artisans, then check out Panam city, built in colonial style during the British rule and inspired by many European cities. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Sonargaon and many more Dhaka City attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Dhaka City trip builder .
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  • Fascinating colonial era village with enchanting architecture and tales of another era. Fresh green coconut juice good too!  more »
  • This this great Isha Kha's Sonargaon a traditiona place with lots of history. Must go with family. I have been going there since I was a kid. Place is now more attaractive as tourism industry now taki...  more »
  • This place must be visited by anyone who lives in Dhaka or visiting the capital city with half a day to spare for visiting tourist attractions. It has got hystorical buildings with magnificent surroun...  more »

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