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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  • The place carries a lot of enriched elements of history. The Panam City is Worth visit. The Fine Arts Meuseum is also a good place. There is Boro Nawab Bari and Chhoto Nawab Bari which are under renov...  more »
  • I’ve been visiting Bangladesh for 3 years and never visited places of interest. Sonargaon was a place to visit on my list. The travel from Dhaka could be minimum o said 2hrs and above depends on traff...  more »
  • Plan a day-long trip to this ex-capital, soak in the grandeur of the palace, have picnics out in the grounds, and definitely include an afternoon trip to the riverside.  more »
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