places/travel List of Famous Dhaka Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Dhaka skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Dhaka architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Dhaka are included on this list. Information about these Dhaka buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Dhaka and older historic landmarks.

Examples include Baitul Mukarram and Star Mosque.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Dhaka?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Dhaka. Famous architectural houses within the city of Dhaka are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Ahsan Manzil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Dhaka Buildings & Structures
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Ahsan Manzil


Ahsan Manzil was the official residential palace and seat of the Dhaka Nawab Family. This magnificent building is situated at Kumartoli along the banks of the Buriganga River in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The construction of this palace was started in 1859 and was completed in 1872. It was constructed in ...more

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City/Town: Bangladesh

Building Function: Palace

Baitul Mukarram is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Dhaka Buildings & Structures
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Baitul Mukarram, also spelled as Baytul Mukarrom is the national mosque of Bangladesh. Located at the center of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, the mosque was completed in 1968. The mosque has a capacity of 30,000, giving it the respectable position of being the 10th biggest mosque in the world. ...more

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City/Town: Bangladesh

Opened: Jan 01 1968

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Bangabhaban is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Dhaka Buildings & Structures
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Bangabhaban


The Banga Bhaban is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of Bangladesh, the head of state of Bangladesh. Located in the capital Dhaka, the mansion was a viceregal lodge during British rule. From 1947 to 1971, it was the residence of the Governor of East Pakistan. Since ...more

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City/Town: Dhaka, Greater Dhaka Area, Dhaka District, Bangladesh, South Asia, + more

Building Function: Palace

Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Dhaka Buildings & Structures
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Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban or National Parliament House, is the house of the Parliament of Bangladesh, located at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. Designed by architect Louis Kahn, the complex, is one of the largest legislative complexes in the world, comprising 200 acres The ...more

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City/Town: Dhaka, Greater Dhaka Area, Dhaka District, Bangladesh, South Asia, + more

Opened: Jan 01 1982

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