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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Shopping Mall
“ingle Room Occupancy units. Rooms come furnished each with bed, dresser, table, stove, fridge and sink. Bathrooms shared in each hall. Women's and Men's hall are separate. No smoking building, drinking, drugs and no visitors. There are ceiling fans in each unit and additional window fans are fine but no window a/c units can be used. Utilities are include with the exception of any phone, cable or internet any tenants may opt to get for themselves. There are also garage spaces available”
  • 9 locals recommend
History Museum
“Ahsan Manzil was the official residential palace and seat of the Nawab of Dhaka. The building is situated at Kumartoli along the banks of the Buriganga River in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Construction was started in 1859 and was completed in 1872. It was constructed in the Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture. Address: 2/3 Islampur Rd, Dhaka Architectural style: Indo-Saracenic architecture Function: Palace Hours: Closes 5:30 PM Phone: 02-57391122”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Bashundhara City is a shopping mall in Dhaka, and the second largest shopping mall in Bangladesh. Opened to the public on 6 August 2004, the mall located in Panthapath, near Kawran Bazar”
  • 6 locals recommend
Supermarket
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“The Bangladesh National Museum is the national museum of Bangladesh. The museum is well organized and displays have been housed chronologically in several departments like department of ethnography Address: Shahbagh, Dhaka 1000 Opened: 1913 Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5:30 PM Phone: 02-58614880”
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“One cannot write an article about cultural spaces in Dhanmondi without mentioning Drik Gallery. Situated opposite to Nando's at Dhanmondi Road #27, Drik Gallery hosts numerous events throughout the year, most centered on the exhibition of photography. A strong and widely influential network of photographers has formed around Drik Gallery and seeing their work will certainly leave you with a new perspective. Aside from photography exhibitions, Drik Gallery, as well as the other art galleries in Dhanmondi, such as Bengal Art Lounge, Chitrak and Gallery 21, all host a variety of exhibitions from poetry and literary events to painting and even numerous fairs throughout the year.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Lalbagh Fort is an incomplete 17th-century Mughal fort complex that stands before the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The construction was started in 1678 AD by Mughal Subahdar Muhammad Azam Shah who was the son of Emperor Aurangzeb and later emperor himself. Address: Lalbagh Rd, Dhaka 1211 Opened: 1678 Hours: Closes 5:00 PM Phone: 02-9673018”
  • 5 locals recommend
Lodging
“Most expensive place for Night life in Dhaka, or clubing in dhaka, there is lot of choice available also, the is the best one, and the expensive one too. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Mosque
“Lalbagh Fort is an incomplete 17th century Mughal fort complex that stands before the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The construction was started in 1678 AD by Mughal Subahdar Muhammad Azam Shah who was son of Emperor Aurangzeb and later emperor himself.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
  • 1 local recommends
Department Store
“Super store for regular groceries and toiletries. Vegetables, frozen foods, breakfast items... Etc”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“The building often features in books on modern architecture, and is regarded as among Kahn’s finest works. It’s a huge assembly of concrete cylinders and rectangular boxes, sliced open with bold, multi-storey circular and triangular apertures instead of windows. You can enter the building only on a pre-arranged four-hour guided tour, which you must book in advance. You can pick up a booking form at the front gate, or download it from the parliament website. You also need to bring two copies of your passport and visa.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“This is Dhaka’s largest market and sells everything under the sun, even the sun itself if you pay enough. You can easily spend a day here, so plan accordingly or be disciplined. Plenty of food alternatives are on offer to boost energy levels for further shopping.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Star Kabab is a kabab restaurant is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It has 11 branches in Dhaka. In 2015 it won the best Bangladeshi restaurant award in The Daily Star Foodiez choice awards.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Ramna Park is a large park and recreation area situated at the heart of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. This park is one of the most beautiful areas in Dhaka with lots of trees and a lake near its center. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Neighbourhood
  • 1 local recommends