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Dhaka Destination Guide

Explore Dhaka in Bangladesh! Dhaka in the region of Dhaka with it's 10,356,500 habitants is a place in Bangladesh and is the capital of this country.

Considering your budget, these more prominent locations could be interesting to check as well: Tejgaon, Sylhet, Sherpur, Rajshahi, Narayanganj or Gaibandha. When in this area, you might want to check out Ramna Maidan, Wari, Amla Para, Bangshal, Narinda and Lalbagh as well. Map of the area of Dhaka in Bangladesh

Local Time

Local time in Dhaka is now 10:53 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Dhaka" with an UTC offset of 6 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 24°C / 75 °F
Evening 24°C / 75 °F
Night 23°C / 74 °F
Rain 26 l/sq m
Air Humidity 98%
Air Pressure 1014.6 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain
25°C / 77 °F Heavy intensity rain

Sunday, 22nd of October 2017
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Moderate rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Monday, 23rd of October 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of October 2017
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)

Video Collection

Nawab's Dilkusha Garden Nawab's Shahbagh...

Dhaka, formerly spelled as Dacca in English, is the capital and one of the oldest cities of Bangladesh. The history of Dhaka begins with the existence of urbanised settlements in the area that

54:32 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: February 26, 2014 by ancientscreen

Devfest 2014 _GDG Dhaka

A story about startup community in Dhaka that uses the power of Internet to create new and exciting businesses. The film will show few of these amazing people who are working as startup

36:13 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: December 29, 2014 by SDasia


Dhakeshwari Temple Imambara Hosseini Iro...

Dhaka, formerly spelled as Dacca in English, is the capital and one of the oldest cities of Bangladesh. The history of Dhaka begins with the existence of urbanised settlements in the area that

55:20 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: February 26, 2014 by ancientscreen

Startup Dhaka pitch from Mustafiz

A story about startup community in Dhaka that uses the power of Internet to create new and exciting businesses. The film will show few of these amazing people who are working as startup

40:45 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: October 03, 2013 by SDasia


Startup Dhaka - a documentary film

A story about startup community in Dhaka that uses the power of Internet to create new and exciting businesses. The film will show few of these amazing people who are working as startup

40:45 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: November 19, 2014 by SDasia

Startup Dhaka - a documentary film

A story about startup community in Dhaka that uses the power of Internet to create new and exciting businesses. The film will show few of these amazing people who are working as startup

11:19 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: September 07, 2013 by SDasia


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Photo Collection

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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Dhaka during the next days, weeks and months.

03
Nov
2017

Matt Lloyd Presents: Make $10,000 Cash At Month [Dhaka - Virtual Event]

Starts: 10:00 pm (22:00)
More at eventful.com.

04
Nov
2017

Matt Lloyd Presents: Make $10,000 Cash At Month [Dhaka - Virtual Event]

Starts: 10:00 pm (22:00)
More at eventful.com.

05
Nov
2017

Matt Lloyd Presents: Make $10,000 Cash At Month [Dhaka - Virtual Event]

Starts: 10:00 pm (22:00)
More at eventful.com.

06
Nov
2017

Matt Lloyd Presents: Make $10,000 Cash At Month [Dhaka - Virtual Event]

Starts: 10:00 pm (22:00)
More at eventful.com.

07
Nov
2017

Matt Lloyd Presents: Make $10,000 Cash At Month [Dhaka - Virtual Event]

Starts: 10:00 pm (22:00)
More at eventful.com.

08
Nov
2017

Matt Lloyd Presents: Make $10,000 Cash At Month [Dhaka - Virtual Event]

Starts: 10:00 pm (22:00)
More at eventful.com.

09
Nov
2017

Matt Lloyd Presents: Make $10,000 Cash At Month [Dhaka - Virtual Event]

Starts: 10:00 pm (22:00)
More at eventful.com.

26
Nov
2017

Matt Lloyd Presents: Make $10,000 Cash At Month [Dhaka Virtual Event]

Starts: 10:00 pm (22:00)
More at eventful.com.

27
Nov
2017

Matt Lloyd Presents: Make $10,000 Cash At Month [Dhaka Virtual Event]

Starts: 10:00 pm (22:00)
More at eventful.com.

28
Nov
2017

Matt Lloyd Presents: Make $10,000 Cash At Month [Dhaka Virtual Event]

Starts: 10:00 pm (22:00)
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Interesting facts about this location

Ahsan Manzil

Ahsan Manzil (Bengali: আহসান মঞ্জিল, Ahsan Monjil) 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 the year 1859 and was completed in 1869. It is constructed in the Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture.

Tags: Visitor attractions in Dhaka, Palaces in Bangladesh, National symbols of Bangladesh, Museums in Dhaka, Museums in Bangladesh
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Coordinates: 23.71, 90.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Aparajeyo Bangla

Aparajeyo Bangla is one of the most well known sculptures dedicated to the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. It is located in the campus of Dhaka University, just in front to the Arts Building. In Bengali, the phrase means "Unvanquished Bengal". Imitating on Sculptor Abdullah khaled’s design and superintendence of Dackshu Authority at the end of 1973 the sculpture work was started. The dainak bangle news reporter Shaleah Chowdhury came to visit the sculpture.

Tags: University of Dhaka, Bangladesh Liberation War
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Coordinates: 23.71, 90.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Bangabandhu National Stadium

Bangabandhu National Stadium, (Bengali: বঙ্গবন্ধু জাতীয় স্টেডিয়াম) also known as Dhaka Stadium, and formerly known as Dacca Stadium is the national stadium and a multipurpose sports arena in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is located in the Motijheel area in the heart of the city. Its current name was given to honour Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father of the nation, also known as "Banga bandhu" or "Friend of Bengal".

Tags: Test cricket grounds in Bangladesh, Football venues in Bangladesh, Cricket grounds in Bangladesh
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Coordinates: 23.71, 90.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ প্রকৌশল বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় Bangladesh Prokoushol Bishshobiddalôe) or BUET as it is commonly known, is a Public Engineering University in Bangladesh. It is the oldest Engineering institution in the region. Every year, about 1000 students get enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate programs to study engineering, architecture, planning and science in this institution.

Tags: Public universities of Bangladesh, Educational institutions established in 1962, 1876 establishments in India
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Coordinates: 23.71, 90.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Dhaka Medical College and Hospital

Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), established in 1946 during the British colonial rule, is a medical college in Bangladesh. It is situated at Bakshibazar area of Dhaka city. It is neighbored by University of Dhaka and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Since its establishment, Dhaka Medical College is continuously playing a pioneering role in dispersing medical education among young pupils.

Tags: Schools of medicine in Bangladesh, Hospitals in Dhaka, Hospitals in Bangladesh, Hospitals established in 1946, Education in Dhaka, 1946 establishments in India
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Coordinates: 23.71, 90.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Islamic University of Technology

Islamic University of Technology or IUT (Bengali: ইসলামিক ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ টেকনোলজি) is an internationally recognized educational and research institution in Bangladesh. It is regarded as one of the top universities for technical education in Bangladesh. The main objective of IUT is to contribute in developing the human resources of the member states of the OIC, particularly in the fields of Engineering, Technology and Technical Education.

Tags: Private universities in Bangladesh, Islamic universities and colleges, Educational institutions established in 1981
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Coordinates: 23.71, 90.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Sir Salimullah Medical College

Sir Salimullah Medical College (SSMC) is a government medical college in Bangladesh. It is located in the old part of the capital, Dhaka. It is affiliated with the University of Dhaka. Before 1854 it was a Dutch "kuthi" which was used for business purpose.

Tags: Schools of medicine in Bangladesh, 1875 establishments in India
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Coordinates: 23.71, 90.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Suhrawardy Udyan

Suhrawardy Udyan formerly known as Ramna Race Course ground is a national memorial located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is named after Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy. Originally it served as the military club of the British soldiers stationed in Dhaka. It was then called the Ramna Race Course and later Ramna Gymkhana. After the end of colonial rule, the place - sometimes referred to as Dhaka Race Course - was used for legal horse racing on Sundays.

Tags: Sports venues in Bangladesh, Monuments and memorials in Bangladesh, Horse racing venues in Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh Liberation War
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Coordinates: 23.71, 90.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Supreme Court of Bangladesh

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ সুপ্রীম কোর্ট) is the highest court of law in Bangladesh. It is composed of the High Court Division and the Appellate division, and was created by Part VI Chapter I of the Constitution of Bangladesh adopted in 1972. This is also the office of the Chief Justice, Appellate Division Justices, and High Court Division Justices of Bangladesh.

Tags: Supreme Court of Bangladesh justices, National supreme courts, Government of Bangladesh
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Coordinates: 23.71, 90.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Udayan Higher Secondary School

Udayan Higher Secondary School Dhaka, formerly known as Udayan Bidyalaya is a private higher secondary school in Bangladesh, established in 1955 by the University of Dhaka. It is a co-educational institution and currently one of the most reputed schools in Dhaka. The school was first allotted a small piece of land and two sheds. With the increase in the number of students it was upgraded to a secondary school and, after independence of Bangladesh, as a higher secondary one.

Tags: Schools in Dhaka, Schools in Bangladesh, Educational institutions established in 1955, 1955 establishments in Pakistan
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Coordinates: 23.71, 90.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.