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Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho (National Martyrs' Memorial)

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Address: Savar 1343, Bangladesh
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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A monument truly symbolic to Bangladesh independence, identity and history. Should definitely be in the visit list if you come to Dhaka. It takes a long to time to reach from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A monument truly symbolic to Bangladesh independence, identity and history. Should definitely be in the visit list if you come to Dhaka. It takes a long to time to reach from the city - early morning start is recommended. Also, bring caps/umbrellas as things can get pretty hot.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is little far from dhaka. You need to pass a huge traffic at area called Gabtali or you are coming through Ashulia. I saw this area few times when I was moving to factories but this time I got hame to enter this place.really good architectural work. Can maintain better but it's really nice and fairly big area. All... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Very nice place to walk around. There are a lot of pushy "hand painters" outside the attraction. The structure itself is impressive. Make sure to view it from all around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A must visit place in dhaka. Is very near from Dhaka city takes around a hour. You would wonder to see the modern architecture.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Savar is just 40 km away from Dhaka city center in Bangladesh. This beautiful place will touch your heart with its told and untold stories of freedom fighters of Bangladesh war for Independence. The memorial has a nice tower with big gardens all around.

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Lautrec, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A stunning site set back off a very busy road but you would hardly know this as the places is calming and tranquil. Take the time to wander around and marvel at the stunning simplicity of the monument to the martyrs of independence. Worth looking up the conflict which is little known outside of this region but had a significant... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I think every visitor should visit this memorial perferably with a local who would explain the background to this place.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Big garden with lot of trash around. The tower is nice. If there are some explaintion abt the history for tourist will be good

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Sanur, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is the National Martyrs Monument in Savar, about 40 minutes drive from Dhaka, the monument remembers the martyrs of the independence war in 1971-2. It has an unique structure and lies adjacent to a lake. Not too busy place, place. The Bangladeshi people get emotional about this monument and the war it remembers. That war is still something everyone... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho (Bengali: জাতীয় স্মৃতি সৌধ Jatio Sriti Shoudho) or National Martyrs' Memorial is the national monument of Bangladesh is the symbol in the memory of the valour and the sacrifice of all those who gave their lives in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, which brought independence and separated Bangladesh from Pakistan. The monument is located in Savar,... More 

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Address: Address: Savar 1343, Bangladesh
Location: Asia  >  Bangladesh  >  Dhaka Division  >  Savar

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