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Address: Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Description: Lalbag Fort was the sight of the first battle for independence against the...
Lalbag Fort was the sight of the first battle for independence against the British in 1857.
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Oh, how my Bangladeshi friends laughed at the price difference between me and them. Well, I get it and am happy to pay 10x as much! Never have I ever experienced people taking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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adelaide, australia
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Lalbag Fort is located at the Southern Block of the bustling mega city of Dhaka. It located close to the old town. One can go to Azimpur and then take a ricksha to reach the fort. The best time that I recon to be here is during the later afternoon as it enables you to see the wonderful sunset. Definitely... More 

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adelaide, australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Oh, how my Bangladeshi friends laughed at the price difference between me and them. Well, I get it and am happy to pay 10x as much! Never have I ever experienced people taking photos of me as if I am something special (actually, everywhere in Bangladesh they treat you so beautifully). The fort is a must. Amazing to see the... More 

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Chittagong City, Bangladesh
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Going here for a peaceful afternoon is very recommended. Great place to go and see beautiful flowers and a little bit of history at the same time. Very quiet and you will enjoy the space thoroughly. A little difficult to find, but most rickshaw and CNG drivers will know it if you get close.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Historical place. Day hangout . Half hour-1hr Max from main city Family or friends visiting place. Cheap! Have food shop outside! Over all nice!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The structure itself is quite impressive but I think it's all the manicured land surrounding the fort that gives this place it's charm. On can sit here and take in a 360° view of Dhaka, meet with friends, meet strangers and make new friends or simply just relax at a quiet oasis in the middle of chaotic Dhaka. Unfortunately, the... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I was trying to visit this Fort two different days, but for some reasons it was not open even it was the right open hours. So the only chance for me was to take a photo thru the gate. I don't know if the political situation has something to do with that or what - I did try to ask,... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It is one of the most attractive place in Bangladesh. Not only Bangladesh but also in ASIA. It holding Bangladeshi's nationalism. I will suggest every traveler to visit it. Check this post about Asia's historical place also: http://www.heaven-trip.com/top-5-historical-places-in-india/

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Stockholm
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

At the time of my visit the whole building was blacked out so I can hardly see anything inside and ticket office did not give me even a little notice about that. They forbid to use cameras but all the people use their mobiles to take photos. The whole museum is a dusty nonsense.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The fort itself was never completed so it doesn't have a very compelling history. The remains today are pleasantly laid out with some English signage. Affordably priced for foreigners.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nice calm and quite place to visit. Though there are some illegal construction going on now but its good though.

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Address: Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Location: Asia  >  Bangladesh  >  Dhaka Division  >  Dhaka City

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