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Address: Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Phone Number: 01715093412
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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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A garden oasis in the city

Lalbagh fort is still there, underneath some of the adjoining houses and commercial buildings that crowd around the current site today. And there are remains of a few features and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
tomalprice
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Winchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lalbag Fort is an ancient fort in the city of Dhaka the capital of Bangladesh. It is 17th century Mughal fort complex. Its a must visit place. The fort is almost like as it was before. There is a tomb of Pari Bibi in the fort premises.

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Thank Sarwar J
Winchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lalbagh fort is still there, underneath some of the adjoining houses and commercial buildings that crowd around the current site today. And there are remains of a few features and walls which are interesting. But the main attraction here is the, garden which is beautifully maintained and well organised. Compared to the dusty pastels, greys and browns of the city,... More 

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Thank tomalprice
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a medieval period fort. If you visit, you like it. Absolutely attractive with flower garden.

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Thank Imrandu
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lalbag Fort is one of the oldest Heritage site still stays within Dhaka city and definitely worth a visit with you kid and friends. Though the fort was not completed due to the political change occurred during that period but still it symbolizes the Glory of the mighty Mughal realm. The Fort complex has got a Mosque which is still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place for couples with children, it's a historical place.Currently beautiful flower gardening is done here which also amazing.

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Thank Kawsarul I
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As an Architect, I felt the emotions and the feelings behind of this structure. Maintenance staff are nice and helpful.

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Thank ArifHossain82
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a day visit to Lal Bag Fort, lots of history to see in the museum, and learn about the Mughals. Some of the buildings on the edge are slightly ruined so its very interesting to see how big and magnificent the entire structures where at one time. The gardens were well mainained. There is a huge pool but no... More 

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Thank Amazing_Sunset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was a great visit when we are there, we pass a great time. its a historical place, i will try to came again.

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Thank Md anisur R
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Dhaka you don´t have to miss Lalbag Fort. It is a part of the Bangladesh history and by the other hand is a nice place to be relaxed in a busy Dhaka.

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Thank JAFF_Madrid
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lalbug fort have the beautiful natural with many more beautiful flower. It has a proud historical background.

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