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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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Green space near Old Dhaka

The fort is a welcome green space in the midst of busy, chaotic Old Dhaka. I went on a Friday, and they ask everyone to leave during prayer time, but we were first shown a small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

You have to paid 200taka/ person to get in. Inside a just some building but you cannot get in the building. some flower and grass....thats it

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Security did not allow my parents and me inside saying "it's not for you (non Muslim)!" I did not want to argue while travelling with aged parents and left it at that.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A very nice place to spend an evening or a couple of hours if you are interested in Historic Places. Offers the Tomb of Shaista Khan amongst the Green Lawns

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The fort is a welcome green space in the midst of busy, chaotic Old Dhaka. I went on a Friday, and they ask everyone to leave during prayer time, but we were first shown a small museum before leaving. I am glad I visited the fort.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Lalbag fort is one of the `must see places' in Dhaka city. It is in the old town. So you have to face traffic jam to get there. But inside the fort you will forget the hazards and feel like to travel in Mughal era. It is a historical place. The fort was built in Mughal period. The architecture is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice historical place.u could found many sign of history..child can learn about history by visiting this place and this is also a good place for hangout with family and friends. Beautiful, peaceful place... I went there several times.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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89 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

First of all this is far from dhaka city like Uttara or Gulshan. Need to pass a huge traffic to go there as it's in old dhaka. Bit after going there you will not get anything special. One old fort.

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Dhaka Division, Bangladesh
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Lal Bagh Fort should be your first choice to go if you ever travel Dhaka, Bangladesh. This place is is full of natural beauty and historical interest. This fort was constructed by a Mughal Emperor named Prince Muhammad Azam. This complex contains a Mosque, a Tomb of Pari Bibi ( daughter of shubader Shaista kha) , the Diwan-i-aam palace, a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Don't waste your time or money to go here. Cost for foreigners to enter is 200 taka and locals only 20-25 taka. You can see mostly young couples courting. There is nothing to see at all.

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Hyderabad, India
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Choked in on all sides, this is a small lung space otherwise in a congested and filthy neighbor hood. well worth a miss , unless you have the time to aimlessly walk about and see decrepit structures on all sides.

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