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Lalbag Fort

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Address: Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Phone Number: +880 2-9673018
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10:00 am - 1:00 pm
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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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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Lalbagh Fort

Lalbagh fort is a Mughal palace. It is one of the greatest heritage site of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was built in 1678 A.D. by Muhammad Azam Shah and continued the work by his... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lalbagh fort is a Mughal palace. It is one of the greatest heritage site of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was built in 1678 A.D. by Muhammad Azam Shah and continued the work by his successor Nawab Shaista Khan. It has a huge area and many hidden passages. The fort has three important ancient buildings, Pari Bibir Mazar, Darbar Hall and a... More 

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Jamshedpur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice green with touch of history in each building. Garden is well maintained. Entry is hassle less. Surrounding is conjested

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1 Thank Kishore T
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very old fort in Dhaka. I had a very good expectation but found it as an average place. Different ticket price from Foreigner. Being a SRRAC country I pad 100 BDT. Place is not well maintained expect there are some good flower gardens.

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2 Thank Rajadas2014
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lalbag fort is situated in the old town of Dhaka City. I used to play "hide and seek" with my classmates inside this fort during 1969-1970 while the fort was not renovated and there was no boundary wall at that time. The fort contains all the amenities human lives. It also a place for breathing in the most congested towns... More 

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1 Thank seaandsun2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fort from the past, a glimpse of a history with old buildings and a green garden nicelooking except the waterfountains. On a Friday busy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good to visit!! Historical place. Opportunity to know more. Place for family visit. Nice arrangement.

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Thank Evans R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a historical place, a big garden with walkaways surrounded with high walls and in the middle you have a small fort that reorganized as a museum. What I didn't like is that they have a double standard for entry tickets, cheaper ones for locals and much more expensive ones for foreigners. Also inside museum, staff that works is... More 

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1 Thank Zarko G
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice open place, you can enjoy with your family members. Now a days they arranged light & water play. You will enjoy. For foreign nation additional fee will be charged.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lalbagh fort is magnificent building with a fascinating history, kept in dire conditions, poorly illustrated, and surrounded by ghastly new cement mid rise construction, it is worth a visit - as is all of magnificent old Dhaka, before it is completely destroyed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

People while in Dhaka must visit this place at least once in a lifetime! Its historical & great place to spend some fun time with friends & family!

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