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Lalbag Fort

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Address: Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Phone Number:
88029673018
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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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Nice part of the city

This is a nice option to run away from traffic and the busy city if you don't get much time to get out of town in Dhaka. The garden and the remaining monuments on this fort are a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

tourist coming to Bangladesh should visit this.. when i went there it was around the afternoon. the artifacts were really cool.. Also there was a light show in the evening. However, lack of maintenance has made it kinda tackish.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a nice option to run away from traffic and the busy city if you don't get much time to get out of town in Dhaka. The garden and the remaining monuments on this fort are a good combination for a walk in the heart of Puran Dhaka, the old town area.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Maintenance is very poor and the entry is difficult due to disorganized traffic. There is no proper tagline of the story too. They can arrange a small cultural program with ticket to show the actual fact and history. Even in Jatra style.

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Thank Nahid N
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An wonderful architectural design. I wonder how they build these structures while there were no modern machines and construction equipment at that time. A must visit place for all travelling to Bangladesh.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a well preserved fortress with lots of open spaces. Good for half a day's outing. If you are a foreigner, it is best to go there with a local, as it is situated in Old Town, which is difficult to access and navigate through. After the sightseeing, its recommended to end the outing with lunch/dinner at one of Old... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lalbag fort stand with a great history.Also a great foundation for this new era.There has a garden also.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Either you teach here at 6 am when they let people in for their morning walk or during official opening hours when you have to buy a ticket. It is an open area in the midst of the crowded old city, a green lung literally. The construction of the structure was commenced by Aurangzeb's son but was never finished. There... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Mughal fort in the style of the Taj Mahal. we enjoyed the trip , as well as the guided tour of the area . It was well worth the time and effort spent in finding the place

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last significant remnant of the glorious days of Dacca(old name) when this was the capital of Bengal, Bihar and Orrissa built in the 17th century. Recent restoration has destroyed its sublime look yet the beauty peeks out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historical place must be visited by the tourist. To visit this place you must avail rickshaw or walking to reach there. You can take motor vehicle also.

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