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Lalbag Fort

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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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Nice area to relax in

Old Dhaka is a wonderful place to visit. I can be a bit overwhelming though and when you need a breather, just pop over to Lalbag Fort and enjoy the (relative) peace and quiet and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
larissakorporaal
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a well maintained fort, has resemblance with many such Mughal structures in India. Light a sound show added life to this historic location. the Museum has quite a number of artifacts.

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England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking forward to this place but a bit disappointed as its small, poorly maintained and water fountains turned off. All you see is college students romancing and hiding out. Thought I'd see lot more but it's literally what you see in the picture. Visits over in about 30 mins. Admission fee for foreigners is 200 taka (£1.80) and 20... More 

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Dhaka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lalbag fort is a historic structure with a stone made tomb and a small museum. The museum building was once a palace with a big and interesting bathing room. The fort is small but beautiful. An afternoon visit will be worthwhile alongwith a good chance of taking snaps in the surrounding garden.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Dhaka is a wonderful place to visit. I can be a bit overwhelming though and when you need a breather, just pop over to Lalbag Fort and enjoy the (relative) peace and quiet and stroll around the grounds and take some pics of the impressive building. Always on my tour, I've always enjoyed this attraction.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was built in 17 century, contained several parts in a big park, it took 30 mins to explore the site,i met some kids w/ their school reports in their hands,they shared w / us happily.wonderful

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Dhaka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The remains of fot beside river Buriganga around the tomb of "Pori Bibi"and the magnificient garden around, reminds the high heritage of the Mughal empire.They were the true muslim ruler of Indian subcontinent for 500 years,the testimony exists all around Delhi,Agra,Joypur and all other part of India.The remains of the fort having 35" inches wall with its minerates evidenced the... More 

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

When you walk around this fort and it's beautiful garden surrounding the fort, you will feel like walking there with the legendary mughals a 300 years back....the lavish water fronts, the fields, the flowery gardens, the fountains will give a peaceful feeling in your mind. A must see place. The road towards this fort is unfortunately a clumsy and busy... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our valentine day tour to old Dhaka. We spend 2 hours to visit Lalbag Fort. This is historical place of Bangladesh. This place is well managed and neat and clean.

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Thank Soumen T
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a historical place. It's so beautiful and also natural within Dhaka. Anyone wants to enjoy in Dhaka should visit there to feel the history and to enjoy with families. Also to introduce our history to our future generation and to the foreigners.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Lalbag Fort is a well kept Mughal fort. Very nice looking and well worth a visit. See it with a guide to learn the history.

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