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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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A fascinating piece of history, hard to reach

An incomplete Mughal fort with a mausoleum, in quite good shape considering it's several hundred years old. It can get quite busy on weekends and I've heard the light show is not... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Sajed C
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An incomplete Mughal fort with a mausoleum, in quite good shape considering it's several hundred years old. It can get quite busy on weekends and I've heard the light show is not to be missed, though I didn't have time to catch it myself. You need to have an expert driver to get here as it's nestled among the narrowest... More 

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Thank Sajed C
Dhaka Division, Bangladesh
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Without any further delay, we initiated our journey for Lalbagh Fort. Lalbagh fort- the Mughal palace is one of the greatest historic heritage site of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Built in 1678 A.D. by Muhammad Azam Shah this fortress has a huge area and many hidden passages. The fort has three important ancient buildings, Pari Bibir Mazar, Darbar Hall and a Mosque.... More 

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Thank Md R
NYC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

it's an okay garden with some history. See some maps, coinage, etc. Unfortunately, young couples swarm this place and use it as a hangout or more of a hideout, lol. If you have time, check it out as early as possible. The later you come the more crowded and dirtier the grounds become.

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Thank ahasnyc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Lalbag Fort is one of the historical places of Dhaka. Being the capital of former Bengal, Dhaka bears a huge portion of the history. And the Lalbag Fort depicts the magical moments of that history. Beautiful architecture and wonderful landscape has made this place unique. A must visit place if you are a history fanatic.

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Thank Gunjan P
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Coming from a land of mighty forts and fortresses, I did not held high expectations on this attraction. This place has a museum and mausoleum which were crowded to the brim since we chose to visit on a public holiday. However, this place boasts an excellent and well maintained garden. Do pay a visit if you really want to complete... More 

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Thank arpitam
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view. architectural view was stunning. I have visited several time with my family & friends. everyone should visit to see this traditional culture

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Thank soniaprapti
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lalbagh fort is undoubtedly a very good place in Old Dhaka. It's very spacious, people can hang around easily here and there. Also the scenic beauty is very good there.

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

The lalbag fort is a great place for history lovers. The view, the architecture everything is pretty cool. Everyone must visit this place.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will love it ,if you are into forts.i specially liked the bathing place of the princess.the red bricks are pretty nut lacks maintenance hoplessly.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been a great venue for a day for the last 150 years or so in Bangladesh and it still doesnt disappoint you. Awesome place.

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