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29 km from Dhaka, Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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All reviews panam city ancient city historical place day trip folk art rich culture old building nice place two hours historical value must visit place entrance fee mughal period isa putnam capital bengal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sonargaon was the east Bengal capital in history. Lateron the then rulers decided to move their capital to Dhaka in the 17th century. Now some villages with a scattering of ruins are there to explore and feel the past that how it was. It makes...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MR6899
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was definitely one of the coolest buildings in all of Dhaka. There was a unique feel all around it, as I felt like stepping back in time.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SteveRainville99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth to visit to learn about rich culture of Bengal.There is an ancient city located in this place and a cultural museum is there.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JoyShurjo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit, takes half a day! Needs relaxed time, can b a sort of picnic outing! The ancient Bangla Capital even before Bangladesh cane into being. The vast park area incorporates the main Royal House fm Moughal times. The museum of this period is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank harindar2015
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Some of the buildings in Sonargaon are nice. The Museum is average. Panam City, an abandoned part of Sonargaon is interesting to visit. Efforts are being made to preserve the buildings.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Günther E
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Old capital city with a long street full of crumpling mansions from before partition times. Plenty of people come here for selfies and you may be included in the camera action. Nice day out of Dhaka!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 7, 2019

I was expecting a couple of buildings but to see an entire preserved town with numerous exquisite buildings brought an entire era to life. Our site guide Jahangir Alam is passionate about Panam city and a lot of work has gone into preserving and maintaining...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ddna
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Went here with my family few years ago and the place is very magical! A huge part of Bangladeshi history remains here, go with a loved one if you can!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NoelofCroydon
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Sonargaon is one of the oldest capitals of Bengal.From my childhood i went there many times for picnic & looking beautiful historical heritage sultanates & Baro Bhuiyas (on of them Isa khan) temple,Mosque building etc.if you interested oldest part of Bangladesh you should know about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Md Shahidur R
Reviewed January 6, 2019

This place is a museum is a must visit place to get knowledge of ancient Bengali culture, rural life practice & belongings in pre colonial era. Located not far from from the Panam city. Can be an ideal place spend some hours inside museum and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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April 13, 2019|
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Response from Md Shahidur R | Reviewed this property |
sorry for late response...sonargaon always open for all,there is a nothing restriction ok.
March 29, 2019|
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Response from RichardAnjonL | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Sonargoan will open during Boishakhi Festival. Thanks.
September 29, 2015|
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Response from GrommeyDhaka | Reviewed this property |
There are many tour guide in Dhaka and you may find them on net, just search and contract them and make you arrangement, At the same time you can go by yourself as well.