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Dhakeshwari Road | Bakshi Bazar, Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed walking the grounds of this beautiful Hindu temple. The pink buildings are really pretty, and the place very quaint.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank SteveRainville99
Reviewed March 13, 2019

It is a medium sized temple, dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Durga. It doesn't have any great statues. There are three Shiva Lingams that are worth visiting in small Shiva shrines on the temple grounds. The main temple has a statue of the Hindu Goddess...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Günther E
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Very narrow road connecting to main premises of temple.Present conditions of temple is good and well maintained. Pujaree was performing puja in peaceful and clean premises . Idol of Devi is replica of Devi at Kolkata.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 680ashisht
Reviewed February 19, 2019

It is a very nice place for hindu religion. I visited that place in 2018 and actually I do not know its present condition.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Abu R
Reviewed February 2, 2019

It is an excellent place and Hindu community people visit the temple everyday. It is the national temple of that community and all the pujas are celebrated in that temple. Thousand of people come to visit the temple and offer their prayers to the gods.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paritosh B
Reviewed January 29, 2019

One of the oldest temple in Dhaka - very peaceful & clean - feels like close to god - priests & other Temple staffs are very helpful to all visitors. Even seen a Hindu Marriage performing - will visit every time when get opportunity

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank scy015
Reviewed January 26, 2019

Unless you are really into Hindu culture, this can be skipped. I think tours like to put this and the Armenian Church on the list to add diversity in a city of 10,000 mosques.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank julius c
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

State-owned National Temple is a Hindu temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dhakeshwari means 'goddess of Dhaka'. It is Bangladesh's 'National Temple'. Following the 'Sena dynasty' architecture style, it was built in 12th century CE. One of the most visited and famous Hindu temples in Bangladesh. Several...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Didn't impress me at all. Thought it was for free. I have seen better Hindu templates. But may be temples should be like that simple and small..

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oleg G
Reviewed December 23, 2018

Dhakeshwari means 'goddess of Dhaka'. There has been a Hindu temple in the area since the 12th c. After Islam was declared the state religion in 1988, Hindus pressed for recognition of the status of their religion. The National Hindu Temple is owned by the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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