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“Large open space”
Review of Lalbag Fort

Lalbag Fort
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Guided Day Tour of Old Dhaka
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Old Dhaka Discovery Day Tour
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Full-Day Dhaka Tour Including Lunch and Traditional Stage Performance
Ranked #1 of 78 things to do in Dhaka City
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Owner description: Lalbag Fort was the sight of the first battle for independence against the British in 1857.
Livingston, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
179 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Large open space”
Reviewed January 14, 2012

For a crowded city - this must be the biggest open space. Very refreshing - but the friendly locals make sure you're not lonely.
I loved the collection of buildings making up this fort - palace, mosque, mausoleum and the walls & fortifications.
Nicely kept gardens.

Visited January 2012
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Old fort in need of a facelift”
Reviewed January 1, 2012

The place is just ok. Needs major renovation to make it more attractive to tourists.

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Chittagong City, Bangladesh
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“I like Lalbag Fort.....”
Reviewed December 23, 2011

Lalbag is The historical Place in Bangladesh of Dhaka. so, I Like Lalbag Fort......

Visited December 2011
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“DHAKAs Past...”
Reviewed December 19, 2011

If you are a true HISTORY lover you should definitely visit Lalbag Fort. It bears the history of the founding of Dhaka city.

Going their might be a little troublesome, but its worth it.

Visited January 2011
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Dont go there”
Reviewed December 15, 2011

Its rundown. Fountains are dry (used as garbage bins), parks have dry grass), four small 1-storey buildings are all what are left. Totally noth worh the time or money (they charge a lot for the foreigners).

Visited December 2011
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