A Mirror of Bangladesh
2/3 Hazi Barek Road, Auchpara, Tongi, Gazipur-1711
Mon-Sat: 07:00 - 17:00
31 Aug 2018

Science Museum

National Museum of Science and Technology located as Agargaon. It was founded on April 1965. The Museum is a modern learning center related to the latest scientific discoveries. The National Museum of Science and Technology serves as Bangladesh’s only science museum and organizes science education activities at a national level.

Address: Shahid Shahabuddin Shorok, Shere Bangla Nagar, Agargaon, Dhaka 1207

Hours:

Friday 3–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday

(Krishna Janmashtami)
9AM–5PM

Hours might differ
Monday 9AM–5PM
Tuesday 9AM–5PM
Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday Closed

Phone: 880-2-9112084

 

31 Aug 2018

Folk Art Museum

The Folk Art Museum, or Folk Art and Crafts Museum, was established in Sonargaon in 1975,

This museum is built  to fulfill the dream of the celebrated painter Shilpacharya Zainal Abedin. It has a very rich collection of folk-themed objects of both aesthetic value.

Open: Saturday to Thursday, 9.00 AM – 5.00 PM

31 Aug 2018

Liberation War Museum

Liberation War Museum situated  at Segun Bagicha, the museum contains rare photographs of the Liberation War and items used by the freedom fighters during the period. It commemorates the heroic struggle of the Bengali nation for their democratic and national rights. The struggle turned into an armed conflict following the genocide unleashed by the military rulers of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and culminated with the emergence of Bangladesh as a secular, democratic state in December 1971.

 

30 Aug 2018

National Park, Gazipur

National park situated at Bhawal,40 kilometers north of Dhaka on Trisal-Mymensingh highway. The National Park spreads on 1,600 acers with national recreational forests and animals,including small tigers, leopards, small bears, monkeys, porcupines and foxes.There are 20 picnic spots and 6 rest-houses, which can be looked in advance at the Divisional forest office, Mohakhali, Dhaka.

 

29 Aug 2018

Rijuk Waterfall, Bandarban

Rijuk Waterfall:

This natural mighty waterfall is situated at Ruma, 65 km southeast from Bandarban town. The water continuously falls into the River Sangu from about 300 ft. high hill dazzling like pearl particles in the space creating and nonparallel beauty of the nature.

This lake is surrounded by many kinds of plant and under wood. You can go there any time but during the rainy season the most attractive views of this fall can be seen. This awesome place will make you the most naturalistic and very close to your heart.

You have to make a trip from Bandarban to Ruma by “Chander Gari” (public jeep) or a private vehicle and from Ruma bazar to Rijuk fall you can hire propelled boat. This boat is known as “Reeshongshong” in local dialect. Fare of boat is 800 taka or subject to change.

29 Aug 2018

Boga Lake, Bandarban

Boga Lake is a natural lake in the hill district Bandarban. It is located on one of the peaks of the Politai Mountain Range in Naitong mauza of Ruma Upazila, about 29 km east of the river Shankha. The lake isrectangular. It is bounded for a nature loverno other place can be more alluring than Boga Lake. A natural lake spread over 15 acres of land and at a height of 3700 ft. is symply boggling. It is 65 km from Bandarban town and 20 km from Ruma Upazila. Many folktales herad about the formation Boga Lake. Some people assumes it might be creator of a dead volcano.

The lake is bounded on three sidesby mountain peaks covered with thick bamboo bushes. The lake is a table land of height  between 457 meter and 610 meter above the see level and 38 meter  deep.It is a closed lake and there is asmall spring named Bagachara, which is 153 meter deep. There is no outlet for draining and spring seepage. The water is the lake is usedby the local tribal people as drinking water but sometimes it changes color and looks turbid.

Hillside Resort organizes a trip to the beautiful, tree-lined Boga Lake, which is very popular, although depending on the current permit situation you can usually reach the lake on your own via Ruma Bazar. There is basic accommodation by the lake.

28 Aug 2018

Lawachara National Park, Moulavibazar.

Lawachara Rain Forest:

Declared as a National Park, the beautiful breathtaking Lawachara forest is located-at Moulavibazar, northen district of Bangladesh.The forest is about 160 km.far from Dhaka and one km. from Srimangal. The forest is filled with trees, trunks. The famous and rare Chlorform tree is there in the forest. The trees shooting out at least 150 feet into the sky. A canopy of trees covers the forest. Birds of every kind are all around. Among the wild life, the Ullus, gibbons abound the forest.These are the only apes found in Bangladesh and there are only around 200 left in the country, sixty of which make there home here.

You can get here from Srimangal by bus (Taka 10), CNG (Taka 100) or bicycle (about 45 minutes; ride straight along the Srimangal-Bhanughch Rd). You could even jump off a moving train from Sylhet as they pass right do the park! (Don’t actually do that.)

28 Aug 2018

Shaheed Minar, Dhaka

Shaheed Minar: This Monument is the symbol of Bengali Nationalism. It was built to commemorate the martyrs of historic Language Movement of 1952. Although this Movement was apparently for the recognition of Bangla as one of the state languages of the then Pakistan, it was in fact, the first outburst of popular movement against the Pakistani regime. All subsequent movements in Bangladesh leading to her independence in 1971 owe their origin to this movement and therefore, this monument has become a place of pilgrimage for millions of Bangladeshis.

28 Aug 2018

National Martyrs’ Memorial, Savar

National Martyrs’ Memorial situated at  savar, about 36 km north-west of Dhaka symbolizes the valour and sacrifice of the Martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the libaration of Bangladesh. The main monument is composed of seven isosceles triamgular planes each varying in size in its height and base. The highest one has the  smallest base while the broadest base has the lowest height. The planes are folded at the middle and placed one after another. The highest point of the structure reaches 150 feet. This unique arrangement of the planes has created a structure that seems to change its configuration when viewed from different angles.(Sources: Tourism in Bangladesh)

28 Aug 2018

Tara Masjid (Star Mosque)

Tara Mosjid

Tara Masjid (Star Mosque): Tara Mosjid situated on Abul Khairat Road, Armanitola, in the old Dhaka city. It was originally built in the typical Mughal style, with four corner towers. Around 50 years ago a local busyness man financed its redecoration with Japanese and English china tiles, and the addition of a new Veranda. It was known as mosque of Mirza Gulam Pir who built the Mosque in the early part of the 18th century. The new decorations, in which Sitara plays an important part, have led to the modern name Sitara Mosque (Tara Masjid). The Mosque, both inside and outside , is decorated with mosaic, Flower-vases, flower branches, cosset, star and Arabic calligraphic writings have been used in the decoration of the mosque.