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Visit 5 places near Dhaka during Boishakh holiday

Everyone is busy now. After a while, many people find out where to go around the capital. Some want to go to a beautiful place near Dhaka to spend time alone with family and some with loved ones.

They can visit several places in one day if they want. Again, it is very close to Dhaka. You will be really fascinated by these places. Since tomorrow is the first Baishakh holiday and the next day is again a weekly holiday, so if you want you can visit some of the beautiful places near Dhaka.

Sonargaon Museum

Sonargaon Museum is known as the bearer and carrier of Bengali culture. It is located in Sonargaon upazila of Narayanganj, 24 kilometers away from Dhaka. When you enter this museum, you will first see a 100-year-old building. The building is known as the old big Sardar’s house. Standing outside this building are two horses of ancient architectural sculpture.

The museum also has a sculpture of bullock carts made by Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, Verskaya of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Verskaya of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin. Which will attract the attention of any tourist. There are a total of 10 galleries in Sardar’s house. The galleries include wood carvings, handicrafts, paintings and masks, tribal life patterns, rural folk life environment, folk musical instruments and terracotta patterns.

Moreover, there are handicraft villages in the museum. The beautiful houses built here in folk architecture are unknown to the people of different parts of the country. Besides, a folk art fair is organized here every Baishakh month. Where traditional folk music, jatrapala, kavigan etc. folk culture programs are served.

Panam Nagar

Panam Nagar is located at Sonargaon in Narayanganj, 26 km south-east of Dhaka. It is the name of a traditional ancient city. Panama is one of the 100 most ruined historical cities in the world. At present there are a total of 52 colonial installations on both sides of Panam Nagar.

There are 31 installations on the north and 21 on the south. The architecture of the installations is a mixture of European art and Mughal art. 400-year-old monasteries can still be seen in the city. To its west is the East India Company’s trading post ‘Nilkuthi’.

Poddar’s house, Kashinath’s house, various ancient buildings including the only art gallery in Sonargaon. The Pankhiraj Canal flows by the side of Panam. Besides, if you visit this city, you will see various patterns. Tourists flock there on different holidays.

Belai Bill

Belai Beel is one of the beautiful places around Dhaka. Tourists are fascinated by the beauty of Belaibil in Gazipur. In the afternoon a wonderful view is created around this bill, with a scattering of shufflers. A nice place to hang out. There are both engine driven and dinghy boats. You can rent for the whole day. If you want an engine driven boat you can drive it yourself.

How to go? If you want to go to Belai Bill, first go to Gazipur Sadar. Get down there and go to Kanaiya Bazaar in Tempo. The rent will be 10 rupees per person. You can also go by rickshaw. There is a bridge in front of Kanaiya Bazaar. After crossing the bridge, get on the boat tied to the river. Reach the bill.

Manot Ghat

If you want to visit your loved one in one day, you can go to Manot Ghat. Manot Ghat on the banks of the river Padma which flows along the western edge of Dohar upazila of Dhaka. Distance from Dohar is about 8 kilometers. Charbhadrasan of Faridpur on the other side of the river.

This place is known as ‘Mini Cox’s Bazar’. As it is very close to Dhaka, you can go to Mini Cox’s Bazar in 2 hours. Again, only 90 rupees. You can return to Dhaka in the evening after visiting all day.

How to get to Manot Ghat? The most convenient way to reach Manot Ghat from Dhaka is by boarding the Jamuna Paribahan, which leaves directly in front of Golap Shah Mazar in Gulistan for Manot Ghat.

When you return, you will return to Dhaka by the same bus. The last bus from Manot to Dhaka leaves at 6 pm. N Mallick can also be reached by transport from the same place in Gulistan. In this case you have to get off at Majhirkanda in Nawabganj. The rent will be 60 rupees.

Ahsan Manzil

Ahsan Manzil is one of the most significant architectural monuments in Dhaka, built in the 19th century. The installation stands on the banks of the river Buriganga in the Kumartuli area of ​​Islampur in old Dhaka.

Formerly it was the abode of kings. Currently being used as a museum. The entire Ahsan Manzil is divided into two parts. The domed part on the east side is called Prasad Bhavan (Rangmahal) and the building consisting of residential rooms on the west side is called ‘Janana’ or Andarmahal.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

The palace building is again divided into two balanced parts. The high octagonal dome is raised on a circular chamber in the middle. It has a two-storey living room, playing card room, library and 3 guest rooms on the east side and a dance hall on the west side. There are Hindustani rooms and some residential rooms. To the east of the ground floor is the dining hall and to the west is the court house, billiard room and treasury.

The verandah on the south side of the palace building and the Nahabatkhana on the side of the road were rebuilt when it collapsed in an earthquake in 1897. If you go to Ahsan Manzil, you will see the items used by the Nawabs in the museum. Soldiers armor, vases, chests, jugs and much more. On the south side of the Buriganga, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the last afternoon sitting in the spacious courtyard of the palace adorned with landscapes.

If you want to enter Ahsan Manzil, you have to pay 20 rupees. Tickets cost 10 rupees for those under 10 years of age. Tickets for Corona are sold online from 12pm to 10am Price 20 rupees. You can enter Ahsan Manzil from 10:30 am to 6 pm on Saturday to Wednesday. Open Fridays from 3pm to 8pm. Ahsan Manzil is closed on Thursdays and public holidays.

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