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Bahadurshah Park

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Listed in Art, Culture & Photo, Historical Places, Parks, Tourism

  • Municipal Road, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Hours of Operation: Open All days of the Week
Price Range: Free
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BahadurShah Park, located in Dhaka city, is a striking war memorial set amidst the splendor of nature. It was built in 1858 at the initiative of Nawab Khwaja Abdul Ghani, in the Sadarghat area. It was called Victoria Park until 1947. After that, it was renamed after Bahadur Shah II, the last Mughal emperor. Bahadur Shah Park is enriched with some architectural displays. It has two entrances. Plenty of trees really make the place majestic. The sculptures in the park are one of a kind. There is a tall memorial at the eastern side. It is an Obelisk which commemorates the ascending of the throne of Queen Victoria as Empress of India and British Empire. There is another magnificent sculpture at the western part. It was built in the honour of the martyrs. There is also an octagonal fountain in the middle of a star shaped fountain in the park. It is a place of pride for our country. Bahadur Shah Park now attracts the young and the old, who come here to enjoy the peaceful environment. Whether you are interested in the history of Bangladesh or are simply looking for a place to take a relaxing stroll, Bahadur Shah Park is a delightful attraction in Dhaka.

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