Discover Dhaka

8.9 million

Dhaka is the capital city of Bangladesh located on the banks of the Buriganga River. It is a bustling city with an estimated population of over 20 million people, making it one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Dhaka is a vibrant and chaotic metropolis, combining modern high-rises with historical monuments and religious sites. The Old City offers an insight into life in Dhaka's past while well-known attractions such as Lalbagh Fort and Ahsan Manzil offer glimpses into its rich Mughal history.

For travelers looking for cultural experiences, there are numerous art galleries displaying traditional Bangladeshi artwork as well as colorful markets where visitors can shop for local crafts. As night falls, visitors can enjoy traditional live music performances or take a river cruise down the Buriganga to soak up Dhaka's unique atmosphere. Finally, no visit to Dhaka would be complete without tasting some local cuisine such as biryani and samosas served at street stalls across the city.

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