This unusual mosque, with its striking mosaic decoration, dates from the early 18th century, although it has been radically altered. It...
Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection
This small area is known as Armanitola, and is named after the Armenian colony that settled here in the late 17th century. The white-...
A block north of the central jail is Hussaini Dalan, looking more like a Hindu rajbari (landowner’s palace) than an Islamic building. It...
An Old Dhaka institution, Haji only does one dish – mutton biryani – but, as you can imagine, it does it exceedingly well. This place is...
Nana Biryani information
Lonely Planet review
Like Haji Biryani, this place has no English sign or menu, and there’s little English spoken, but persevere; Nana serves up arguably the best chicken biryani in Dhaka. They also do mutton biryani, plus some tasty mutton-tikka cakes as a side dish.