Dhaka in detail

Highlights

  • Sadarghat Boarding a rowboat down at the gritty docks of Sadarghat and crossing the manic Buriganga River, the very lifeblood of this enormous city.
  • Cycle-rickshaws See some of Dhaka's thousands of cycle-rickshaws being made – and buy a piece of rickhshaw art for yourself on Bangshal Rd.
  • Old Dhaka Getting lost wandering the fascinating, overcrowded alleyways of Old Dhaka (Puran Dhaka).
  • Ahsan Manzil Poking around the museum at this charming pink palace.
  • Lalbagh Fort Escaping Old Dhaka’s hustle and bustle and exploring the ruins of this ancient fort.
  • Shankharia Bazar Dhaka's small Hindu quarter is a riot of noise and colour.