Dhaka, Bangladesh - NCL Tours
  • Duration (nights):
    7
    • Adults:
      16+ years
    • Teenagers:
      12-15 years
    • Children:
      2-11 years
    • Infants:
      0-23 months

Welcome to Dhaka

Dhaka
Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh. It is the principal city of Dhaka District and Dhaka Division. Dhaka is one of world's most populated cities, with a population of about 15 million people. The Greater Dhaka Area covers a population of 17 million people. The historic quarter of Dhaka stands on the east bank of the Buriganga River. It is located in the central part of the Bengal delta. Bengali Muslims make up the majority of the population, followed by Bengali Hindu, Bengali Buddhist, Bengali Christian and Bahá'í Faith communities. For centuries, the city's name was romanized as Dacca until the current spelling was adopted in 1983.
 
The city's name was Jahangir Nagar (City of Jahangir) in the 17th century. It was the Mughal capital of Bengal for 75 years; and flourished in trade and culture as a cosmopolitan commercial capital and the hub of the worldwide muslin and silk trade. The city hosted two major caravansaries of the subcontinent: the Bara Katra and Choto Katra, located on the riverfront of the Buriganga. The Mughals decorated the city with well-laid out gardens, tombs, mosques, palaces and forts. Dhaka became known as the City of Mosques in Bengal. It was also described as the Venice of the East. The old city was home to various Eurasian merchant groups. At the height of its medieval glory, Dhaka was regarded as one of the wealthiest and most prosperous cities in the world. It was central to the economy of Mughal Bengal, which generated 50% of Mughal GDP.
 
In 1793, Dhaka was ceded to the British East India Company. British Dacca developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with the establishment of railways, jute trading and various educational and cultural institutions. It was the capital of British Eastern Bengal and Assam between 1905 and 1912. After the Partition of British India in 1947, Dhaka became the administrative capital of East Pakistan. Due to major political, economic and cultural frictions between East and West Pakistan, the city was subjected to long periods of martial law and military suppression during the Bangladesh Liberation War. After independence, Dhaka witnessed rapid urban growth as the centre of political, economic and cultural life in Bangladesh.
 
Modern Dhaka is one of Bangladesh's twin economic centres, along with Chittagong, to which it is connected by the Grand Trunk Road and the Bangladesh Railway. The city was the 2012 ISESCO Asian Capital of Culture. It is served by Shahjalal International Airport. As the most densely populated and one of the fastest growing megacities in the world, it faces many challenges common to a developing world metropolis, including traffic congestion, crime, urban pollution and poverty. With daily traffic of over 600,000 cycle rickshaws, Dhaka is nicknamed as the Rickshaw Capital of the World.
LocationHotel De Castle is located in Dhaka, a 15-minute drive from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. FacilitiesThe hotel features a 24-hour room service, laundry, doctor-on-call and airport transfer. Guests can enjoy dining at the on-site restaurant..
Property Location With a stay at Hotel de Crystal Crown in Dhaka Gulshan, you'll be minutes from Gulshan Circle 1 and close to Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban. This hotel is within close proximity of Baridhara Central Mosque and Baridhara Park.Rooms Make yourself..
The HOTEL DHAKA GARDEN INN is a Tourist hotel. Located in Banani area. Shopping is accessible by bus/taxi and the nightlife/restaurants are located in the hotel. Hotel Dhaka Garden Inn is located in Banani, 12 km away from the centre of Dhaka. Accommodations..
LocationHotel Eastern Residence is situated in a safe and secure area of Banani and can be easily accessed by bus, auto rickshaw and taxi. The property is 9 km north of Motijheel and Dilkusha Commercial Areas, 10 minutes from Gulshan and Banani Lake and..
Ideally located in the prime touristic area of Gulshan, Hotel Golden Deer Ltd. promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the hotel's facilities and services. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you..
LocationHotel Lake Breeze is located in Gulshan, an affluent neighbourhood in Dhaka. The area is home to a number of the city's restaurants, shopping centres, and the majority of embassies. Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) is approximately..
Property Location With a stay at Hotel Lake View Plaza in Dhaka Gulshan, you'll be close to Baridhara Central Mosque and Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban. This hotel is within close proximity of Baridhara Park and Jamuna Future Park.Rooms Make yourself at home..
Property Location Located in Dhaka, Hotel Milina is within the vicinity of Baridhara Park and Baridhara Central Mosque. This hotel is within the vicinity of Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium and Dhaka Zoo. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 36 air-conditioned..
Ahsan Manzil
Ahsan Manzil was the official residential palace and seat of the Dhaka Nawab Family. This magnificent building is situated at Kumartoli along the banks of the Buriganga River in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lalbagh Kella ( Fort)
Lalbagh Fort is an incomplete 17th century Mughal fort complex that stands before the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka, Bangladesh

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