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.
At Hotel Milina, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. Guests of the hotel can enjoy on-site features like free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, 24-hour front desk, 24-hour room service.Hotel..
This popular hotel offers the perfect stay for business and leisure travellers alike. Guests can avail themselves of the key collection service.
LocationQuality Inn is situated in Gulshan residential area in Dhaka, approximately 9 km from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.Room AmenitiesEach guestroom is equipped with air-conditioning, flat screen television, telephone, work desk, hairdryer..
Property Location When you stay at Richmond Hotel & Suites in Dhaka, you'll be near the airport and within the vicinity of Jamuna Future Park and Baridhara Park. This hotel is within the vicinity of Baridhara Central Mosque and Sher-e-Bangla Cricket..
The hotel is located very close to the diplomatic zone of Gulshan Baridhara and surrounded by a variety of authentic restaurants and shopping centres. It is conveniently located in close proximity to the business areas and 5 km from Zia International..
This hotel, conveniently located at the heart of the diplomatic enclave of Banani, is away from the congested downtown areas of Dhaka. It is just a 12-minute drive from the Dhaka International Airport.This is the newest and luxurious business hotel on..
LocationSea Shell Hotel is located in the commercial area of Uttara, within easy access to the city's diplomatic zones and industrial areas. Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport is around 5 km away from the property.Room AmenitiesThe hotel features..
This popular hotel offers the perfect stay for business and leisure travellers alike. Guests can avail themselves of the key collection service.
This popular hotel offers the perfect stay for business and leisure travellers alike. The Hotel provides a key collection service.
Just a 10-minute drive away from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.Travellers can avail of luggage storage facilities, pamper themselves with a massage, exercise at the fitness centre, seek assistance from the concierge's desk or avail..
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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