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Welcome to the Lalbagh Fort travel guide! Explore the historical richness and architectural beauty of this magnificent fortress located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

History

Lalbagh Fort, also known as Fort Aurangabad, was built in the 17th century by Mughal Subahdar Muhammad Azam Shah, the son of Emperor Aurangzeb. The construction was left incomplete due to the sudden death of Azam Shah.

How to Get There

Lalbagh Fort is situated in the old part of Dhaka city, easily accessible by various forms of transportation such as taxis, rickshaws, or public buses. It is recommended to check with local tour guides or use a map to navigate the area.

Attractions

  • Mughal architecture and design
  • Lalbagh Mosque
  • Tomb of Pari Bibi
  • Diwan-i-Aam (Public Audience Hall)
  • View of the Buriganga River

Ticket Information

Entry tickets to Lalbagh Fort can be purchased on-site at the ticket counter. Prices may vary for locals and foreigners. It is advisable to carry local currency for the ticket purchase.

Tips for Visiting

  • Visiting early in the morning or late afternoon can offer the best lighting for photography.
  • Respect the cultural norms and guidelines inside the fort premises.
  • Stay hydrated, especially during hot weather, and wear comfortable footwear for exploring the area.
  • Engage with knowledgeable local guides to learn more about the historical significance of Lalbagh Fort.

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