National Parliament House, Dhaka City

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Must see · Government Building · Architectural Building
Designed by celebrated American architect Louis Kahn, National Parliament House offers an architectural feast for the eyes. Completed in 1982, after the Liberation War, it features simple geometrical shapes, well-manicured lawns, and modern buildings with plentiful daylight. While the main building, surrounded by an artificial lake, remains closed to the general public, you're free to explore the rest of the complex on a relaxing walk or invigorating jog. Put National Parliament House at the forefront of your travel plans using our Dhaka City trip builder site.
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  • The parliament bhaban is a great place for the travellers especially for the people of Dhaka and new comers of the city. The area is very big. It's a large establishment of Bangladesh. It's really...  more »
  • This is a MUST visit place of Dhaka city. World's most beautiful Parliament Building according to The Time Magazine!  more »
  • This has such unique architecture and amazing possibilities. The level of care, maintenance, and clean up were quite unbelievable. The gardens were unattended and there was trash everywhere. Almost best to take a picture from the currency it will leave you with a better image.
  • This is one of the most important buildings in Bangladesh. It has a huge area with lot open, green and water space. Lot of local and foreign tourists visit this building everyday. From the afternoon it starts getting busy and keeps busy up to 10PM. This building has been designed by Louis I. Kahn. This is one of his masterpieces. So it is very famous worldwide for its unique and beautiful design. I have visited this place many times in my life. Due to Metro rail project it is losing some of its green area from the eastern side, even though its beauty will remain incomparable in the country.
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