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Sonargaon

Sonargaon was the capital city of the ancient kingdom ruled by Isa Khan of Bengal. It is a historical place. It is an example of a Moghul Palace and old museum. “The city of Panam” is another name of Sonargaon. Panam City and few majestic buildings are the attractive remains of its old glory. Here you can also see Sadarbari, Khasnagar dighi, Dulalpur Nilkuthi, Goaldi Shahi Mosque, Aminpur Moth, Damodardi Moth etc. It is a mix of Indian, European and Mughal architecture. The Folklore Museum is another attraction, which is visited by many people everyday. This Museum of Sonargaon houses a variety of artifacts from all over Bangladesh, representing the many cultural groups that exist in Bangladesh. At Shilpacharya Zainul Folk Art & Craft's Museum in Sonargaon, you will find some historical and archeological things. This is a Picnic spot now. There is also have a large Dighi (pond), you can enjoy boat riding and fishing with borsi in this pond.

    • Location Sonargaon, Narayanganj, Dhaka
    • Famous for Panam City & Museum
    • How to get there

      You can reach that place using bus from Dhaka(Gulistan). This will take you around 1 hour to reach at the place. You have to get down from the bus at Mograpara Crossing.From the crossing, you have to take a rickshaw, and have to tell the puller to drop you at Sonargaon. This will require 20 taka for the lift.

    • Where to stay

      You should have to come back in Narayanganj city to stay in Residencial Hotel because there are no facilities to stay at night in Sonargaon.There are some Restaurants inside and outside of Sonargaon.

    • Entry Permits/Fees

      BDT 15 (for local)

      BDT 100 (for foreigner)

      Parking fee:

      Cars, SUVs, Vans (NOAH/HIACE): BDT 50

      Coaster: BDT 75

      Bus: BDT 120

      Baby Taxi: BDT 20

      Motorbike: BDT 15

      Bicycle: BDT 5

    • Opening time

      Foundation premises : 9.00 AM

      Museum : 9:30 AM

    • Closing time

      Foundation premises : 5.00 PM

      Museum : 4:30 PM ( *Friday keeps close: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM )

    • Holiday Wednesday, Thrusday

Condition apply *


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