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Central Shaheed Minar

Central Shaheed Minar is the national monument of Bangladesh. It is located near Dhaka Medical College Hospital and in the Dhaka University area. It is a Historical place, on February 21, 1952, dozens of students and political activists were killed when the Pakistani police force opened fire on Bengali protesters who were demanding equal status to their native tongue, Bangla. Every year on February 21 many people come here to show respect as well as all year round. The Shaheed Minar was designed and built by Hamidur Rahman, a Bangladeshi sculptor.

    • Location Dhaka University ,Shahbag,Dhaka
    • Famous for Historical Heritage place
    • How to get there

      To visit central Shaheed Minar first you have to come in Shahbag.You can find town bus service from anywhere of Dhaka city to come in Shahbag.From Shahbag you can hire a Rickshaw or take a walk to reach Shaheed Minar and it will take more or less 10 minutes to go.

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