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Shahid Minar

Dhaka university campus, Dhaka City, Bangladesh
+880 1678-089281
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A must see place for visitors

Commemorating the memory of those who laid down their lives with Father of Nation Banga Bandhi... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Must visit place for everyone who is in Bangladesh or comes to this country. It is the pride of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Symbol of Bengali nationalism. This monument was built to commemorate the martyrs of the historic Language movement of 1952(only and one languafe movement in the world's history). Hundreds and thousands of people with floral wreaths and bouquet gather on 21 February every year to pay respect in a solemn atmosphere. Celebrations begin at zero hour of midnight. As recognisation of the language movement UN declear 21 February as International mother language day in 1999, which ovsreve all over the world every year on 21 February.
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Dhaka university campus, Dhaka City, Bangladesh
+880 1678-089281
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Commemorating the memory of those who laid down their lives with Father of Nation Banga Bandhi Mujibur Rahman in August 1975, this place is considered sacred by people of the country and anyone visiting Dhaka will love to visit this place.

Thank BPB2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must visit place for everyone who is in Bangladesh or comes to this country. It is the pride of the nation. Bangalee can sacrifice thier lives for mother’s language!! Hapens only in Bangladesh. The UN and the whole world respects the day of sacrifice as...More

Thank mamunmostafi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shahid Minar or the Martyr Monument is a national monument in Dhaka, which was established to commemorate those killed during the Bengali Language Movement demonstrations of 1952 in the then East Pakistan. It’s located in the central part of Dhaka city, near Dhaka Medical...More

Thank zamanwho
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This our ego. 1952 year we had fight for land language. then we got your language. that called are land language. we proud for our soldier.

Thank Md M
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is a typical monument in the heart of Dhaka. Nice place to visit and take pictures. Clean environment. Wish they had more information about the history.

1  Thank Aref R
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The Shaheed Minar is a national monument in Dhaka which was established to commemorate those killed during the bengali movement in 1952. The memorial became a focal point for the city dwellers and became the symbol of protests.Local People thronged there in groups. This monument is very simple...More

1  Thank Elyes-Benachour
Reviewed 5 August 2017

i heard that the language "Bangla" came from with the Language Movement was one of the formidable movements which has come up in the country of Bangladesh, thus the Central Shaheed Minar epitomises efforts to represent the spirit of Bangladeshi nationalism and also highlight the...More

1  Thank peter m
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A national monument to commemorate the martyrs in the Language movement situated near Dhaka University . On 21 and 22 February 1952, students from Dhaka University and Dhaka Medical College and political activists were killed when the Pakistani police force opened fire on Bengali protesters...More

Thank ziaur2k
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

it is just a monument...tall like chimney..u r nt allowed to go up...surrounded by field on every side...nothing much too see..

Thank ankit p
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Bangladesh is the only country created based on language on the planet. Thus it is called "Bangladesh" (Country of Bengali Language). In 1952 several activists laid there lives to demand Bangla as the national language of the then Pakistan. This monument has been installed in...More

Thank FaruqFaisel
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