Jun 19, 2019 - Jun 20, 2019
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Where to stay in Dhaka
Bangladesh may not be top of your tourist wishlist but the colorful, frenetic and congested city of Dhaka is well worth a visit to experience something just a little bit different.
As the Bangladeshi capital, this city of over 14 million people is the center of national government, culture and trade located beside the waters of the Buriganga River. Once the Mughal capital of Bengal, Dhaka is steeped in history with a host of mosques and palaces contrasting with the modernity of buildings such as the city’s National Parliament House and the five-star hotels.
Thanks to the recent modernization and development of the city, many of the world’s biggest luxury hotel brands can be found in Dhaka as well as fashionable shopping malls and amusement parks meaning visitors can be assured of a comfortable stay.
With some of the most congested roads in the country, getting around Dhaka is never easy. Cycle and auto rickshaws are the most popular modes of transport and are often the quickest method in covering short distances as taxis are often difficult to find on the streets. For private sightseeing, hiring a car and driver is recommended, while there are some options for car rental in Dhaka.
Hotels in Dhaka
The five-star Westin Dhaka is located in Gulshan within easy reach of the city’s leading nightspots, malls, restaurants and cultural centers and less than 10km from Zia International Airport. A luxurious choice of accommodation, the hotel has a modern fitness center, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and swimming pool as well as a range of high-end dining options.
Another hotel within easy reach of both the diplomatic area and other city attractions, the Dhaka Regency has a rooftop swimming pool and barbecue garden providing stunning views of the city. The hotel is also the first luxury outlet in the city to have its food and beverage outlets open 24 hours a day.
A budget business boutique hotel less also less than 10km from Dhaka airport, the Innotel is located in Banani, the heart of the city close to the diplomatic area. The hotel also has a professionally-managed fitness center with sauna and steam facilities.
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Dhaka is a city of disguise. People with good soul can have feel the real Dhaka. People only talk about what they see infront of their eyes but do not feel it until you go to the depth. It is not about the food, population, security etc which is common in any country. There are other things to feel by heart. Find it and you know it.
I was born and raised in Dhaka. It is my home. People are so nice and helpful. Foods are delicious and wide variety.
Check out my travel story and pictures here: http://www.nomadic-by-nature.com/wading-concrete-confusion-dhaka/ This is not your typical tourist attraction, but it gives great insight into the extreme density in which people in South Asia are living and the future of many already overcrowded cities where populations continue to grow faster than the infrastructure meant to support them.
Dhaka is my home city. I born here. I love Dhaka. It is one of the busiest metropolitan city of the world. The population of the city is very high. It is 400 years old city. You can visit lot of historical places located in old Dhaka.