Lalbagh Fort

Lalbagh Fort and garden

Lalbagh Fort History

Lalbagh Fort

Located in Old Dhaka, the Lalbagh Fort was built in the 17th century by the then Viceroy of Bengal, Prince Mohammad Azam, son of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb.

A three-domed giant mosque with a water tank in front, a beautifully constructed tomb known as the Tomb of Bibi Pari (daughter of the Prince’s successor, Shaista Khan), and a hammam (Turkish bath) are the main components of the fort, which features a unique architectural style and intricate design.

The bathing palace, now a museum, exhibits various artifacts from the Mughal period.

Another fascinating feature of the Lalbagh Fort is a maze of hidden passages and tunnels, and billets (military barracks) for soldiers, which, for safety reasons, are not open to the public.

Lalbagh Fort Location

Lalbagh Fort Address: Lalbagh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Get help with directions using the map provided below:

Lalbagh Fort Map

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