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Shahid Minar

Dhaka university campus, Dhaka City, Bangladesh
+880 1678-089281
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An important monument in the history of Bangladesh

Situated within the Dhaka University campus, in general this is a place with not much activities... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Symbol of love & Respect

I have never enough words to review about martyr monument. Just i want to say this monument... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
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 1 week ago

Situated within the Dhaka University campus, in general this is a place with not much activities, except the sight of this significant monument. Lot of activities, processions or protests are still take place there from time to time because of its significance as location. And...More

Thank MahaBosman
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I have never enough words to review about martyr monument. Just i want to say this monument situated in the heart of all bangla nationalists.

1  Thank Mushfiqpat
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This site is of great significance and importance in the history of Bangladesh. It was created to show respect towards the great people who sacrificed their lives in 1952 in order to establish Bangla as the national language. This was an unique revolution as nowhere...More

Thank Eery M
Reviewed 20 November 2017

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 14 November 2017

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 8 November 2017

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 26 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
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