Purbani International

1, Dilkusha, Dhaka, Bangladesh | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Dhaka

Dhaka: Round 2: The Rocket

A travel blog entry by hasemeyer

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... locals. Laura mentioned previously how patriarchal the society is. Many men would ask me if Laura was educated when they found out she was my wife. I would respond, "Yes! She is! And she has a job!" Usually this would completely surprise them. Cultural differences aside, the people are very pleasant to be around. They don't annoy you trying to sell you tourist ****, and to top it off, there are no "foreigner prices." ...

Swirling Beautiful Chaos that is Dhaka, Bangladesh

A travel blog entry by vinceinseattle

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... their horns and pass by. It is primarily Hindu people here, living and working, as they have for many centuries. Quite a few Muslim people pass through too. The sights and smells are intoxicating. There are drum makers, jewelry carvers, shop keepers, religious material stores, barbershops, tea on the street.

Todd and I went to look for the internet, ran into hordes of helpful policemen and policewomen.
We walked into an educational center which was focused on ...

In the Dhaka spotlight

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

9

... you doing here' look. They welcomed us like we were celebrities, and all in all, they made us feel that we would fall in love with the people of Bangladesh. Yes it was intimidating, but they were friendly, and we were having fun in the Dhaka spotlight.


Our next visit to Dhaka found us deeper in the Dhaka spotlight. We had been in the country for a few days now, and had warmed to the curiosity of the people. It started to feel normal that we ...

Destination Bangladesh

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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... become more intrigued. So, we proceeded to ‘Plan C’. we purchased a Bangladesh travel guide book.

After perusing our Bangladesh guidebook we came to realise that yes, it is not a country with massive tourist attractions, but some did catch our eye. It is a place that is little known to tourists, but there are local travel agents that cater for foreigners. Most importantly, it seemed that it is an untouched country with a lot of heart, which we were happy ...

Old Dhaka

A travel blog entry by asiatogo

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... but it's long. We go to see the old residence of the rulers. I forgot the year (1600?), more memorable is the guide who shows us some 18th century weapons spiked with poison: "This is poison, poison of cobra. You touch, you dead". He repeated this at least twice with an awesome Bangladeshi accent. It became a running gag.
We then went to a really busy part of that town. Traffic flow at one of the junctions was approaching 0 asymptotically. Shops recycling all ...

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This hotel, located on 1, Dilkusha, Dhaka, is near National Parliament House, Lalbag Fort, Sonargaon, and Shahid Minar.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good