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Shahid Minar

Dhaka university campus, Dhaka City, Bangladesh
+880 1678-089281
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শহীদ মিনার "Martyr Monument"

Central Shaheed Minar is the national monument which is built in memory of mother language martyrs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tintin_Robin
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
One of those have to go places

You cannot have come to Dhaka and not visit this place. This place is history. Do I sound... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Syed_Ibrahim_Ali
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Central Shaheed Minar is the national monument which is built in memory of mother language martyrs, who were killed on 21st February in 1952 during the language movement. On November 17 in 1999, UNESCO declared 21st February as International Mother language Day for our sacrifice...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot have come to Dhaka and not visit this place. This place is history. Do I sound nationalistic? Haha. The men and women that died giving their lives for the liberation of the country are buried here.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It so bip splace and natureal beauty . Peopole enjoy there time and share eith nature . Bangladeshin and bangali respect of language solider

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Salam, Barkat, Rafiq, Shafiur, Jabbar and some other brave sons of the soil sacrificed their lives on this day to establish Bangla as the state language. The Language Movement is indeed the most important turning point in the history of Bangalee as its spirit led...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Shaheed Minar ( Minar for Martyrs) is actually the symbol of Free Independent Bangladesh. It first was built in 1952 during Pakistan time. Bangalees are most unfortunate nation. They were being conquered suppressed and oppressed by many foreigners for centuries. As this country is a...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Makes a person feeling the sensation of pride for one's mother tongue standing in Shahid Minar. It was a wonderful experience to visit the Shahid Minar.

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

Shaheed Minar National Monument was established in memory of those who were killed during the 1952 Bengali Language Movement demonstrations. The Minar is set upon a fourteen foot high stage and is constructed from columns of marble stone, with stairs and railings painted white and...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

This historical monument is situated beside Dhaka University,in front of Dhaka Medical College and nearer to Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).This great monument was built in honor of remembrance of those martyrs who sacrificed lives to establish our mother language Bangla as one...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2018

The importance of this martyr monument in the history of Bangladesh can not be described in words. This monument marks the sacrifice of the martyrs for making Bangla as the official language of then Pakistan.

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

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

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