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Shahid Minar

Dhaka university campus, Dhaka City 1000, Bangladesh
+880 1678-089281
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Our language, our pride

The place is of huge historic significance for Bangladesh. Our language movement and freedom to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tawsif94
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Historical Place

It is the historical monument for the language martyrs of 1952 Language movement. The great people... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tawfiq A
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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 1000, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is of huge historic significance for Bangladesh. Our language movement and freedom to speak our mother tongue is tied to this place. The minar is really unique and on 21st February the place turns into a sea of colourful flowers.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is the historical monument for the language martyrs of 1952 Language movement. The great people who gave their lives for Bengali Language in 1952, its for them. Its location just beside the Dhaka Medical college.

Thank Tawfiq A
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Its near from Dhaka University . Our people can get history about our fredom of language and one day in the year most ot people go in the morning with flower

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Sign of dedication for mother tongue ,a monument for the Martyr who fought for the mother tongue of Bangladesh which is Bangla on 21st February 1952 . International mother language day and Bangladesh 'Ekushe February' observes on this day

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

An historical monument Shahid Minar situated at the place where students died for Bengali language on 21st Feb 1954. Calm/quite place to show respect to the shohid/dedicators.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

It is a historical place and also aesthetically designed and maintained. It bears a great significance of showing the nation's respect and love for mother language.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Shahid Minar is something that glorifies the history of Bengali people .We are the only nation who sacrifices their lives for Mother language. You can feel something very spiritual while visiting.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

A good and historic place to tour. It is located in old Dhaka. Like other forts it is a good place spend time.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

I visited the place.It was a great experience. I have really enjoyed it. I would love to visit it again.

Thank Halim S
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

One of the prides place of Bangladesh. I love to visit here. This reminds me about all the martyrs of our country who gave life for the Bengali Language.

Thank Sadat S
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