Best Free Tourist Attractions in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo by Masba Molla on Unsplash

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, isn’t considered a pricey tourist destination. Still, if you don’t have a big budget to work with, you can save some money while visiting by checking out the city’s free tourist attractions. Here are some of the best ones.

National Parliament House Complex

You can’t enter the National Parliament House, but its complex is open to all visitors. It is popular among both locals and tourists due to its size and design, which aims to represent Bengali heritage and culture. You will also get a good view of the parliament building, which is renowned for its impressive and unique architecture.

Dhakeshwari Temple

Dhakeshwari Temple is one of Dhaka’s most important buildings, being declared a National Temple in 1996 and serving as the centre of Bangladesh’s Hindu culture. However, you can visit the temple regardless of your faith and enjoy its colorful and intricate architecture. Besides serving as a religious site, Dhakeshwari Temple also hosts a number of cultural events throughout the year.

Ramna Park

If you need to take a breather from exploring the city, head to Ramna Park. Considered one of the most beautiful parts of Dhaka, the park features rows of lush green trees, flower gardens, a pond, and multiple recreational spaces.