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National Parliament House

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Address: Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Phone Number: +880 1715-093412
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Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban or National Parliament House, (Bengali: জাতীয় সংসদ ভবন Jatiyô Sôngsôd Bhôbôn) is the house of the Parliament of Bangladesh, located at Sher-e-Bangla... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban or National Parliament House, (Bengali: জাতীয় সংসদ ভবন Jatiyô Sôngsôd Bhôbôn) is the house of the Parliament of Bangladesh, located at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. Designed by architect Louis Kahn, the complex, is one of the largestlegislative complexes in the world, comprising 200 acres (800,000 m²) The building was featured prominently in the 2003 film My Architect, detailing the career and familial legacy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pretty and interesting building in that country. Above the rear part with a pond and a brick building.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Famous and significant building in Dhaka. Very imposing and with large gardens You can see from outside but cannot go in, security is tight which is a shame as I would like to see the inside

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This National Parliament House is one of the main attraction of Dhaka City. It is a beautiful building and the architect this building is world famous Louis Kaan.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is located near Bijoy Sharani . Different kind of street food you can enjoy. Very much open space to sit in open air. Beautiful decoration . Nice environment . Hope love it.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing architecture of famous architect Louis Kahn. This is the parliament house of people republic of Bangladesh.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This parliament is one of the main attraction of Dhaka City. The architect is world famous Louis Kaan. This building is made out of the idea of traditional clay made house of rural Bangladesh, with ponds surrounding it. The lakes are the creative design of the pond like effects. We are proud of this building. The members of parliaments have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was told that it costs 600 taka to go inside the gardens surrounding it. Since I had no time, I saw it from the gates. the architecture is interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The National Parliament House, one of the most prominent works of the famous architect Louis Kahn, is a must see for all. Its gardens look beautiful when flowers bloom in their seasons spreading over all sides of the complex. The lake and the vast green lawn invite morning and evening walkers. Many people just come to enjoy the cool breeze... More 

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Dhaka, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The famous architect Louis I. Kahn is designed the The National Parliament House and it is considered as one of the most beautiful national parliament houses in the world.

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