Friday, May 30, 2008

Kamalapur Rail Station

Terminal lobby

New station and terminal block at Kamalapur was built north of Motijheel area during '60s and was made operative from 1969.

Khilgaon flyover-Basabo on left

Administrative office, Kamalapur Railway Station

View of Bangladesh Bank bldg. Motijheel from Kamalapur Railway Station

Railway Station night view

Monument at entry point
Dhaka Rail Station in Fulbaria in 1904 during arrival of Lord and Lady Curzon.
For story and more pics see Old Fulbaria Rail Station

Sunday, May 25, 2008




Dhaka-Mawa road

Dhaleswari River

Padma at Mawa - speedboats for hire

Tender Palmyra fruits (Taal)
Buriganga river view from Jinjira

Salimullah Medical College & Mitford hospital

Pink dome of Ahsan Manzil

Ferry boats

Jinjira bank from bridge top

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Osmani Uddyan, Sadarghater Kaman and Nimtali

Nimtali gate - built by City Corp, marking the palaces of the naib-nazim (Deputy-Governor) of Dhaka Province in 18th century in the Nimtali ward (previously Bagh-e Musa) and popularly called the Nimtali Kuthi (Nimtali Palace). All have disappeared over time, but only one gateway (Nimtali Deuri) of the palace still remains behind the Asiatic Society building in dilapidated condition.

Mir Jumla's cannon Bibi Mariam in Osmani Uddyan

For detail see Mir Jumla's cannon-Bibi Mariam

Bibi Mariam in front of Gulistan cinema, DIT Avenue, in late '50s

Bibi Mariam moved to Chawkbazar from Swarighat Dhaka (1880 AD)

Sculpture work of Mrinal Hoque recently opened at Nimtali square

Osmani Uddyan view

Dhakai horses grazing freely inside park

City Corporation Bldg. (Nagar bhaban), Ramna seen from the Uddyan

View of Bangladesh Secretariat, north of park

Osmani Memorial Hall
Peer Yemeni Dargah and Minaret of Baitul Mukarram Masjid

Peer Yemeni market and Eunos Tower at Motijheel

Dhakai Tomtom in new design

See more on Mir Jumla's Kaman: Bibi Marium