Bahadur Shah Park

Type: Park
Contributed By: Nayeem
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Brief

Bahadur Shah Park was known as Victoria Park initially. This is located at Lakkhibazar (laxmibazar or lokkhibazar) in old Dhaka. It has roads all-around of it. This is a small park and it may appear to you as a road circle to you.

The main history behind this park is, during the Sepoy’s mutiny against British, hundreds of sepoys and their civil compatriots were publicly hanged, around the year 1857. Later on, at 1858, the Nawab Khwaja Abdul Ghani took an initiative to build a monument to commemorate the Sepoys.

This park was renowned as Victoria Park till 1947. But after that, it is renamed as Bahadur Shah Park after the name of “Bahadur Shah II”, the last Mughal Emperor. But still now, local people used to call this park as Victoria Park. So keep this on your mind when you’ll visit the place, otherwise you may find difficulties to locate the park.

How to go

How To Reach: Old Dhaka

You can reach Old Dhaka by taking local transport from any part of Dhaka city.

Where to Stay

Things to do

This park has a nice and healthy environment. It is not like the other parks of Dhaka. No obscene activities inside the park. Most of the people are here for walk, who are suffering from diabetics.

Eating Facilities

Referred to where to eat in Dhaka city, click here

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