Basabo Buddhist Monastery

Type: Monastery
Contributed By: Nayeem


Dhaka is the city of mosque and we are blessed with myriad of mosques at this compacted town. Comparing to Muslims, there are very few people from Bangladesh are having Buddhist in religion and which reflects to the number of their prayer halls.

Dharmarajika Buddhist Monastery (ধর্মরাজিকা বৌদ্ধ মন্দির) is such a prayer hall (also known as Bashabo Buddha Mandir) located inside the Dhaka city. It was built during 1962 to conduct their activities for Buddhist community alongside the prayer, teaching, and meditation.

This temple has a medium sized pond inside and beside this, you’ll find a large golden status of Buddha standing on the Lotus. Also you’ll find the teaching (Pali Language) center and the prayer hall inside the premise.

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How to go

How To Reach: Dhaka District

Most popular transport system in Dhaka city is Rickshaw. You can find available buses (Local or direct service) in coming inside or move outside Dhaka city. There are other transport systems like Trains, Rivers and Air.

Where to Stay

There are more than 71 quality hotel in Dhaka. Some are listed below…

1. Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka
107 , Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Tel: +880 2 811 1005
Website : Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka

2. Ruposhi Bangla Hotel
1 Minto Road, Shahbagh, Dhaka,
Phone : 88-02-8330001
Fax : 88-02-8312975
Email :
Website : Ruposhi Bangla Hotel

3. Radisson Water Garden Hotel, Dhaka
Airport Road, Dhaka Cantonment,
Dhaka 1206 Bangladesh.
Telephone: + 88 02 8754555
Fax: + 88 02 8754554 , + 88 02 8754504
Email : reservations.dhaka[at]
Website : Radisson Water Garden Hotel
Dhaka Bangladesh

4. Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort
Airport Road, Nikunja 2
Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.
Phone : +88-02-8913912, +880 2 8900250-9
Fax : +88-02-8911479
Email :
Website :

5. Best Western La Vinci Hotel, Dhaka
54, Kawran Bazar,
Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
Phone No : 880-2-9119352
Fax No : 880-2-9131218
E-mail : lavinci[at] ,
Web :

Eating Facilities

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Travel Tips

Monastery is open as long as the day light is on. During their main festival, it will be the most crowded and exciting place for a visitor.


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  • Dharmarajika Buddhist Monastery(ধর্মরাজিকা বৌদ্ধ মন্দির) is such a prayer hall(also known as Bashabo Buddha Mondir, বাসাবো বৌদ্ধ মন্দির) located inside the Dhaka city. It was built during 1962

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  • Its a temple and monastery! Buddhists of Dhaka city go there for their prayers! Inside there is a pond. You can sit beside there and enjoy the cool air!

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