The Parliament Building, Dhaka

Tour Number

Activity Level

156050


Categories

City, Youth and Family, Other

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Bengali (fluent), English (advanced), Hindi (basic)

Visit inside the Jatiyo Shnagshad Bhaban - the national Parliament Building


The Bangladesh parliament or "Jatiyo Shangshad Bhaban" as it is known in Bengali, is a unicameral legislature composed of 350 parliament members. It is one of the largest legislative complexes in the world, designed by the world famous American architect Professor Luis I. Kahn. The entire complex covers an area of 215 acres includes lawns, lakes offices for the Member of Parliament. The constriction works started in 1961 & its inauguration took place on 28 January 1982.

This building is divided by three parts: 1. The Main Building. 2. South Plaza & 3. President Plaza (North Plaza).

Total Cost of the construction was US$ 32 million. Main building consists of eight blocks rises to a height of 155 feet. It have 25 million sq. feet RCC; 50 Stairs; 340 Toilets; 1635 Doors; 335 Windows; 35, 850 sq. feet Glass shutter; 1, 33, 500 sq. feet Wooden Panels; Height of the parliament chamber is 112 feet. First season was held on 7 April 1973. Parliament Building is fully operating since 25 January 2009 (ninth season).

Itinerary

Sunday - Thursday: 10 am till 4 pm. Friday & Saturday is OFF.
Note:- Friday & Saturday is open 10 am till 12 noon (during the the Parliament season).

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet at Entry gate of the Parliament building;

End location: Same place where we meet or advise if you need any additional service(s).

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

Ask me to arrange your transport if needed.

What’s Included

My charge during visit inside the Parliament Building for three hours.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 BDT - Entry fee & others

What’s Extra

- Entry fees (BDT 650 / USD 9);
- Transfer cost from your place to Parliament building & v.v.
- Meals & Drinks etc.

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