Dhaka became known as the City of Mosques in Bengal.
The Mughals decorated the city with well-laid out gardens, tombs, mosques, palaces and forts.
The city hosted two important caravansaries of the subcontinent: the Bara Katra and Choto Katra, located on the riverfront of the Buriganga. Between 19, it was the capital of British Eastern Bengal and Assam.
Modern Dhaka is the centre of political, cultural and economic life in Bangladesh. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. Many multinational companies also maintain offices in the city.See Dhaka photos and images from satellite below, explore the aerial photographs of Dhaka in Bangladesh.Dhaka hotels map is available on the target page linked above.