Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Sonargaon, The Old Capital of Bangla (সোনারগাঁও)



Sonargaon (সোনারগাঁও) is about 14 km from the Dhaka city, on the South-East side of the Dhaka-Chittagong high-way.The Sonargaon's old name was Subarnogram (সূবর্ণগ্রাম). In 14th century Fakhruddin Mubarak Shah at first established Sonargaon as city. Moghal samrat Acbor's soldier Manshingha (মানসিংহ) attacked the Sonargaon but Esha-kha (ঈশা খা) kept up the dignity of Sonargaon against Manshingha. After death of Esha-kha, the possession of Sonargaon had gone to the Moghal. Then the Moghal subedars shifted the capital of Bangla from Sonargaon to Dhaka.

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Panam City

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Now the Sonargaon is reputed with the Museum of Human-Art. Also here is a large market of Handicrafts.

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Museum Front Gate

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Sonargaon Land Lord House

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Sun set view on the way to Tajmahal.

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This is the Land lord house. But nobody to supervise this captivating structure. Visitors write here and there and spoiling the elegance of this building.

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