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The 2016 Asia Cup is a Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket tournament. For the first time, Asia Cup format has been changed. This tournament is shifting from ODI Format to T20 format for the first time since 1984. Traditionally played over 50 overs, this time it has been switched to T20 version as the teams prepare for the ICC World T20 2016 in India in March and April. It is the 13th edition of the Asia Cup, the fifth to be held in Bangladesh. This tournament is currently being held in Bangladesh from 24 February to 6 March 2016. Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and a qualifier will feature in the tournament. Bangladesh is the host. Sri Lanka is the defending champions. They won 2014 Asia cup against Pakistan by 5 wickets in Bangladesh. The one qualifier slot will be filled by either Afghanistan, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates or Oman. These 4 teams will battle in the qualifying tournament with the topper going to the main draw. The United Arab Emirates, who qualified from a qualifier played from 19 to 22 February 2016.

About Dhaka:

Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh. Dhaka is a megacity and one of the major cities of South Asia. It is located on the banks of the Buriganga River. It is the cultural and economic hub of the country. Approximately 600,000 cycle-rickshaws run every day hence Dhaka is also known as the Rickshaw Capital of the World. Bangladeshi national identity is rooted in a Bengali culture that transcends international borders and includes the area of Bangladesh itself and West Bengal, India. Most of the people will speak Bengali to communicate. Before Dhaka rose into prominence as Mughal capital of Bengal in 17th century and urban & commercial centre, it was under the Sultanates from 14 century. It came under British control in 1757. Dhaka with passage of time testify different faces of history.

Best Hotels To Stay Near Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium

Amari Dhaka: This hotel is less than 20-minute drive from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. The Amari Dhaka is inside a luxury hotel. The restaurant itself is quite different as the decoration, outfit and food is based on a concept. Food is good, as well in variety, taste and quantity.

Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka Hotel: This hotel is 2 km from the Bangladesh National Museum and 3 km from Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban, the Bangladesh National Parliament. The hotel offers outdoor pool and a restaurant. It offers convenient access to many interesting sights within close vicinity.

Hotel 71: Hotel 71 is situated in the heart of the city at Bijoy Nagar in a 20 storied building. This hotel speaks the history of Bangladesh through the interiors throughout Hotel 71. This hotel reflects the deep feelings of the People of this Country during the time that led up to the Independence of Bangladesh in 1971.

Lakeshore Banani: Lakeshore Banani is the newest addition to the luxury boutique hotels by Lakeshore Hotel and Apartments in Dhaka. The hotel is a stylish with a relaxed ambience. The suites are very spacious with big windows and the natural light beaming into the rooms transmit a feeling of clarity, openness and freedom. The decor is stylish, fashionable and classy and can compete with hotel properties on an international level.

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Cheap Flights To Dhaka:

Cheap Flights to Dhaka

Origin Departure date Return date Find Ticket

Kolkata

25.09.2017

29.09.2017

RT from 111$

Kuala Lumpur

11.07.2017

11.08.2017

RT from 228$

Singapore

11.07.2017

11.08.2017

RT from 252$

Sharjah

03.07.2017

03.09.2017

RT from 286$

Kunming

18.01.2018

28.03.2018

RT from 289$

Kuwait City

21.11.2017

28.02.2018

RT from 289$

Riyadh

01.10.2017

09.12.2017

RT from 306$

Doha

25.08.2017

06.10.2017

RT from 313$

Dubai

13.08.2017

02.10.2017

RT from 313$

Manama

14.12.2017

17.02.2018

RT from 320$

Moscow

18.10.2017

19.10.2017

RT from 473$

London

06.11.2017

20.11.2017

RT from 478$

Hong Kong

06.07.2017

16.09.2017

RT from 502$

Bishkek

17.07.2017

22.07.2017

RT from 519$

Shenyang

26.08.2017

10.09.2017

RT from 531$

Bratislava

04.07.2017

31.08.2017

RT from 589$

Frankfurt

09.01.2018

26.02.2018

RT from 613$

Paris

22.10.2017

13.12.2017

RT from 633$

New York

21.08.2017

19.09.2017

RT from 656$

Rome

07.07.2017

10.08.2017

RT from 677$

Geneva

11.09.2017

17.10.2017

RT from 750$

Zurich

19.01.2018

16.02.2018

RT from 759$

Bologna

29.07.2017

04.08.2017

RT from 764$

Tokyo

05.08.2017

09.09.2017

RT from 773$

Detroit

04.10.2017

07.11.2017

RT from 787$

Los Angeles

16.07.2017

03.10.2017

RT from 793$

Atlanta

02.08.2017

26.08.2017

RT from 817$

Munich

11.07.2017

27.07.2017

RT from 820$

Lisbon

02.08.2017

09.09.2017

RT from 839$

Berlin

29.08.2017

11.09.2017

RT from 862$

Madrid

01.09.2017

30.11.2017

RT from 883$

Warsaw

01.12.2017

15.02.2018

RT from 888$

Milan

07.08.2017

20.08.2017

RT from 895$

Toulouse

01.01.2018

28.02.2018

RT from 911$

Novosibirsk

07.08.2017

14.08.2017

RT from 962$

San Francisco

07.10.2017

25.11.2017

RT from 963$

Juba

21.08.2017

23.09.2017

RT from 965$

Dallas

28.08.2017

09.09.2017

RT from 1 009$

Houston

03.01.2018

15.01.2018

RT from 1 051$

Tabuk

02.11.2017

01.04.2018

RT from 1 146$

Bamako

01.12.2017

18.01.2018

RT from 1 213$

Washington

19.12.2017

09.01.2018

RT from 1 401$

Best Places to Visit in Dhaka:

Dhaka has many interesting sites to visit from Mughal and colonial period. If you like portrait photography, Dhaka is your city. You’ll find unlimited subjects here to shoot.

Dhakeshwari Temple:

dhakeshwari temple dhaka

Dhakeshwari Temple is located in Old Dhaka, about 1km north of Lalbagh Fort, up a short alley off Dhakeshwari road. It is the city’s main Hindu temple. There are four small temples of same size and shape on the northeastern corner of the tank, which stand one after another from east to west. Each of them is built on a high plinth and approached by a flight of steps, and has a Shiva linga inside. To the north of the nat-mandir stands the main temple facing south. It is a three-roomed structure with a veranda in front having beautiful wooden doors with curving of different motifs, both sculptural and floral. The temple is open everyday, and people from all religion can enter inside.

Lalbagh Fort: The Lalbagh Fort is an incomplete structure by a Mughal prince and later emperor himself named Muhammad Azam. He started constructing the fort in 1678 during his vice-royalty in Bangladesh. However it remained incomplete when he was called by his father Aurangazeb to the capital Delhi. Main attractions are – Tomb of Pari Bibi, Lalbagh mosque, Audience hall and Hammam Khana (bathing place) of Nawab Shaista Khan. The mosque was used for prayer during the Mughal Era, and still in use. The beautiful structure and the handy work inside are mesmerizing. People are amazed by seeing this kind of royal art. Many Islamic art and wall designs are also preserved inside the mosque.

Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque: The Khan Mohammad Mirza Mosque on Lalbagh road is situated less than half a kilometre west of the Lalbagh Fort. The mosque has plenty of spaces around it, and not consumed by the proximity buildings. The mosque was built over a very high vault like platform. Using the flight of stair, anyone can go to the upper store and able to have the beauty of the antiquity. According to the inscription of the central doorway of the mosque, it was built during 1704–05 AD by someone named Khan Muhammad Mridha, and the mosque was named after him. The mosque has three domes at the top of it and has four pillars at the four corners with traditional ornate. The doors usually open at the time of the prayer.

Armenian Church:

Armenian_Church_in_Old_Dhaka

Armenian community in the region during 17th to 18th century and their existence. Armenian Church was built in 1781 on Armenian Street in Armanitola. This place is known as American Apostolic Church of the Holy Resurrection, located at Armanitola. In the old graveyard, among the 350 people buried there, a statue stands at the grave of Catachik Avatik Thomas, portraying his wife. The statue was bought from Kolkata and the grave is inscribed with the words “Best of Husband.”

Sadarghat River Port: Sadarghat River Front, located in the southern part of Dhaka, on the river Buriganga, is one of the most dynamic places in Dhaka. Here, the Sadarghat Launch Terminal is one of the largest river ports in the world. Sadarghat port is an experience itself and a must for every Bangladesh visitor – the daily chaos with all these boats on the river will stay with you for a long time. 2nd Bangladesh-China friendship bridge is the best place to view sightseeing.

Places to visit around Dhaka:

Jamuna Bridge:The bridge is approximately 110 km northwest of Dhaka. It connects Bhuapur on the Jamuna River’s east bank to Sirajganj on its west bank. It was the 11th longest bridge in the world when constructed in 1998 and currently the 6th longest bridge in South Asia. It is treated as a tourist spot for the splendid structure it has, the beautiful construction and of course the scenic beauty of the mighty river Jamuna. It is a real beauty at nights when sodium lightens the bridge.

Padma Resort at Louhojong Thana, Munshigonj: The Padma Resort is one of the most lucrative resorts located at Louhojong Thana in Munshigonj. Padma Resort is just 7 Km left of Mawa transit point just the opposite bank of Lohajong police station. It takes two hours to drive from Dhaka. It is situated on the Bank of river Padma that how it got name.

Bhawal National Park:Bhawal National Park is in Gazipur district, 45 km far from Dhaka towards the north direction. It is a major tourist spot of the country, especially in the winter season, lots of picnic parties enjoy their day in this park. So, it is an attractive tourist spot as well, for the tourists from all over the world.

Gajni Parjatan Center:Gajni Parjatan Center, 220 km from Dhaka city. It welcomes you with its tremendous natural beauty that includes hills, lakes, forest and birds. It is a natural resort where you can enjoy the tribal life of some of the tribes of this country.

Delicious Food to Taste in Dhaka:

Bangladesh has a great heritage of food. There are traditional food available in Old Dhaka. Old Dhaka’s food is not famous for its traditional foods only but also for its delicious Drinks. Borhani, Labang, Faluda are some of the drinks.

Morog-polao: Morog-polao is a very special food of Bangladesh, specially served at marriage ceremonies or any other big family festivals. “Morog” is chicken, and “polao” is rice cooked in a special way.
“Nanna Biriani” is a famous restaurant located at Abul Khairat Rd, old Dhaka.

Vuna Khichuri: Vuna khichuri is another famous food of Bangladesh. It is made of rice, dal, and meat – chicken or beef. Rice is cooked dry with dal in a special way, and meat is added with it.
Ghoroa Restaurent is a famous restaurant located at Motijheel.

Kacci Biriani: Biriani is the king of every food of Bangladesh. In every big occation in any family, this is a must have food. It is making of specially cooked rice and mutton.

Sunami Restorant is a famous restaurant located at Jhigatola Bus Stand at Dhanmondi.

Grilled Chicken: Farm-raised chicken marinated in mild spices and grilled over a hot fire. Basted with loads of butter until done to a golden colour and crispness on the outside. The juice is tender and bursting with the seasonings. Served with raw onions and large wedges of lemon. The chicken is very specially grilled here, and served with their special bread. Chhayanir makes the best grilled chicken at Bangladesh. It is located in Science Laboratory corner near new market, east side of the over bridge, mirpur road, Dhaka.