Welcome to Dhaka The OIC City of Tourism 2019

Dhaka Celebrates “OIC City of Tourism 2019”

Bangladesh has officially celebrated “OIC City of Tourism 2019” on 11th July 2019 at Hotel InterContinent...
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Bangabandhu and OIC

In 1974, the then Prime minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu...
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Honorable President Abdul Hamid Khan in OIC summit

Honorable President Abdul Hamid joined Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) special summit convened on Decembe...
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World Heritage

This is a list of World Heritage Sites in Bangladesh with properties of cultural and natural heritage in Bangladesh as inscribed in UNESCO's World Heritage List or as on the country's tentative list.

Historical Places of Dhaka

Dhaka is an ancient city rich in history, heritage and culture. Being the center point of all political, economic, social and cultural activities of the country, Dhaka is a thriving mega metropolis with rapid development and expansion.


The Culture of Bangladesh is intertwined with the culture of the Bengal region. It has evolved over the centuries encompasses the cultural diversity of several social groups of Bangladesh.

Cultural heritage

Being a 3000 years old civilization Bangladesh has an extraordinarily rich, diverse culture. Its deeply rooted heritage is thoroughly reflected in its architecture, literature, music, dance, painting and clothing.


Bangladeshi cuisine is a classic culinary art that developed with cultural and old traditional values and a diverse range of perfectly blended spices that give Bangladeshi cuisines a unique taste to celebrate life.


Fairs and festivals play an important role in the social life of ordinary Bangladeshis and every festivals is connected deeply to the culture and heritage of this beautiful country. 


The transportation system in Bangladesh is multi-modal but tourists can experience certain forms of transportation like Rikshaw and CNG which are not available in western world.  


Dhaka is home to many luxurious hotels and motels. Be it leisure or business, expect absolute comfort in affordable prices in most of the corners on the city. 


In Dhaka, no one runs out of options because Dhaka is home to the largest shopping mall in Asia along with some other iconic shopping destinations in the city. 


There are numerous amusement parks and botanical gardens for either fun-filled or relaxing activities to undertake at leisure times. 

Dhaka The OIC City of Tourism 2019

Dhaka The OIC City of Tourism 2019

Dhaka was chosen as the ‘Dhaka The OIC City of Tourism 2019 during the 10th Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers (ICTM) held on 5-7 February 2018 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The Conference, attended by high-level representatives and ministers of tourism of the OIC Member States, also adopted the Dhaka Declaration to preserve and promote Islamic culture and heritage of Ban

Gabala in Azerbaijan was declared OIC City of Tourism for 2020. Previously, Al-Quds (Palestine), Konya (Turkey), Madina (Saudi Arabia), and Tabriz (Iran) were named OIC City of Tourism in 2016, 2017 a

Places of Tourist Interest within the Dhaka City (English)

Dhaka Declaration Adopted by the Tenth Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers (English)

Report of the Sixth Coordination Committee Meeting on Tourism (English)

Islamic Heritage and Bangladesh