The Quilla Mosque in Lalbagh Fort (1684) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has three domes

The Quilla Mosque in Lalbagh Fort in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has three domes

Hussaini Dalan in Dhaka, Bangladesh, was built in 1642 by Mir Murad. Today it's a Shia mosque.

Hussaini Dalan in Dhaka, Bangladesh, was built in 1642 by Mir Murad. Today it's a Shia mosque.

Ahsan Manzil (1872) is the former palace of the Nawabs of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Today it houses the Pink Palace Museum with period furnishings and exhibits.

Ahsan Manzil is the former palace of the Nawabs of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Today it houses the Pink Palace Museum with period furnishings and exhibits.

The Tomb of Bibi Pari at Lalbagh Fort (1684) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, houses the tomb of a daughter of Mughal governor Shaista Khan.

The Tomb of Bibi Pari at Lalbagh Fort in Dhaka, Bangladesh, houses the tomb of a daughter of Mughal governor Shaista Khan.

The Shrine of Three National Leaders (1963) near Suhrawardi Park in Dhaka, Bangladesh, recalls three former prime ministers of Bengal during British colonial times.

The Shrine of Three National Leaders near Suhrawardi Park in Dhaka, Bangladesh, recalls three former prime ministers of Bengal during British colonial times.

The 18th century Star Mosque on Abul Khairat Road, Dhaka, Bangladesh, is notable for its colored tiles.

The century Star Mosque on Abul Khairat Road, Dhaka, Bangladesh, is notable for its colored tiles.

The Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection (1781) at Dhaka, Bangladesh, recalls a community which has since moved away.

The Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection at Dhaka, Bangladesh, recalls a community which has since moved away.

The National Botanical Gardens are next to the zoo at Mirpur in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The National Botanical Gardens are next to the zoo at Mirpur in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

This Soviet-made PT-76 tank at the Army Museum in Dhaka was used by the Pakistan Army during 1971 Bangladesh War of Independence.

This Soviet-made tank at the Army Museum in Dhaka was used by the Pakistan Army during 1971 Bangladesh War of Independence.

The planetarium at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre in Dhaka, Bangladesh, opened in 2004.

The planetarium at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre in Dhaka, Bangladesh, opened in

The National Assembly Building (1982) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, was designed by American architect Louis Khan.

Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban or National Parliament House, (Bengali: জাতীয় সংসদ ভবন Jatiyô Sôngsôd Bhôbôn) is the house of the Parliament of Bangladesh, located at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka.

A sculptor at work outside Dhakeshwari Temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

A sculptor at work outside Dhakeshwari Temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

An elephant plods along Armanitola Road outside the Armenian Church in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

An elephant plods along Armanitola Road outside the Armenian Church in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

This sundries merchant keeps a neat little shop off Water Works Road in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

This sundries merchant keeps a neat little shop off Water Works Road in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

A small Hindu temple stands at the east end of Hindu Street (Shankhari Bazar Road) in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

A small Hindu temple stands at the east end of Hindu Street (Shankhari Bazar Road) in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

A vegetable monger plies his trade on Hindu Street (Shankhari Bazar Road) in old Dhaka, Bangladesh.

A vegetable monger plies his trade on Hindu Street (Shankhari Bazar Road) in old Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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