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Historical Site Visit 3: Ruplal House

Ruplal House is a 19th century mansion in Farashganj area of Old Dhaka. Built on the northern bank of the Buriganga River, the house is a great example of the late Renaissance European architectural style that was introduced during the British colonial period.The house was named after its owner Ruplal Das, a Jamindar and a …

Dhamrai Metal Craft Workshop
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Historical Site Visit 2: Dhamrai

I had a chance to visit this beautiful early 20th century structure that currently houses a metal craft workshop/showroom, located 40km away from Dhaka in Dhamrai. The owner and person-in-charge of the workshop is Sukanto Banik, whose family has been doing metal craft since the last five generations over 200 years.