Dhakeshwari National Temple is a famous Hindu temple in Dhaka. It is the national Temple of Bangladesh. The name “Dhakeshwari” means “Goddess of Dhaka”. This Temple has assumed status as the most important Hindu place of worship in Bangladesh. It was built in the 12th century by Ballal Sen, but its architecture has been changed because of numerous repairs, renovations and rebuilding in its long years of existence. But still it is an attractive heritage place. This temple is a hub of socio-cultural as well as religious activity. Each year, the largest celebration of Durga Puja in Dhaka is held at this National Temple. Janmashthami procession event also start from here in each year.
Dhakeshwari Kali Temple, Amimpur, Old Dhaka(Beside BUET), Bangladesh
How to get there
From any part of Dhaka city one can reach there by local transports. By bus, can reach up to Ajimpur then hire a rickshaw.