Hussaini Dalan, Dhaka [Travel Guide]

Hussaini Dalan, Dhaka, Credit: SK Regan

About 300 years old Imambara or Hussaini Dalan, located in Nazimuddin Road of Old Dhaka, which is a sub-district of Shiya community. In the 17th century, Mughal Emperor Shahjahan was built in the 17th century. The building was originally built in memory of Imam Hussain's Shahadat Baran in the heart of Karbala.

Many people fear the traffic congestion and the crowd, we do not want to go to Old Dhaka. So maybe there are so many spectacular places that are unseen. However, on any holiday, when there is no danger of traffic, then you can come back from Husaini Dalan in old Dhaka. Especially for those who are fascinated by the history and heritage, a place is very interesting for the Hussein Corridor.

This Hussaini Building is not too far from University of Engineering / BUET, Dhaka University, and Dhaka Medical College. The entrance of this building enters the gardens, the grave of the Shia community and the main structure will be seen. Dighi is behind the building. Sometimes you can sit on the dighi sand. Most of the pictures of the Husaini Dalan are taken backward. Because there is a wonderful view of the rear building. Can leave for a holiday.

Interior Decoration of Hussaini Dalan

Every year, on the 10th of every month, on the occasion of Ashura, the Husaini Dalan became a place of excitement. There are various rituals here. From there, the Taj Mahal of Tangail is carried out and circulates around the city. At that time, meeting around this area.

In the national museum there is a nice replica of the Husaini Dalan which is made of silver. In addition to the Husaini Dalan, you can also visit Old Dhaka from the important historical establishments around them, such as Ahsan Manzil, Lalbagh Fort etc.


It is open from 7.00am to 10.00pm daily.

How to go

Canyon, rickshaw or tempocalaya go to Chankharpul. Imamabara Hussaini Dalan is situated in Nimtali of old Dhaka and Hussaini Dalan Road in Chandherpur area.

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