• Album Name: Dhanmondi Lake: Afternoon View

  1. Starting from Jigatola the lake extends up to Road # 27, and bounded by the Mohammadpur-Lalmatia area in the north, Satmasjid Road in the west, BGB main gate (Dhanmondi Road # 2) in the south and in the east by Kalabagan residential area. It is 3km in length, 35-100m in width, with a maximum depth of 4.77m.

  2. The other side of Jahaj Bari or Chistia Palace, here is another palace was also built with ancient design. Photo @ A Salehin

  3. This red house with a tall tower like minaret besides the Dhanmondi lake is locally known as “Jahaj Bari”(boat house). But the owner of this house named this house as ‘Chistiya/Chistia Palace’

  4. Owner of the magnificent palace is A.K.M. Anwarul Huq Chowdhury popularly known as Sher-e-Khwaja - a religious leader cum business tycoon, a charismatic person with high connection abroad.

  5. A.K.M. Anwarul Huq Chowdhury adopted the name of the silsila or spiritual order of the Chistia disseminated by Khwaja Mainuddin Chisti (R.A.).

  6. Probably the most photographed house in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. Photo @RaUL

  7. A more close look of the house as Chistia Palace, built in the 1990s by businessman cum religious leader A.K.M. Anwarul Huq Chowdhury, also known as Sher-e-Khwaja

  8. House of Sher-e-Khawja, on the bank of Dhanmondi lake, road # 2,

  9. A close straight snap from the other side of lake

  10. Water level in the lake remains almost the same in all season. Photo @ Hasan Tanvir

  11. We are on mark from Jahaj Bari to Shampan, an aesthetic restaurant

  12. The artistic design of this bridge also adds another beauty to the lake

  13. Ride a boat and take a fresh breath at Dhanmondi Lake

  14. Dingy Boat Club and Café: Dingy Boat Club premises are just on the other side of Dhanmondi-8 Bridge

  15. You will find paddle boats to roam on the lake. There are total 20 boats. Maximum 2 adults and 1 child can ride on a boat together. You have to pay tk100 for first 30 minutes and then tk 50 for each 15 minutes

  16. You can ride a boat with 2 others including a child. Without child you may take only one companion with you. Children at the age of 10 to 12 years are not allowed to ride on boat without their guardians

  17. Here is a wonderful escape. You will find paddle boats to roam on the lake

  18. Maximum 2 adults and 1 child can ride on a boat together. You have to pay tk100 for first 30 minutes and then tk 50 for each 15 minutes

  19. Dhanmondi Lake is a perfect getaway amidst the hustle bustle of busy life. Photo @ Siam Raihan

  20. Lush greenery and the water body spreading across can lift up the tired and low spirit of ours and rejuvenate us in no time

  21. The trees with rustling leaves and the chirping birds, ripples of the lake and tranquillity of the surroundings evoke a sense of serenity to the mind

  22. The combination of heavenly blue sky and green earth is an escape from the chaotic city life

  23. Dwip Chottor is the middle point of the lake. A restaurant has been set up over there and there are two bridges on both sides for easy movement of people. Photo @RasUL

  24. Dhanmondi Lake is much more than a water body surrounding the area. It offers an activity packed package where people can seek refugee from the hustle bustle of the city life

  25. From health to culture, food to fun – Dhanmondi Lake has it all and Trends will take a stroll along the lake to see what it offers

  26. The water body spreading across can lift up the tired and low spirit of ours and rejuvenate us in no time

  27. Dhanmondi Lake has been a perfect getaway amidst the hustle bustle of busy life. Photo @ Faisal Shuvo

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