Lal Bagh Kells FortLal Bagh Palace

Bangladesh is the name of a small country about one fifth the size of California and the neighbour of India.

Bangladesh got its independence from Pakistan in 1971 and in just a short period of time has made itself a place filled with art, culture and history.

The Lalbagh Kella Fort is one of the most visited places there, both by locals and tourists. Lalbagh Fort is an incomplete Mughal palace fortress located on the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Construction started in 1678 by Prince Muhammad Azam during his 15-month long vice-royalty of Bengal, but before the work could complete, he was recalled by Aurangzeb. Prince Azam's successor, Shaista Khan, never completed the construction

MuseusThe palace consists of three parts; the Mosque, the Tomb of Bibi Pari (daughter of Shaista Khan) and the Diwan-i-Aam. The beautiful designs on the buildings highlights how people then gave such importance to the exteriors appearance of a building.

Just outside the palace is a small museum where the valuable precious items from the palace are kept. Among these are words written in Arabic on stone slabs, swords from battles of that time and vases given to the royal family from other visiting countries such as China.