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Posted on: Sunday, January 17, 2016

VENICE OF THE EAST

The cites name was Jahangir nagar in the 17 century. It was the mogul capital of Bengal for 75 years. The mogul decorated the city with well= laid out gardens tombs mosques palaces and forts . Now Dhaka become as the city of mosques in Bengal . Its impotent to mention that it was also described as the VENICE OF THE EAST . The old city was the home to various Eurasian merchant group. Dhaka was regarded as one of the wealthiest and most prosperous city in the world