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Reading Time: 4 minutes While trying to revive the memories of how old schools used to be, you will most probably end up with a picture of a one-storey L-shaped building along with a tin roof ceiling. On the contrary, children nowadays perceive school as a high-rise building with air-conditioned classrooms. Amidst the presence of such a concept, it is probably a good thing to know that few amazing schools in Bangladesh are still there with wide open fields. On top of that, few architects in Bangladesh have taken the architectural style of school to an entirely new dimension. Want to know which ones are they? Let’s get started! Dipshikha Meti School  Rudrapur village of the Mangalapura union from Dinajpur upazila is known for being a simple place. In spite of the simplicity, one thing which makes this place exceptional is the presence of ‘Dipshikha Meti School’. Wondering why this school is so special?…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Not just in the appearance, the beauty of a place or area lies in the attributes that are exclusively unique to that area. Things as simple as the food of an area can make it stand out from other areas and can give you enough satisfaction/reason to fall in love with the entire place. When it comes to Barisal, there is not just one but multiple such elements that confiscate your senses and ultimately makes you fall in love with the place. Here are five reasons to love Barisal. Language It’s almost magic how a language can evoke all sorts of emotions. Psychologists have even found a relationship between these two, calling language a fundamental element in emotion. Language is constitutive of both emotional experiences and perception. In that sense, the way Barisal people speak their language is captivating. To many, it may feel otherwise but the sound of the…

Reading Time: 6 minutes The oldest temples of Bangladesh are a unique signature of its glorious history and tradition. Decades ago, the courtyard of some temples might have been used to immerse in meditation by ancient saints, some temples might have preserved the imprint of the traditions and lifestyles of ancient civilizations. All over the world, the oldest temples have become the most unique tourist attraction for their remarkable architectural style, traditional significance, and history. The temples of our country are no exception. Architectural diversity and historical exclusivity have made these monuments unique. In the 2nd episode of ‘A look back at history’ series, we will discuss the story of these temples.   Dhakeswari temple This is one of the oldest temples in Bangladesh. It is said to have its name gotten from the term “Ishwari of Dhaka”, meaning the Goddess (who protects) of Dhaka. The traditional Sri Sri Dhakeswari temple in Dhaka was built…

Reading Time: 3 minutes Being the cultural heart of Bangladesh, Dhaka has numerous venues where musical and theatrical performances take place. But most of these are either large stadiums or auditoriums. Very few of them are Amphitheaters, which is a style of venue originating in ancient Greece. Amphitheaters are open-air venues that have circular or semi-circular seating around the main stage. There are quite a few venues in Dhaka that keep in line with this definition, and so they can be called Amphitheaters. Today, we will look at the most significant amphitheaters in Dhaka, and their stories! Selim Al-Deen Muktomoncho The Selim Al-Deen Muktomoncho is an Amphitheater located at Jahangirnagar University, in Savar. It is named after famous playwright Selim Al-Deen, who is considered to be one of the best playwrights in Bangladesh, making significant contributions to Bengali drama. He was also the founder of the Department of Drama and Dramatics and Jahangirnagar University…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Bangladesh is filled with beautiful landscapes of mountains and rivers, serene coastlines, and verdant tea gardens. No matter where ever you go to enjoy the celestial beauty of these places you will find equally amazing hotels and resorts to make your experience even more memorable. These hotels and resorts are equipped with every modern amenity and facility, just enough not to push you away from the scenic beauty of the place itself. In all of these beautiful resorts, you will find amazing vibes, delicious foods, vibrant colors, and plenty of luxury. Some of these resorts even offer exclusive activities to enjoy throughout the day. That being said, here are some of the best resorts in Bangladesh. DuSai Resort & Spa, Moulvibazar This magnificent boutique villa is a world-class 5-star standard resort nestled inside the small tropical forest of Giasnagar, Moulvibazar. There is a 1000 feet long serpentine lake on the…

Reading Time: 5 minutes People around the world have one thing in common. They love to celebrate festivals. Food, art, music, science; no matter what your interest is, there is bound to be a festival to celebrate it. There are cultural festivals, food festivals, craft festivals, seasonal festivals, religious festivals, and all kinds of unique and strange ones, like the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, mud festival in South Korea. Some countries such as the Philippines celebrate over 42,000 festivals a year more than the total number of festivals celebrated by all the other countries in the world. If nothing else, in all these festivals you can be sure to find vibrant colors, mouth-watering foods, amazing vibes, lots of music, and many cheerful and energetic people. But not all festivals are celebrated equally. While some are known locally, others are so grand and extravagant that they become world-famous. We looked everywhere from North…

Reading Time: 3 minutes The interpretation of home might be different for everyone but it carries the same sentimental values for each one of us. Home is where you feel safe, find comfort, and become the purest version of yourselves. Put simply, home is a necessity that many of us have and needs to be met. This is why your biggest purchasing decision holds more importance than anything else. At Bproperty we concede all these facts and curved a list of properties in the most convenient and promising location to call home. Here are the best properties for sale in December 2020. Flamboyant 1,870 sq.ft. Apartment in Middle Badda The entirety of Badda is one of the busiest areas in Dhaka and has every potential to become the new commercial hub of the metropolis. Thanks to its location near the democratic zone, the area is teeming with economic activities. Middle Badda is no different.…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Rangpur is considered to be a part of the greater floodplain. The union of rivers and plains has made this northern district of the country unique and there is so much to love about Rangpur. Today we will discuss all the reasons why I love Rangpur. Life in Rangpur If you want to know a place well, you have to know the lifestyle of the people who live there. In that respect, the hardworking and workaholic attitude of the people of Rangpur is quite noticeable. But that came with a price. For a long time, the district had been plagued by poverty and hunger are also known as “monga” or “mora Kartik”, which means “months of death and disaster”. The frequent occurrence of this phenomenon has changed people’s perspective on lives quite a bit. There are many theories on how this area got its name. One is associated with indigo…

Reading Time: 6 minutes ‘নোনা দেয়াল থেকে, যীশু ছলছল চোখে,  হাত তুলে আশ্বাস দেয় এখনো!’  About 10 years ago, when I used to go to school, I used to stare in awe at the blue and white church. And these lyrics from Anjan Dutta’s song Mary Ann used to play in the back of my head. A lot of time has passed since those days. But whenever I hear the church bells of a distant church, or pass through a church square, those memories come back to me. Throughout the world, there are many churches that are admired because of their history and architecture. People come from all over the world to visit these churches. Bangladesh also has a few such historic churches. In the first part of the series ‘ A Look Back At History’, we will be exploring some of the most historic churches in Bangladesh. Armenian Church After battling through the…

Reading Time: 6 minutes In Dhaka, you will feel a wind of change in the air with the arrival of December. On the radio and television, you will hear the echoes of patriotic and wartime songs. And wherever you go, you will be surrounded by a sea of red and green – the colors of our beautiful flag. Wreaths of flowers are made to pay respect to martyrs at memorials. And those who lived and fought through the war are reminded of the battlefield, and their comrades who fought alongside them. In every nook and cranny of Dhaka, you will always be reminded of the revolutionary spirit evoked by the memories of 1971, especially with the war playing a huge role in shaping the city. Some monuments were built in memory of the sacrifices of the martyrs, and some were built to mark sites where horrible atrocities were committed. War memorabilia such as Shaheed…