The Zia Memorial Museum is located in the port city of Chittagong. It is located 3 km away from Chittagong city. It is located in the old circuit house building in Chittagong, which presents the beautiful architectural features of Southeast Asia. It is a unique example of the architectural style of the English period. It was built in 1913 on a low hill in Chittagong by the then British government. The museum has a library with memorabilia of the late President Ziaur Rahman and his personal belongings as well as various instructions of the great liberation war of Bangladesh. There are also some rare photographs preserved here. Here are some examples of one of the murders in history. On May 30, 1981, President Ziaur Rahman was assassinated in Room 4 of the Circuit House. It was also a torture cell of the Pak army during the 1971 war of liberation. This magnificent building attracts tourists.
How to go there:
If you want to go to Zia Memorial Museum, you have to go to Chittagong first by bus, train and air you can go directly to Chittagong. From Dhaka’s Sayedabad bus station, you can take Hanif, S Alam, Saudia, Unique, Sohag, Greenline, Silkline, Baghdad Express etc., buses to Chittagong. AC, non-AC bus fares are usually 400 to 1200 TK. If you want to go by train from Dhaka to Chittagong, you can go by train like Prabhati, Mahanagar Godhuli, Subarna Express, Turna Nishita etc. The fare of these trains varies from 350 TK to 1500 TK. You can go directly to Chittagong by Bangladesh Biman, United Air, NovoAir, Regent Air. The distance of the museum from Chittagong city is 3 km. You can reach Chittagong by any rickshaw bus.
How to go at low cost:
From Dhaka’s Sayedabad bus counter, you can go to Chittagong by non-AC buses like Saudia, S Alam, Hanif, Shyamoli etc. The fare is 400 to 450 TK. Again, it is possible to go for less than 200 TK by train. Get off the bus and go straight to the magic of the rickshaw.
How to go luxuriously:
You can go to Chittagong from Dhaka by AC bus like Green Line, Saudia, Hanif etc. Rent 650 to 1200 TK. And there are luxury rooms on the train. By air, you can go to Chittagong by Bangladesh Biman, United Air, US-Bangla, Regent Airways. Rent 3000-1000 TK.
Where to stay:
There have been numerous hotels and resorts in the city of Chittagong in the vicinity of the Zia Memorial Museum. In all these hotels you can stay as per your demand.
How to stay low cost:
If you want to stay at a low cost, you can stay in different residential hotels in Chittagong city. You will find many hotels here within the budget and the rent for one night is usually 400 to 500 TK.
How to stay luxurious:
There are many luxury hotels and cottages in Chittagong city. Below are the names and addresses of some hotels in Chittagong:
1. Hotel Asian SR
Address: Station Road, Chittagong.
Rent: Non-AC 1000 TK, AC 1625 TK.
2. Hotel Paramount
Address: Station Road, Chittagong.
Rent: Non-AC 600-1300 TK and AC 1400-1600 TK.
3. Hotel Navana
Address: Road # 5 Plot # 60OR Nizam Road, Chittagong.
Rent: 2500 to 3000 TK.
4. Hotel Safina
Address: Enayet Bazar, Chittagong.
Rent: Non-AC 600 TK, AC 1300 TK.
5. Hotel Landmark
Address: 3072 Sheikh Mujib Road, Agrabad, Chittagong.
Rent: 3200 to 3400 TK.
Where to eat:
There are a few good quality food hotels in Chittagong city. In front of the museum, you will find many kebab shops where you can also eat. There is a golden hotel near Laldighi, the quality of food here is good. GEC has a few good quality food hotels in Moore. There is a hotel in front of Kazem Ali School in Chawkbazar which is best for beef.
How to eat at low cost:
In front of the museum, you will find many kebab shops where you can eat at a low cost. There are a few good quality food hotels in GEC Moore where you can also eat at a low cost.
How to eat in a luxurious way:
The food at Sonali Hotel near Laldighi is very good. There you will find all the fun menus.
Advice to do that!
Bargain for hotel resort, vehicle rental and other expenses. Keep food with saline and an adequate amount of water. In case of emergency, call 999.
Advice not to do those things!
Do not spoil the environment by throwing different plastic packets here and there. Use a dustbin if needed. Do not argue with anyone unnecessarily. Don’t eat things given to you by strangers. Do not try to distort history.