Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho (জাতীয় স্মৃতি সৌধ) or National Martyrs Memorial is the national monument of Bangladesh is the symbol in the memory of the velour and the sacrifice of all those who gave their lives in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, which brought independence and separated Bangladesh from Pakistan.
National Martyrs Memorial is situated in Nabinagar, Savar approximately 35 km from Dhaka. The memorial designed by architect Moinul Hossain is dedicated to the sacred memory of the millions of unknown martyrs of the war of liberation. This Martyrs Memorial is a symbol of Bengali nationalism. It is really a scenic beauty of 108 acre of land. The top of this monument is 150 ft. high, which consists other 07 triangular monuments.
How to go
You can go to Savar from Dhaka city by local Bus service or Taxi / CNG.
How To Reach: Savar Upazila
There are two prime ways to get into the Savar Upazila, One is via Bypass-Nabinagar from Uttara zone (Northern side of Dhaka). Another one is Via Gabtoli-Aminbazar, which is commonly known as Dhaka-Aricha highway. A significant number of Buses moving toward Savar from various bus-stop in Dhaka. Just catch one to be there.
The Bus services moving toward Savar from Dhaka are-
1. Titas Bus (Mirpur-12 to Chondra via Savar)
2. D-link, Gulistan- Dhamrai ( Via Savar)
3. Grameen Sheba ( Gulistan-Dhamrai)
4. Boishakhi Paribahan (Gulshan,Badda- Savar)
5. BRTC Bus (Farmgate to Savar)
6. Super Bus
7. Hanif Paribahan (Farmgate to Savar)
8. Ananda Super ( Abdullah pur Switch Gate to Savar)
Where to Stay
1. United Residential Hotel
Dhaka – Aricha Highway, Savar 1340
2. Ananda Hotel
Savar Thana Road, Savar
3. Hotel New Savar
Jaleshwar, Dhaka – Aricha Highway,
Things to do
It’s a lovely place, and you can enjoy your whole day at the place. You should also learn our National History behind this memorial.
It’s free for everyone, no entry fee requires. This is open from morning to sun set. Staying at night time is not allowed by the authority.