With a history whose origin defies the time, Dhaka is considered to the cultural and traditional hub of Bangladesh. The capital city is strewn with emblems of the past heritage with various Mughal and colonial buildings occupying its landscape. There are a lot of attractions specially in the Old Dhaka which enthral the travellers’ view- Ahsan Manzil, Banga Bhaban, Central Shaheed Minar- are some of the monuments which iconize Dhaka’s national identity and tradition. Owing to its rampant commercialization, Dhaka today, houses various accommodation options for the visitors who want to understand Bengali heritage. Although the class divide between rich and poor is quite evident in the city, yet Dhaka is developing fast as a modern city and is country’s centre of industrial, commercial, educational, and political activity. Its main waterfront, Sadarghat, on the banks of the river Buriganga in Old Dhaka, bubbles with crowd enjoying in the collage of various ferries, yachts, paddle steamers, fisherman's boats and floating dhabas. To understand the local charm of the city, take a ride in rickshaw through the maze of narrow laneways that is Old Dhaka or try to visit a nearby village and see the way of life, including the jute cultivation and pottery making.A lot of luxury hotels in the city have sprawled up. Some of them are- Six Seasons Hotel, Lakeshore Hotel, Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Long Beach Suits Dhaka, The Olives are some of the renowned hotels in the which populate its landscape.