Old Dhaka refers to the historic old city of Dhaka. The city name previously spelled as Dacca before 1982 which was an urban settlement dating back to the 7th century on the banks of the Buriganga River (Old Ganges) now is the most vibrant and chaotic place in the Dhaka Metropolitan Area. Main key attractions are Sadarghat (Main river terminal), Ahsan Manzil (Pink Place), Islampur Cloth Market (the biggest cloth market in Bangladesh), Shakhari Bazaar (conch musical instrument makers), Armenian Church, Star Mosque, Lalbagh Fort, Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque, Dhakeswari Temple, and National Parliament Building in new Dhaka. Most interesting Activities are Boat Ride on Buriganga River and Rikshaw Ride throughout the Buggiest and Narrowest streets.
All of these places are recommended by various travel books and websites like Lonely Planet and TripAdvisor. If you do this tour you will be experience Bangladeshi Culture, heritage, daily life activities and finally the big hustle and bustle of Dhaka.