The National Zoo in Mirpur seldom sees much crowd all year around. But during extended holidays like Eid, sales pick up as families head to the zoo | Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune
Abundance and ease of viewing has made the deer enclosures among the more popular attractions at the zoo | Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune
In the zoo, the verdant environment makes it one of the few places to get fresh air, albeit musky when near the cages | Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune
Children out with their families during the Eid holidays are often seduced by the bright, shiny balloons peddled on the streets | Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune
Huge lines form at rides in the Shishu Park, as made evident in this photo of a Ferris wheel the day after Eid | Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune
Historic sites, renovated to be major tourist attractions, also make for crowd hotspots during holidays as Ahsan Manjil was during this past Eid | Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune
Hundreds of thousands, maybe even millions, leave Dhaka to spend the Eid holidays with their families. But the ones who stay back find an opportunity to visit public parks. From the zoo in Mirpur to Shishu Park in Shahbagh and Ahsan Manjil in Lalbagh, the crowd moves through Dhaka.