Know Bangladesh

National Parliament Building

American famous architect Louis I. Kahn designed this one of the finest structures in the world. was intended to fill in as the second seat of the national parliament. Though the work of this masterpiece started earlier in 1964, and in 1982, this architectural attraction was completed.

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Sadarghat, the port of Dhaka

This stream port, you'll get a genuine real taste of Dhaka when you will visit Sadarghat. A dynamic spot, full of chaos that moves around 30,000 travelers on a daily basis which makes it one of the largest river port in the world and it is situated in the center point of the southern side of the nation.

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Must visit places in Dhaka

You might think about what exceptional places are there to visit in Dhaka? Can you afford to be ignorant of some of the highly eventful at the same time bustling places without visiting them, which are the must-visit tourist places of Dhaka? Missing those superb places would possibly be somewhat like visiting Agra without experiencing the prominence of the Taj Mahal.

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Bangladesh Facts

Centuries of isolation, even when foreign powers ruled, have produced people, customs and values that are typically Bengali in nature. On the surface, Bangladeshis may seem abrupt and unsophisticated. At the heart of things, we are warm, hospitable and exceedingly helpful.

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Dhakeshwari Temple, The National Hindu Temple of Bangladesh

Dhakeshwri temple, located in the old near Lalbagfort, is state-owned temple and it a great tourist attraction in Dhaka. Dhakeshwari, meaning 'Goddess of Dhaka' is the oldest Hindu temple in Bangladesh. The history of this temple is very old and according to the legend Dhakeshwari temple was built in the 12th century by King Ballal Sen of the Sena dynasty. Visitors should be respectful of the religious beliefs of those who frequent this large and ancient temple.

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Curzon Hall, Constructed in the British period as the Townhall of the then time.

Curzon Hall is the example of Dhaka University's architectural masterpiece. It is part of the department of science of the University of Dhaka. Its 100 years old quasi-Gothic red-brick double storied fascinating building. Curzon Hall has an extremely mesmerizing history which is situated besides the High Court Street, Dhaka. These days it has become the base of the university's science faculty.

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Star Mosque, the mosque in Dhaka open for tourist to visit beautiful inside.

It is said that Dhaka is a city of the mosque and the Star Mosque (Tara Masjid), the sparkling jewel in the heart of Old Dhaka place name is called Armanitola. The only mosque in the old Dhaka which is open for the people of other religion can get entered. Although the mosque has no specific date of construction started, it is known that the mosque was erected by the son of a prominent landowner (zamindar), Mirza Golam Pir who died in 1860, therefore, It is also known as Mosque of Mirza Shaheb.

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Armenian Church, historic the presence of Armenian community

Armenian Church, located at a small area in the old Dhaka known as Armanitola, is named after the Armenian colony that settled here in the late 17th century It is just an oasis of tranquility in the sea of chaos around the old Dhaka. This white and lemon painted Holy Resurrection, since 1781, is the heart of this now quiet nonexistent community. You will visit there many beautiful ancient gravestones with Armenian inscriptions.

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Ahsan Manzil, The Crown of Old Dhaka.

Nawab Abdul Ghani who is the city’s wealthiest Zamindar (landowner) the then the time, has constructed Ahsan Manzil, the Pink Palace, Dating from 1872, on the site of an old French factory. whenever Lord Curzon came to visit the town he used to stay in the mesmerizing masterpiece of architecture. Because of having the Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture it attracts a lot of national and international tourists every day.

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Sonargoan Travel Guide

Sonargona, the literal meaning is "the golden village", was ruled by Isa Khan of Bengal. At present time, Bengal is divided into West Bengal, which is a state in India and Eastern Bengal and it is one of the old capitals of the historic region and an administrative center of eastern Bengal.

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Lalbagh Fort at Old Dhaka

The Lalbagh Fort, an uncompleted fort, at old Dhaka, is one of the key tourist destinations in Dhaka. It is just not a place also a way of discovering an oasis in the sea of hustle and bustle. Under the supervision of Prince Mohammed Azam, Emperor Aurangzeb’s 3rd son, the construction began in 1677 but handed over the responsibility to Shaista Khan for the completion however even he could not finish the construction.

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Bagherhat, UNESCO architectural heritage from medieval period.

The Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat is important evidence of a medieval city in the south-west part of present Bagerhat district which is located in the south-west part of Bangladesh, at the meeting-point of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. The ancient city, formerly known as Khalifatabad, sprawls over on the southern bank of the old river Bhairab and flourished in the 15th century BC.

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Baliati Palace Travel Guide

Baliati Palace, located at Shaturia in Manikganj, is a less known tourist spot in Bangladesh to the outer world. It is considered that this is one of the best samplings of 19th-century tributes of the Renaissance colonial style in Bangladesh. Govinda Ram Shaha, who was a big salt merchant in the middle of the 18th century founded this magnificent palace. Dadhi Ram, Ananda Ram, Pandit Ram, and Golap Ram were the son of Govinda Ram Shaha who built all these buildings in the palace complex.

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Baikka Beel Wetland Sanctuary

Baikka Beel, in Hail Haor, a wetland sanctuary, is to shelter and restore marine biodiversity predominantly fish and birds. Another objective of this wetland sanctuary is, through the visitor facilities to enhance enjoyment of the site and understanding of nature, the worth of wetlands and necessity for their conservation for the future. The sanctuary and its facilities have already set an exemple that can encourage reproduction of similar sanctuaries somewhere else in the country. Baikka Beel is a 100 ha wetland sanctuary located in Hail Haor which extend enormously in the monsoon.

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Chittagong shipbreaking yard

The world's largest ship-breaking yard, Chittagong Ship Breaking Yard handling about a fifth of worlds total located in Faujdharjat under Sitakunda. Hundreds of meters long, carrying millions of tons of goods across the world, the complete size of these immense vessels is dying on the place forever. This destruction and final resting place of these steel giants is even more fascinating to those who still concerned about how irresponsibly is being dealing this industry. This is one of the exclusive and unique places to visit while you are in Bangladesh. At this place, a scene of the super hit movie Avengers: Age of Ultron was shot.

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Kantaji Temple in Dinajpur

In Dinajpur District, Kantaji Temple, located at Kantanagar, is a late-medieval Hindu temple in Bangladesh. Maharaja Pran Nath who built this; the construction of this temple commenced in 1702 and finished in 1752, during the rule of his son Maharaja Ramnath. It is one of the best illustrations of terracotta architecture in Bangladesh. Since the origin, it had nine spires, but all were devastated in an earthquake that happened in 1897.

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Popular Bangladeshi Food You Must Try

Trying out the dishes of Bangladesh is going to be a jaw-dropping experience for all the visitors. The delicacy of Bangladeshi food and desserts are very famous. Rice, fish curry, and lentil are credited for traditional items of our nation. Most of the dishes happen to be spicy here which is someway good for health. This place can also be a paradise for dessert lovers. Plethora of sweets, puddings, and especially rice cakes & puddings will blow your mind right away you taste it.

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Jaflong, The Best Tourist Destination At Sylhet.

With misty blue water and evergreen forest Jaflong is definitely one of the most mesmerizing tourist spots in Bangladesh. Located in the northeastern border of the country, Jaflong is around 60km away from the city of Shylet. Jaflong shares the border with the state of India, Meghalaya. You can see the high hills of Meghalaya standing on the land of Bangladesh. Jaflong filled with tea gardens and hills is overshadowed by subtropical mountains and rainforests.

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Dhaka University, The Oldest University In Bangladesh

One of the oldest and largest institute for higher education and research in the Indian subcontinent is right here in the Capital. The University of Dhaka is the oldest and largest institute in Bangladesh. The university was established in 1921 under the Dacca University act 1920 of the Indian Legislative Council.

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Ratargul Swamp Forest

This is the renowned swamp forest in Bangladesh where the water is found fresh at its best than all other swamps. Basically swam forests are nature’s creation confined in the climate domains, relating boreal through temperature, and also from subtropical to tropical.

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Gaur, The Largest Medieval City In The Indian Subcontinent

Gaur has the largest number of historical mosques than any other place in Bangladesh. First, it was the capital of the Buddhist Pala Dynasty from the 7th to 12th century after which the Hindu Sena Dynasty rules from the 12th to 15th century that was later conquered by the Khiljis from Turkistan and later by the Afghans and last the Mughals.

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Things To Do At Sundarban

Bangladesh’s one of the most vital spots to visit is the SUNDARBAN, the world’s largest mangrove forest which is located in Southern Asia. Surrounded by the rivers named Brahmaputra, Meghna and the confluence of Ganges, and this forest covers 10000 sq km of the area. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the Ramsar Convention declared it as a wetland site of international importance. Perhaps, our country holds only two-thirds of the Sundarban and the rest belong to Ind

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Best Places to Visit in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is mostly plain land covered in greenery and rolling hills in some parts of the hill tract area. Here you will hear the reverberations of Adhan, call to prayer and Buddhist hymns and it is one of the most mysterious and wonderful lands in southeast Asia but unfortunately, it receives the least number of tourists every year according to the world Bank statistic. Tourism is still not turned into a big industry thus you will find here authentic culture and people. Bangladesh is the neighbor of India and a little part of Myanmar.

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Panam Nagar, The Lost City

This city’s architectural design was a combination of European style and traditional Bengal style. Initially, it was founded during the time of the British empire in the 19th century. Later on, the Hindu merchants had taken it in full and built 52 houses there. It is very close to Sonargaon Folk-Arts and Crafts Museum that it will take only ten minutes on foot.

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Goaldi Mosque, The Singe of Muslim Rulers

From 1296 to 1608, Sonargaon was the rich capital of the Muslim rulers of East Bengal. The city is located roughly 27km east from Dhaka. The Goaldi Mosque is situated in a village name Goaldi near the city of Sonargaon. Panam Nagar, a city of the wealthy Hindu merchants is just half a mile away from Goaldi. This mosque is one of the very few structures of the old capital from the sultanate period.

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A List Of Tourist Places In Bangladesh

This list of the tourist places in Bangladesh will help you about our places of attractions in Bangladesh before your arrival. Bangladesh has the largest mangrove forest in the earth and home of Royal Bengal Tiger, the longest unbroken sea beach, might rivers and the biggest delta on the earth, misty green hills, sloppy tea gardens, historical temples which is full of terracotta plaque and most importantly it is a land of hospitable and generous people you will ever find in your life.

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Lawachara National Park

Lawachara National Park located in the northeastern part of Bangladesh under the Sylhet division. It is just a walking distance from a small town called Srimangal which is under Kamal Ganj Upzilla Maulvi Bazar District. In the year of 1996, the Government declared the Lawachara as a National Park under the wildlife act 1974. It is famous for its natural beauty with tropical and semi-tropical forests. A Hollywood movie name “Around the World in 80 days” was filmed here since then this man maid rain forest got its popularity. One small hiking on the trail in the early morning is really worthy.

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Things to do at Bandarban

Bandarban is the land of natural beauty in Bangladesh. The beauty of Bandarban attracts everyone both national and international tourists. Among the sights of Bandarban district are the Baklai Fountain, Boga Lake, Buddha Metal Jadi, Chimbuk Hills Range, Chinari Jhri Fountain, Phippi Fountain, Jadipai Fountain, Keokaradong, Meghalasang, Meghala Tournagar, Meghala Tournagar. , Nafakhum, Remakri, Nilgala, Nilgiri, Thanchi, Patanjhiri fountain, marginal lake, Rajbir, Ujanipara Bihar, Rizuk fountain, Sangu river, Shale spa , Tajidam, as well as all the tourist places of wilderness tourism in the popular district of Bandarban.

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Places to visit at Rangamati

Rangamati is the largest district in Bangladesh. In ancient times, a large quantity of cotton was found in this district and that's why the district was the "carpus mahal". At present, the fame of the natural varieties has named this touristic place as the 'queen of beauty'. A diverse town with hills, rivers and lakes with crystal water surrounded by Chakma, Marma, Tanchanga, Tripura, Morang, Bom, and above all, Bengalis.

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Puthia Temple Complex

Puthia Temple Complex is the accumulation of some finest old Hindu temples in Puthia village in Puthia Upazila which belongs to the Rajshahi District. The location of this area is 23 km to the east of Rajshahi city, it has the largest number of historic temples in Bangladesh which are in some still good condition and well maintained.

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Tajhat Palace in Rangpur

Tajhat Palace also known as Tajhat Rajbari is one of the historical palaces in the North of Bangladesh. It is in Tajhat, Rangpur District. The palace now has been converted into a museum. Tajhat Palace is situated 3000-meter south-east of the city center of Rangpur, on the outskirts of town.

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Mahastangar Travel Guide

Pundunagar, or Mahashangarh, the capital of ancient Bengal, was an economic and political center. No other city has such a long history in this area like Mahashangarh. It was the governing center of Maurya, Gupta, Pala and other states. The Mahashan Museum was established under the control of the Directorate of Archeology in the year 1, to show the archeological remains of the city's ruins and archaeological excavations during excavation and the surrounding area.

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Somapura Mahavihara Travel Guide

Sompur Mahabihara is an ancient Buddhist monastery found in the south of the Himalaya in Pahapur at Naogaon. In the late 8th century the second king of the dynasty Sri Dharmapaldev built this monastery. In 1879 Sir Cunningham discovered this historical archaeological site. Then in 1985, UNESCO has declared this site as World Heritage Site. It was the most famous Buddhist religious center of Buddhism for three years. Not only from different places of the subcontinent, Buddhists from China, Tibet, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia and other countries used to come here to practice religion and theology.

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Srimangal Travel Guide

Hundred-year-old tea gardens, extravagant ponds of haor, dense rainforest in the sloppy mountains and I think this is enough to describe Srimangal. Srimangal is the place in Bangladesh where you will see a remarkable combination of dense rainforest, Wetland sanctuary, hills, tea gardens. Also, many people call Srimangal the place with two leaves and a bud because of its decorated tea garden surroundings. Srimangal is a Upazila under Maulivibazar distrie in Sylhet Division. Distance of Srimangal from the district headquarters is only 25 km.

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Nayabad Mosque History and Travel Guide.

20 kilometer away from Dinajpur district, on the bank of Dhepa River, under the Kaharol Thana and in the village of Nayabad the Nayabad mosque is situated. The area it occupies is almost 1.50 acre and the Bangladesh Department of Archaeology has restored this mosque. Recently there is a madrasa (Religious school) that has been built in front of this mosque. This mosque was built in the 17th century.

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Things to do at Cox's Bazar

Cox’s Bazar is a city, fishing port and one of the tourist hubs in Bangladesh situated in the southeastern part of Bangladesh. It is under the Chittagong division and 414 kilometers away from Dhaka. This is a spectacular city for the scenic beauty, green hills, waterfall, unbroken 120 kilometers of sandy beach and many more.

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St. Martin Island, History, Location, how to go ?

St. Martin island is the only coral island and the southernmost point of Bangladesh located in the northwestern part of Bay of Bengal. This is almost 9 kilometer south of the tip of Cox’s Bazar – Teknaf peninsula. It is just on the mount of Raf river and about 8 kilometers from the west of the northwestern coastline of Myanmar.

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Legendary (Rocket Steamer) Paddle Steamer Service in Bangladesh

Since the early 20th century, the classic Rocket Paddle Steamers have been traversing through the many rivers of Bangladesh in many destinations previously up to Kolkata then Khulan and the present time till Morelganj. A ride on The Rocket Paddle Steamer is a distinctive travel journey for visitors but a simply another mode of transportation for locals. It departs daily from Dhaka at 6:30 pm, reaching Morelgonj which is the gateway to the Sunderbans at 2:30 pm the next day.

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Visa On Arrival In Bangladesh

The cost of Bangladesh's visa on arrival is $50 USD with tax. After adding the tax amount total, it comes approximately 51 USD which is payable in foreign currency only at the airport or any land port of Bangladesh. You do not need to bring a photograph for a visa on arrival. The visa on arrival is only valid for up to 30 days which is also extendable. In the case of obtaining a new passport, you just need to have your Bangladeshi visa or seal transferred to the new passport.

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Tribal life in Bangladesh.

In Southeast Asia, Bangladesh is a small country but a very much populated state. Although the majority of the population is Bengali there are many small ethnic groups who are also commonly referred to as tribes. Bangladesh's tribal population is about 897,828 which is less than one percent of the entire population. The majority of the tribal population of Bangladesh lives in Chittagong Hill Tracts and Mymensingh, Sylhet and Rajshahi. Chakma is the largest tribal group in Bangladesh. The other smaller ethnic groups in Bangladesh are Garo, Tripura, Santal and so on.

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FAQs On Sundarban Tours

Planning to travel to Sundarbans? Before traveling to Sundarbans you need to prepare a big checklist and need to know ins and outs about Sundarbans. Our small effort to enrich your knowledge, we have made a list of questions through what you can have the correct information about Sundarbans. Have a nice trip to Sundarbans.

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Things To Do In Dhaka City

While you are at Dhaka city and thing what you will do? There are numerous activities to do in this city. This city is full of stories. In your every step you will find something interesting. Especially at the old Dhaka, there are many places to visit and many things to do. To make your visit to Dhaka memorable we have made a list of the things to do during your visit to Dhaka.

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You Must Know Before Arrival To Bangladesh

You are planning to come to Bangladesh, and you have questions about many things about Bangladesh. We have put an effort to answer your question to make your stay in Bangladesh comfortable. We understand that these many answers may not be sufficient, but we continue our strive to make this page more illuminating with the time progress so that you get all the answers in one platform. We also appreciate your feedback in this regard to make more useful other tourists planning to visit in our multifaceted country.

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Otter Fishing In Bangladesh

Otter fishing, a method of fishing using trained otter, since the 6th century, in many parts of the world, otter fishing was practiced and is still in practice in the southern part of Bangladesh. In the Goalbari village of Kalora Union under Narail district, there are almost 200 families who still livelihood by otter fishing. There are many regions in the world including central Europe, North America, the British Isles, Scandinavia, south Asia, Southeast Asia, and China.

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Places to visit in Chittagong

There is numerous tourist spot in Chittagong. In our list, there are at least 34 places of attraction we have recorded. Chittagong, situated on the bank of Karnaphuli river, the second biggest city in Bangladesh, is the main coastal seaport city. This city is the gateway to the southeastern of Bangladesh from where the hill tract district starts and some part of this city is surrounded by the Bay of Bengal.

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Things To Do In Bangladesh

We, Travel and Explore BD want to provide best experience to our valued guest coming to Bangladesh. Our mission is to deliver all possible ways to make your trip more enjoyable and memorable. But you are thinking what you will do in Bangladesh. Where you will go to Bangladesh? What places you will visit in Bangladesh? Here it is !!! We have made list of things to do in Bangladesh based on the feedback of our previous guest and our own judgement which always may not be match with your likings. Please do not hesitate to give your feedback on things to do in Bangladesh.

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