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Main Tourist Attraction of Bangladesh - Archeology of Bangladesh
Bangladesh can be proud of its rich ancient civilization.
In the past this was a very rich and developed region. At present there are
several sites in Bangladesh where you can still see some of relics. Among these
Paharpur, Gaud & Puthia in Rajshahi, Mahasthan in Bogra, Kantajee's Temples
in Dinajpur, Satgambuj in Khulna and Moinamoti in Comilla, Panam city in Sonargoan
are most prominent. Wari Bateswar in Narshingdi district a new archeological
site under excavation will be the most important and oldest civilization (Older
than 3000 years), saying by the archeological expertise.
Mahasthan Ruins in Bogra
Mahasthan is an old fortress city dating back to the 10th to 3rd Century BC,
where Buddha himself was said to have visited for preaching and later was influenced
by various other religions. Remains citadel city wall, Gokul Med, Vashu Vihara,
Mahasthan Museum etc is the main tourist attractions of this area.
Paharpur Buddha Vihara
The ancient Buddhist temple in Paharpur is the biggest in south of the Himalaya.
It is considered the most impressive and important archaeological site in Bangladesh.
This grand and impressive Buddhist monastery would remind you that the Bengal
was a prosperous Buddhist center. The architectural design of Paharpur later
had influences on Pagan (Bagan) and Angkorwat, and has been declared a World
Heritage Site. Paharpur village is located in close to Jaipurhat town. It takes
about 2 hours to drive from Bogra to Paharpur.
Kantoji Temple in Dinajpur
Kantoji temple or Kanthanagar temple is the most spectacular Hindu temple and
one of the most beautiful monuments in Bangladesh. It is situated in Birganj,
near Dinajpur and built by Maharaja Pran Nath in 1752 AD, Every inch of the
temple surface is decorated, beautifully embellished with exquisite terracota
plaques, representing flora, fauna, geometric motifs, mythological scenes, and
an astonishing array of contemporary social scenes and favorite pastimes. This
is the county’s finest example of terracotta style and should not be missed.
The Dinajpur Rajbari (18th century) with its adjoining Krishna temple is one
of the most picturesque historic buildings in North Bengal. It is located about
4 km northeast of central Dinajpur.
Gaud Muslim Archeological Sites in Chapai Nababgpnj
Site of great historical importance, Gaud has more mosques than any area in
Bangladesh except Bagerhaat. It is more than 100 km west of Rajshahi right on
the western border of Bangladesh. Some of its sights are in Bangladesh and some
in India. Built between 1493 and 1526, the well-preserved mosque is actually
jet black with patches of terracotta brick work. It is a fine specimen of pre-mughal
architecture, the chief attraction the superb decoration carved on the black-stone
walls, both on the inner and the other sides. Darasbari Mosque, Dhanichak Mosque,
Chota Sona Mosque, Khania Dighi or Rajbibi Mosque are famous sites of this area.
Rajshahi is the biggest city at North Bengal. At Rajshahi there is a very interesting
and oldest museum of Bangladesh called "Barendra Museum". Rajshahi
is also the capital of the silk industry of Bangladesh. There are several silk
factories producing quality silk. The other important feature of Rajshahi is
the production of delicious mangoes in summer.
Rajshahi town is situated besides the river Padma. The Ganges changes it's name
to Padma as it passes into Bangladesh, In monsoon the great Padma is in full
spate with its tides and waves whereas in winter it dwindles and you will feel
the desert by the side of river. River cruise by country boat on the Padma and
observe the sunsets are amazing.
Puthia Temple City
Puthia is the delightful little town only 30 km east of Rajshahi city. It has
the largest number of historically important Hindu structures in Bangladesh
and also has one of the finest old Rajbari (king's palace) in the country. Among
the 9 temples, The Shiva Temple is the largest Hindu temple in Bangladesh, while
the Govinda Temple in the Rajbari courtyard is decorated with intricate terracotta
designs. Puthia also called the city of temples. This charming town should not
Lalmai, Moinamoti and Shalbon Bihar
They are famous historical and archeological places around Comilla. These are
a series of hillocks, where the Northern part is called Moinamoti and the Southern
part is called Lalmai; and Shalbon Bihar is in the Middle of Lalmai and Moinamoti,
which the was established in 8th century by King Buddadev. Salban Vihara, almost
in the middle of the Mainarnati-Lalmai hill range consists of 115 cells, built
around a spacious courtyard with cruciform temple in the centre facing its only
gateway complex to the north resembling that of the Paharpur Monastery.
Kotila Mura situated on a flattened hillock, about 5 km north of Salban Vihara
inside the Comilla Cantonment is a picturesque Buddhist establishment. Here
three stupas are found side by side representing the Buddhist "Trinity"
or three jewels i.e. the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
Charpatra Mura is an isolated small oblong shrine situated about 2.5 km. north-west
of kotila Mura stupas. The only approach to the shrine is from the East through
a gateway, which leads to a spacious hall.
Shat Gambuj Mosque (World Heritage and famous Archeological site)
The Shait Gambud Mosque is a unique example of Sultanate monuments in Bagerhat.
General Khan Jahan sent from Delhi to build an Islamic city by Sultan Nasiruddin
Mahmud Shah (1442-59), then the area known as 'Khalifalabad' (present Bagerhat).
He had to fight against natural calamities to construct the city. Khan Jahan
aborted his city with numerous mosques, tanks, roads and other public buildings,
the spectacular ruins of which are focused around the most imposing and largest
multimode mosques in Bangladesh, known as the Shait-Gumbad Masjid (160'X108').
This is one of the most beautiful archeological and historical Mosque in Bangladesh
made by red burn mud.
Sixty Domed Mosque is one of a notable establishments of St. Khan Jahan Ali
is declared a World Heritage Site. The construction program, especially its
water management plan, was such an advanced one at that time; that the water
reservoirs and canals are used even to this every day.
Shonargoan and Panam City:
Sonargaon (Bengali: meaning City of Gold) was a historic administrative, commercial
and maritime center in Bengal. Situated in the center of the Ganges delta, it
was the seat of the medieval Muslim rulers and governors of eastern Bengal.
It was known as the ancient capital of Bengal at the sultanate period (13 century
to 17th century).
Panam City (an ever modern city) was established in the late 19th century as
a trading center of cotton fabrics during British rule. Hindu cloth merchants
built their residential houses following colonial style with inspiration derived
from European sources. The city was linked with the main city area by three
brick bridges - Panam Bridge, Dalalpur Bridge and PanamNagar Bridge - during
the Mughal period. The bridges are still in use.
Sonakanda Fort is a Mughal river-fort located on the bank of the Shitalakshya
River at Bandar.
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