Sundarbans: The world's largest mangrove forest and home of the Royal Bengal Tiger. Its dense rain forest is criss-crossed by a network of rivers and creeks. The Sundarbans is indeed a Treasure Island of biodiversity. Over 80% of reptiles, 40% of mammals species and about 50% of all birds species of Bangladesh live here. Globally, 45 mangrove species are available of which 35 species can be found in Sundarbans.
Srimangal is a small town known as the tea capital of Bangladesh as most of the tea gardens are located here. There is a Rain Forest. High percentage of tribal people has increased the attraction of this place.
Mainamati: A range of low hills kinown as Mainamati-Lalmai ridge is a relics of old Buddhist culture. On the slopes of these hills lie scattered a treasure of information about the early Buddhist civilization (7th-12th century A.D).
Kantajee's Temple: This is the most ornate Temple among the late medieval temples of Bangladesh built in 1752 A.D. Every inch of the temple surfaces beautifully embellished with exquisite terracotta plaques, representing flora and fauna, geometric motifs, mythological scenes and an astonishing array of contemporary social scenes and favourite past times.
Mahastangarh: Mahastangarh is the oldest archaeological site of Bangladesh. This 3rd century B.C archaeological site is still held to be of great sanctity by the Hindus.
Paharpur: Paharpur is remains of the single largest Buddhist monastery in the world. This monument was built between the middle of the 7th century and the third part of the 8th century AD. It covers an area of about 27 acres, and consists of many structures enclosed by a continuous line of walling.
Putia: Putia has the largest number of historically important Hindu structures in Bangladesh. It has also one of the finest old Rajbari (king's palace) in the country.
Chittagong: Divisional head quarters and the largest port city of Bangladesh. Here also have ship breaking yard, beaches, lakes and holy site.
Kustia: A district city from where you can visit the Shilaidoho Kutibari the place of world poet Tagore and Shrine of Lalon Shah. Lalon Shah was a devotee, mystic, lyricist, composer and singer in Bangladesh and he had a special method of singing. He Wrote more than 800 songs, but only 534 songs could be recovered. Good number of followers assemble in his mazar (grave).
Cox's Bazar: Having the world's longest unbroken (120 km.) beach slopping gently down to the blue water of the Bay of Bengal against the picturesque background of a chain of hill covered with deep green forests. Miles of golden sands, towering cliffs, surfing waves, rare conch shells, colourful pagodas, Buddhist temples and tribes. This is Cox's Bazar called the tourist capital in Bangladesh.
Dhaka: The vigorous capital city of Bangladesh is one of those cities famous for many historical events. Its background is crowded with the activities and achievements of Mughals, Pals and many other Indian raja (king), sultans and emperors over the on-rolling centuries.
BD Map & Places in brief
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St. Martin Island: It is a small Island in the middle of Bay of Bengal without any Rickshaws and cars covering the area of 8 sq. km. It is only the place in Bangladesh where you can observe living coral.
Kuakata: One of the most unique beaches in the world having vast coast line from where you can enjoy both the sunrise and sunset.
Moheskhali: It is a beautiful Island accessible by motor trawler or speed boat from Cox's Bazar where you can visit dried fish processing zone and salt producing from sea water. It has long beach with a background of "Jhaow Trees". It is only the hilly Island in Bangladesh.
Bandarban: One part of Hill Tracts covered with lush green forest and newly opened for tourism. The attraction of soft slopping hills and the anthropological appeal of the hill tribe have been the dream of all tourists and traveller.
Rangamati: It is one of the district headquarters of CHT (Chittagong Hill Tracts) and most favourite tourist destinations in Bangladesh. It is called lake district as it is situated at beside of Kaptai lake the largest men made lake of Asia (900 sq. km).
Bagerhat: Bagerhat a district city having the ancient sixty domes mosque of 15th century declared as one of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
Sunamganj: A district city and famous for a wetland where bird-watching can be extremely an rewarding experience.
Modhupur forest: Well reserve forest. It is a very special place for bird watching and spotting Rhesus Monkeys and Golden coloured capped languor.
Ship breaking yards: The ship breaking yards where a whole lifestyle revolves around this industry. Every kind of ocean going vessel from super tankers to containers ships and tugboats are dismantled and it's all done with manual labour. Workers use blow torches, slide hammers and plain brute force to tear them apart.
Rajshahi: The divisional headquarters known as silk producing center of Bangladesh.
Khulna: The divisional headquarters from where to visit the sixty domed mosque (in Bagerhat) and Sundarbans is easily possible.
Mongla: 2nd largest port city of Bangladesh from where usually we start our boat journey for Sundarbans forest.
Jessore: A district city having a domestic airport connected with Dhaka only.
Comilla: It is a district city from where Mainamati the old Buddhist site is possible to visit very easily.
Sylhet: It is the divisional headquarters having tea gardens and a holy site for Muslim.
Dinajpur: A district city from where one can visit the Kantajee's temple the most beautiful terracotta temple in Bangladesh.
Syedpur: Domestic airport connected with Dhaka and Rajshahi.
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