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Bangladesh

 

Bangladesh is in South Asia sometimes converging with Southeast Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal to the south, mostly surrounded by India and bordering Myanma rin the southeast.

 

While Bangladesh may not be heavily developed in terms of hotels, shops and conveniences, it still has lots to offer. Most of the attractions here have to do with the incredible natural beauty of the country and its ancient history and culture.

 

If you ever wanted to experience the living reality of the idiom 'when it rains, it pours',Bangladeshis the place to be. During the yearly south Asian monsoon, almost all the water collected by the Himalayas in Nepal, north/northeast India and Bhutan transits through Bangladesh on its journey to the Bay of Bengal, depositing life-giving minerals to the soil all along the Ganges Delta, the largest river delta in the world.

 

InBangladesh, which has both the world’s largest delta system and the greatest flow of river water to the sea, water rules the earth, and so the most important season of all is barsa, a time of lashing rains and tearing winds. In this season, 70 percent of the land is under water – water from rivers, the sea, rain, tidal waves, floods and the melting snows of theHimalayas.

 

Bangladeshis are renowned for their hospitality and warmth – they’ll invite you home and treat you to their delectable cuisine. They are passionate about food, football, cricket, theatre and music – and if you’re wondering about the strange combination, their social ambit is wide and they are a broad-minded nation.Bangladeshis among the few Asian nations where religions coexist in harmony.

 

Attractions:

 

 

Sundarbans

 

The Sundarbans delta, at the mouth of the Ganges river, is the largest mangrove forest in the world, spreading across parts ofBangladeshand West Bengal, India. The Sundarbans features a complex network of tidal waterways, mudflats and small islands of salt-tolerant mangrove forests. The area is known for its wide range of fauna, with the Royal Bengal tiger being the most famous, but also including many birds, spotted deer, crocodiles and snakes.

 

Sixty Dome Mosque

 

The Sixty Dome Mosque is the largest of the Sultanate mosques inBangladeshand one of the most impressive Muslim monuments in the whole Indian subcontinent. It was founded by Turkish Muslim Ulugh Khan Jahan in the early 15th century. It is one of the oldest Mosques inBangladesh.

 

 

Somapura Mahavihara Buddhist monastery

 

Somapura Mahavihara is located in Paharpur in the district of Naogaon,Bangladesh. It is considered as the best known Buddhistt Viharas and is one of the most important archeological sites in the Indian Subcontinent.

 

 

Cox's Bazar sandy beach

 

the tourist capital Miles of golden sands, towering cliffs, surfing waves, rare conch shells, colourful pagodas, Buddhist temples and tribes, delightful sea food this is Cox's Bazar, the tourist capital ofBangladesh.

 

Balaghata Golden Buddhist Temple

 

The Buddha Dhatu Jadi, a Thervada Buddhist temple located in Balaghata in Banderban is the largest BuddhisttempleofBangladesh. Set atop a 60m hill, this temple popularly known as The Golden Temple

 

Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban

 

Located in the city ofDhaka, the National Assembly Building of Bangladesh, Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban, stands out as an architectural masterpiece surrounded by water and beautifully landscaped gardens. Considered to be the largest legislative complex in the world, it is home to all ofBangladesh’s parliamentary activity. It is also a popular tourist attraction, which is enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.

 

 

Jatiyo Sriti Soudho

 

Jatiyo Sriti Soudho or National Martyrs´ Memorial is a monument inBangladesh. It is the symbol of the valour and the sacrifice of those killed in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, which brought the independence ofBangladeshfrom Pakistani rule. The monument is located in Savar, about 35km north-west of the capital,Dhaka.

 

The Shaheed Minar

 

The Shaheed Minar(located near dhaka medical college) is a national monument inDhaka,Bangladesh, established to commemorate those killed during the Language Movement demonstrations of 1952.

 

Bashundhara City shopping mall

 

The best shopping centre inBangladeshwhere you can buy anything and everything under one roof at a decent price range. A good place to hang out too, a must visit for everyone arriving in Dhaka.

 

 

Dhaka Zoo

 

Dhaka Zoo is the largest zoo inBangladeshsituated at Mirpur, about 16 km from the centre ofDhakacity. To attract visitors besides many fascinating animals, there are 15 tigers, 21 lions, 9 hippopotamus, about 200 monkeys, and 33 pythons. Moreover, some rare and interesting animals such as the rhea, peacock, zebra, elephant, African grey parrot, water buck, impala, emus, baboon, chimpanzee, gayal, black bear, tapir, mandrill, and estuarine crocodile provide additional entertainment to the visitors.

 

Lowacherra National Park

 

Lowacharra is one of the major national park/sanctuary/reserve inBangladesh. In 1997Bangladeshgovernment declared it A National Park.This forest is built by the British, the time of their rule in Indian Subcontinent.

LawacherraRain Forestis one of the important & well-reserved forests inBangladeshwhere you can watch Hoolock Gibons.

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