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Bangladesh Travel Guide
Bangladesh Travel Guide

Bangladesh is one of the few countries in South Asia, which remains to be explored. Bangladesh has a delicate and distinctive attraction of its own to offer and it is definitely not a tourist haunt like Nepal or India. Bangladesh is like a painter's dream come true with a rich tapestry of colors and texture. The traditional emphasis of the tourist trade has always been on the material facilities offered by a country rather than on its actual charms. This may be a reason why Bangladesh has seldom been highlighted in the World's tourist maps.
 
It's a land of enormous beauty, hundreds of serpentine rivers, crystal clear water lakes surrounded by ever green hills, luxuriant tropical rain forests, beautiful cascades of green tea gardens, world's largest mangrove forest preserved as World Heritage, home of the Royal Bengal Tiger and the wild lives, warbling of birds in green trees, wind in the paddy fields, abundance of sunshine, world's longest natural sea beach, rich cultural heritage, relics of ancient Buddhist civilizations and colorful tribal lives, - Bangladesh creates an unforgettable impression of a land of peace.

Attractions:

Beaches

Cox's Bazar
Cox's Bazar is known for its wide sandy beach which is believed to be the world's longest natural sandy sea beach.  Cox’s Bazar is also known by the name "Panowa", the literal translation of which means "yellow flower". Cox's Bazar is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Bangladesh.

Kuakata
Kuakata is a panaromic sea beach on the southernmost tip of Bangladesh. Kuakata is Located in the Patuakhali  district, It has a wide sandy beach from where one can see both the sunrise and sunset. Its lenght is 30 km and width is 6 km.
Kuakata name originated from the word 'Kua'-the Bengali word for “Well” which was dug on the sea shore by the early Rakhine settlers in quest of collecting drinking water, who landed on Kuakata coast in the eighteenth century after being expelled from Arakan (Myanmar) by the Mughals.

Patenga
Patenga is a sea beach, located 14 kilometres south of the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is near the mouth of the Karnaphuli River. Sunset at Patenga Beach and Cloudy weather at Patenga beach looking so beautiful. Patenga is a popular tourist spot. The beach width is narrow and swimming in the seas is not recommended. Part of the seashore is built-up with concrete walls. Also large blocks of stones have been laid out to prevent erosion.

Temples

Adinath Temple
It is located on the summit of the Mainak Hill on Moheshkhali Island off the coast of Cox's Bazar, This temple is dedicated to the Hindu God,Lord Shiva, who is worshipped as Adinath. The temple is famous for the annual fair held in the month of Phalgun as per the Bengali Calendar, at the foot of the Mainak Hill. The fair, which lasts 13 days, draws thousands of Hindus from all over Bangladesh.

Comilla Jagannath Temple
Comilla Jagannath Temple is a temple dedicated to the Hindu God Jagannath in Comilla, Bangladesh. The temple dating back to the 16th century A.D is built of teracotta brick work in the typical Bengal style of temple architecture. The deities of Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra were originally installed in a temple in Tripura from where they were subsequently shifted to this temple

Kal Bhairab Temple
Kal Bhairab Temple is a famous temple located in Medda, Brahmanbaria, this temple is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. The temple, dating back to the 19th century A.D., is famed for the giant Shivalinga, said to be the largest in the country. The place is a major pilgrimage place for Shaivites in Bangladesh.

Mosques

Bagha Mospue
The Bagha Mosque is located at Bagha, 25 miles southeast of Rajshahi in Bangladesh. It was established in 1523 by Nashrat Shah, an independent Sultan of Bengal. The mosque is depicted on the 50 Taka note of Bangladesh. The mosque was built of brick on the bank of a tank and is surrounded by a brick wall. The mosque is known for its ornate terracotta ornamentation.

Chandanpura Masjid
The Chandanpura Masjid is a mosque situated in the north of Chittagong on the road to Kaptai. It is a popular tourist attraction for its impressive architecture consisting of multiple domes and minarets painted in bright colors.

Noyabaad Mospue
Noyabaad Mosque is situated on the bank of the Dhepa river in village Nayabad in Ramchandrapur Union under Kaharol Thana of Dinajpur district. It is about 20 km to the north-west of the district town. The mosque, built on about 1.15 bighas of land.

Shopping in Bangladesh

For handy craft you can visit some shops in Dhaka, those are special for handy crafts, for pearls you may visit Aarong, which is famous for it and guaranteed for pureness. Bangladesh is famous for pink pearl around the world, You will find the natural pearls in here, if you are interested in pearls then you must try with the famous Pink Pearls of Bangladesh. Aarong carries a range of textiles and local craft, and most of it would come under the unbrella "gifts". Aarong is run by the world's largest NGO, BRAC, and their outlets feature production from their various projects in the country.

Bangladeshi Food
Eating in Bangladesh is an exciting and rich experience. Food in Bangladesh has many different styles with thousands of great restaurants in all the major cities and towns of Bangladesh.

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