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Family Fun at Shishu Park

Are you looking for a fun outing with the children whilst in Bangladesh? Look no further than Shishu Park in Shahbag, Dhaka. Founded on a 15 acre plot of land in 1979, this was Bangladesh's first children's amusement park. Filled with fun rides for the kiddies, this is an ideal stop for families.

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Truly Experience Bangladesh with a Backpack

Many people will tell you that one of the best ways to get around and really see a country is to go backpacking. Armed with provisions to fill all your most basic needs, backpacking gives you the opportunity to really take your time and discover the heart of a country. Backpacking in Bangladesh is certainly no different.

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Discover the Hidden Treasures of Sandwip Island

Sandwip Island may not be everybody’s idea of a great holiday destination but the more adventurous might want to seek it out and discover its many hidden treasures. The island is located in southeastern Bangladesh and is quite different from other parts of the country.

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Absorbed in the Beauty of Lawacherra Rain Forest

If you love wildlife and feel that you simply have to explore the more natural parts of Bangladesh, you will certainly not be disappointed. Though the country may be home to the legendary Bengal Tiger, it is certainly not limited to housing only this delightful but elusive predator.

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Tour the Impressive Ruplal House

Standing majestically on the northern bank of the Buriganga River in the Farashganj locality of old Dhaka, Bangladesh, the 19th century mansion known as Ruplal House is an architecturally unique historical treasure. Overlooking a riverfront promenade, Ruplal House was once the venue for many high profile events attended by influential people of the time, and while the mansion is no longer inhabited, an air of dignity and splendor remains.

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Look into History at Mukti Juddha Museum

The Bangladesh Liberation War, also referred to as Mukti Juddha, began on 26 March 1971 and ended nine months later on 16 December 1971. Bangladesh was fighting for its freedom from India and West Pakistan, which would later become Pakistan. Bangladesh was originally known as East Pakistan. Not many people are aware of the full extent of the war, the suffering of the Bangladeshi people and the emotional scars left after their bitter sweet victory. Those who lived through the war tell their stories in the hope that the sacrifices made by ordinary people will not be forgotten.

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Aggameda Khyang Monastery in Cox's Bazar

The beach resort town of Cox’s Bazar in the Chittagong Division of Bangladesh is rich in history, culture and natural beauty, and is a very popular tourist destination. Located near the entrance to the town, nestled in the shade of ancient trees, visitors will find the tranquil and superbly decorated Aggameda Khyang monastery which is revered by the more than 400,000 Buddhists living in the area.

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Shrine of Hazrat Bayazid Bostami

Named in honor of an Islamic saint, the Shrine of Hazrat Bayazid Bostami is located on the stop of a gently sloping hill at Nasirabad, near Chittagong in Bangladesh. The dargah, or shrine, complex consists of the tomb that has been enclosed in a modern structure, along with an ancient mosque believed to date back to the time of the last great Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb (1658-1707). While locals acknowledge that the body of Hazrat Bayazid Bostami is not in fact buried there, the tomb is nonetheless the object of veneration for the many worshippers who visit there each day.

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