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  • Religious Sites in Bangladesh

    Golden Temple

    A mere ninety two kilometers outside of Chittagong, is a picturesque part of Bangladesh that is referred to as the rooftop of the country. Over and above the fact that the hill town is home to two of the highest peaks in Bangladesh, namely Tajingdong and Keokeradong, it is one of the most breathtaking parts of the country. Winding roads through dense green forests, rolling hills of lush ...

  • Museums in Bangladesh

    Ethnological Museum

    One of the most cultural enriching attractions in the city of Chittagong is the Ethnological Museum. It is a museum that preserves the past, but also grows and develops in line with the growth and development of the country, and is therefore documenting the present for future generations to look back and reflect on. The Ethnological Museum is one of the most specialized museums in Bangladesh ...

  • Regions

    Barisal Division

    Located in south-central Bangladesh, Barisal Division is one of the six divisions of the country, the other five being Chittagong Division, Dhaka Division, Khulna Division, Sylhet Division and Rajshahi Division. Barisal Division is divided into six districts (zillas), namely Barisal, Barguna, Bhola, Jhalokati, Pirojpur and Patuakhali, each with their own unique places of interest for ...

  • Places of Interest

    Shahi Jama-e-Masjid

    If you are planning a trip to Bangladesh soon, no doubt you have a few must-see items on your list. Your travels will likely take you to the delightful city of Chittagong where you will be surrounded by many different sights and sounds. This is the home of the Shahi Jama-e-Masjid Mosque.

  • National Parks

    Kaptai National Park

    If you’re looking for a great getaway spot in Bangladesh, look no further than the Kaptai National Park. This great natural area combines nature with an interesting cultural legacy in such a way that you will never find anything quite like it anywhere else.

  • Regions

    Bangladesh is a diverse country, ranging from the low lands of the Ganges Delta to the heights of the Chittagong Hill Tracts. The country boasts a number of delightful destinations including cities, national parks, beaches, and rural villages. Each destination has its own appeal and thus it’s a good idea to find out more about them in order to decide where your journey in Bangladesh will ...

  • Events

    When you visit this amazing country you will likely find that even daily life in Bangladesh is filled with various traditions and festivals which reflect the countries unique culture. Some of the celebrations are nearly as old as the country itself while others are fairly recent. You will find that many customs, such as those involved with giving birth and naming a child as well as those ...

  • Regions

    Cities

    Most people have a somewhat disparaging image of Bangladesh in their minds – a country that has been devastated by cyclones and floods or one which has been ravaged by poverty and suffers from a lack of development. While it may be true that some of these factors have made news headlines in the past, the truth is that Bangladesh simply cannot be so easily stereotyped.

  • Chittagong Division

    Chittagong

    Situated in the south-eastern portion of the country near Myanmar (Burma), you will find Chittagong. Chittagong is the second largest city in Bangladesh and also serves as the country's major sea-port. Built on the banks of the Karnaphuli River in the Bay of Bengal, Chittagong is one of the country's cleanest cities. It has a reputation for mystique and beauty and when you visit, you'll ...

  • Travel

    Airport guide

    There are not as many airports in Bangladesh as there are in many other countries but the country still has a reasonable number of landing spots. The majority of the country’s airports have some form of published instrument approach procedure but only two of the country’s airports have a structured customs system. There is only one military airport in Bangladesh – The Teigaon airport in ...