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  • Religious Sites in Bangladesh

    Star Mosque

    It has been estimated that the original building of the Star Mosque in Dhaka, was done in the early nineteenth century, as it was commissioned by Mirza Golam Pir, who died in the year 1860. Over the centuries, additions have been made, but one feature has remained consistent, and it the blue star motifs that are found on the domes of the mosque and on the tiles on the interior of the ...

  • Museums in Bangladesh

    Varendra Museum

    The Rajshahi University is a respected and well known educational institution in the city of Rajshahi, which attracts thousands of students to this historical destination each year. The Varendra Museum, which is managed and located near the university, was established in 1910 as the Varendra Investigation Society, but changed its name in 1919. Rajshahi University took control of the museum ...

  • Places of Interest

    Tajhat Palace

    Few of the attractions in Bangladesh are as stately, large and beautiful as the Tajhat Palace. This historical palace was built near the beginning of the 20th century. It is situated roughly three kilometers south east of Rangpur’s city center and currently serves as a museum for the public.

  • Rajshahi Division

    Bogra

    Bogra is not your typical tourist spot, though it does still make for an interesting visit. Nowadays it is mostly seen as an up and coming industrial zone, but it hasn’t always been so. Bogra civilization can be traced back to 300 BC as it is depicted in the Mahasthan Garh. Because it is so old, Bogra has a few historically interesting sites that are worth visiting.