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    Wari-Bateshwar

    The archaeological site of Wari-Bateshwar in the north-eastern part of Bangladesh, has uncovered the remains of a city that is believed to date back to 450 BC. The ancient city was discovered near the Wari and Bateshwar villages, around 75 kilometers from Dhaka in the Narshingdi district of Bangladesh, and is considered to be of great archaeological significance.

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    Shaheed Minar

    Located near the Dhaka Medical College in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the national monument known as Shaheed Minar, was established in memory of those who were killed during the 1952 Bengali Language Movement demonstrations. Set upon a fourteen foot high stage, the Shaheed Minar National Monument is constructed from columns of pure marble stone, with stairs and railings painted white and the fences ...

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    Sundarbans

    The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Sundarbans is one of the world’s largest single areas of tidal halophytic mangrove forests. Highlighting the environmental value of the Sundarbans, it has been designated a Ramsar site, making it subject to the Ramsar Convention international treaty that promotes the conservation and sustainable utilization of crucial wetlands. The Sundarbans, literally ...

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    Dhaka Zoo

    Located in the Mirpur section of the capital city of Bangladesh, the Dhaka Zoo is home to more than 2,000 animals from 165 species and is a popular place to spend the day, both for Bangladeshis and international visitors. Established in 1974, the Dhaka Zoo has been developed and improved over the years, and is widely considered to be one of the best zoos in Bangladesh, receiving hundreds of ...

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    Mainimati Ruins

    Many visitors to Bangladesh are in search of some sort of spiritual enlightenment. If the Buddhist faith is something that intrigues you, then you should definitely take the time to visit the Mainimati Ruins while you are in Bangladesh. Many people would even go so far as to say that the Mainimati Ruins are one of the main seats of the Buddhist faith in Bangladesh.

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    Somapura Vihara

    After spending days visiting one temple after the next, you may find yourself wondering if you really want to see any more temples during your stay in Bangladesh. If that is how you feel, be assured that no trip to Bangladesh is quite complete without a visit to the little known but incredibly impressive Somapura Vihara.

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    Lalbagh Fort

    Located on the banks of the Buriganga River on the outskirts of Dhaka, Lalbagh Fort offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of Bangladesh. This magnificent, but unfinished, 17th century Mughal palace fortress consists of a series of structures surrounded by lush lawns and cultivated gardens, complete with a large collection of statues.

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    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.

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    Dhakeshwari Temple

    Situated in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the state-owned Dhakeshwari National Temple is a great tourist attraction. The name Dhakeshwari alludes to the temple’s dedication to the Goddess of Dhaka and visitors should take care to show respect for the religious beliefs of those who frequent this large and ancient temple.

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    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.