Tag: unesco

  • Sixty Dome Mosque

    Widely considered to be one of the most impressive Muslim structures in Bangladesh, if not the entire Indian subcontinent, the Sixty Dome Mosque in Bagerhat is a major tourist attraction in the area, forming part of the cultural UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat. The Sixty Dome Mosque, which is also referred to as the Saith Gunbad Masjid or Shait Gumbad ...

  • 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 ...

  • Mosque City of Bagerhat

    The Bagerhat District is situated in South-western Bangladesh in the Khulna Division. It is a historically rich part of the country with some great attractions. One of its most notable attractions is the Mosque City of Bagerhat.

  • Translation

    Bangladesh's official language is Bangla, also known as Bengali. Bangla is spoken by some 98% of the population of Bangladesh whilst thousands of individuals speak Urdu.