21 Best Places To Visit In Bangladesh

best places to visit in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is located in South Asia sharing borders with India and Myanmar. Gifted with natural beauty, it is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world with 8.2% GDP according to world bank report. Bangladesh is also one of the top garment manufacturers in the world.

List Of Best Places To Visit In Bangladesh :

Though Bangladesh is rich in natural beauty, it is underrated when it comes to tourism. So, we have curated a list of “Places to visit in Bangladesh”, you all must explore when you visit it.

1. The Sundarbans

The Sundarbans mangrove forests are the largest of their kind in the world. It is home to the Royal Bengal Tigers and many endangered species like river dolphins, estuarine crocodiles, and Indian Python. 60% of the Sundarbans lies in Bangladesh and 40% in India. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Sundarbans : Royal Bengal Tiger

2. Cox Bazar

Cox Bazar sea beach is more than 120 Km long, making it the longest unbroken beach in the world.

Ships At Cox Bazar

3. Rangamati

Rangamati is famous for the hanging bridge(low-suspension bridge) located over the Kaptai lake. It has lakes, waterfalls, islands and you can also experience tribal life. All these things put it into “the best places to visit in Bangladesh”.

Rangamati
Rangamati

4. St. Martins Island

Coconut Island is the only coral reef island in Bangladesh. It is known for its beautiful beaches.

Places To Visit In Bangladesh - St Martins Island
St. Martins Island

5. Sylhet

Sylhet is known for the production of tea, oil and gas.

Sylhet Bangladesh

6. Puthia

Puthia village is located in the Rajshahi district of Bangladesh. It is known for the cluster of Hindu temples and Rajbari palace which is an example of Indo-Saracenic revival architecture.

Puthia Temple Complex
Puthia Temple Complex | Courtesy : Pathfriend

7. Bagerghat

Sixty Dome Mosque
Bagerghat: Sixty Dome Mosque

8. paharpur

Ruins Of Buddhist Vihara - Paharpur
Ruins Of Buddhist Vihara

9. Chittagong Hill Tracts

Home to about 11 tribes, this place is one of the most heavily militarized zones in the world. The hilly zone makes it a perfect spot for trekking.

Chittagong Hill Tracts
Courtesy : Unsplash

10. Kuakata

Kuakata is known for its sandy beaches and evergreen forests. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that it is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Kuakata Beach
Courtesy : Unsplash

11. Khagrachari

Khagrachari is known for its beautiful hilly landscape, waterfall and lush green environment.

Khagrachari Bangladesh
Courtesy : Trip Advisor

12. Mahasthangarh

Dating back to the 3rd century B.C., Mahasthangarh is the oldest city of Bangladesh.

The Oldest Archaeology : Mahasthangarh
Courtesy : Traveling to World

13. Sreemangal

Located in the north-eastern part of Bangladesh, this place is famous for its lush tea gardens.

places to visit in Bangladesh
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14. Bandarban

Known for its lakes, peaks and forests, it is one of the most popular travel destination in Bangladesh.

Bandarban
Courtesy : Unsplash

15. Sitakunda

Sitakunda is famous for hot water springs, waterfalls and numerous Hindu temples.

Sitakunda Waterfall

16. Dhaka

The capital of Bangladesh, one of the most crowded places on earth is home to history, culture and bustling life.

Lalbagh Fort
Lalbagh Fort |Courtesy : Lonely Planet

17. Maynamati Bihar

Popularly known as Salban Vihar, it is one of the most popular Buddhist archaeological site in Bangladesh.

Maynamati Bihar

18. Gaur

Previously known as Lakhnauti, Gaur is a ruined city located on the India-Bangladesh border. Most of the part comes under the West-Bengal state of India and a smaller part in Bangladesh.

Gaur
Courtesy: The Daily Star

19. Foys Lake

Built in the year 1924, Foy’s lake is an artificial lake.

Foys lake
Foy’s Lake | Courtesy : Offroad Bangladesh

20. Sonargaon

Also known as Panam city, this city was famous for its Muslin fabric. It is an old city known for its old buildings preserving history.

Ancient City Of Sonargaon
Courtesy : Unsplash

21. Sangu River

Sangu river is considered the most beautiful river in Bangladesh. It originates from Arakan Hills and flows through Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Sangu River | Courtesy : Daily Asian Age

Share your favorite one among the “best places to visit in Bangladesh” and comment down the one’s we missed.

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