Tourist Attractions in Bhola

Bhola is the only island district in Bangladesh that contains Bhola Island, the largest island in Bangladesh, and some other small islands. Situated in the south of Barisal district and north of the Bay of Bengal, it has an area of 3737.21 sq. km. According to etymology, it was named after the famous priest Bhola Gazi. According to historians, the estimated age of this island is about 3 thousand years.

Salt was made in this region once. Most salts were then sold at Tazmuddin, Mirzakalut. The salt movement started here in 1930, due to the increase in the salt tax and the restrictions of the British government. After that, salt production gradually has been eliminated from this area.

The Ghuangar Haat has been famous for its sweetmeats and curds for a long time. These are the first choice of Bhola people to entertain guests.

Bhola is famous for its buffalo dairy farms. Many buffalo farms are found in this district, and they produce hundreds of kilograms of milk every day. From this milk, the famous buffalo cheese, curd, and ghee are made and sold all over the country.

There are not so many tourist attractions found in Bhola, but there are some excellent places here that are fascinating and worth visiting Such as Char Monpura (Monpura Island). The forestry program was taken over a decade ago in Monpura, from which it became an attractive tourist destination. Besides, deer are found in different forests of Manpura. The Hilsha fish of this island is exceptionally delicious.

Char Kukri Mukri, Deuli, Birsreshtha Mostafa Kamal Museum, and Shabazpur Gas Field are some of the places of interest in this district.

There are 7 tourist attractions found in Bhola. This is 9% of all tourist attractions listed in Barisal Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and museums. Then there is also amusement parks listed in Bhola. You may find a list of all categories of Bhola attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Bhola of that type.

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Directions to Go

Bhola can be reached by road from Dhaka by personal vehicles only. No direct bus is there from Dhaka to Bhola. It is only accessible via Barisal by any public transport. There is no airport in the district, but the nearest airport is about 4-5 hour drive located in Barisal.

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