Tourist Attractions in Brahmanbaria

Brahmanbaria's geographical location is on the eastern border of Bangladesh. The Tripura State of India is on the east side of this district. Comilla lies on the south, Narsingdi and Kishoreganj districts on the west and Habiganj district of Sylhet division to the north.

The district was established in 1984. Earlier this district was included in the district of Comilla (old name Tipara). This region was a part of the Samatata of ancient Bengal. The tradition of art and culture of this region is very old. This city is called the cultural capital of Bangladesh. In 1869, the city was transformed into a municipality.

Brahmanbaria district is rich in natural gases. This district has one of the largest gas fields and important gas excavating areas in the country. Up to the year 2000, fourteen gas wells have been excavated in this area.

Other than gas fields, this district has some important heavy industries of Bangladesh. Among those Ashuganj thermal power plant, Ashugonj fertilizer factory and the small and cottage industries are worth mentioning. 

The gas fields are one of the popular tourist attractions of this district. However, special permission is required to visit the main excavation area of the well. As an ancient township, this district has many archaeological sites that are interesting to explore. Also, there are some backwaters in this region that are pleasant places for visiting.

Among the ancient sites, Hatirpool Bridge, Ariphil Mosque, Horipur Palace, Old House at Gokorno village and Kharampur Mazar Sharif are notable.

There are 11 tourist attractions found in Brahmanbaria. This is 6% of all tourist attractions listed in Chittagong Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and nature attractions. Then there is also amusement parks listed in Brahmanbaria. You may find a list of all categories of Brahmanbaria attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Brahmanbaria of that type.

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Directions to Go

The district is directly connected by road from with different districts of the country. Buses commute daily to and from Dhaka and other districts. It takes around 3 hours to reach Brahmanbaria from Dhaka. Bangladesh Railway operates daily train services to Brahmanbaria from several districts including the capital. From the capital, it takes about two and half hour by train.

Tips for Visitors

Brahmanbaria is famous for its special sweet named Chhanamurki (ছানামুর্কি). These are cottage cheese cubes coated by sugar. Do not forget to buy Chhanamurki if you visit this district. There are some good sweet shops selling fresh Chhanamurki around the Railway Station of Brahmanbaria city.

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