Tourist Attractions in Cox's Bazar

Welcome to Cox's Bazar, a stunning district in the Chittagong division of Bangladesh. This coastal town, surrounded by the Bay of Bengal to the west, Bandarban district to the east, and Chittagong district to the north, is a must-visit destination for all tourists. The district is named after Captain Hiram Cox, one of the officers of the East India Company, who established a market (Bazar) in the area, which is now the main town of Cox's Bazar. The district comprises eight subdivisions and is home to a small ethnic group named Rakhain, who perform their unique culture and festivals alongside the locals.

Cox's Bazar is famous for being home to the world's longest sandy natural beach, stretching about 120 km (70 miles) from north to south. The district's natural sandy beach, long slope, and pleasant weather make it the tourist capital of Bangladesh, and an exotic beach resort. Apart from the beach, there are plenty of other attractions in the area. The only coral island in Bangladesh, St. Martin's Island, is located to the south of Cox's Bazar. You can also visit Himchhari Water Fall, Inani Sea Beach, Sonadia Island, Kutubdia Light House, Dula Hazra Safari Park, Maynak Hill, and Adinath Mandir in Maheshkhali Island, which are some of the popular tourist attractions in the district.

If you're interested in local culture, you can witness the unique culture of the Rakhains and participate in their biggest festival, Baishabi, which is celebrated every year. With its beautiful beaches, unique culture, and natural attractions, Cox's Bazar has something to offer everyone and is a must-visit destination for tourists.

There are 20 tourist attractions found in Cox's Bazar. This is 10% of all tourist attractions listed in Chittagong Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are nature attractions and zoos. Then there is also landmarks listed in Cox's Bazar. You may find a list of all categories of Cox's Bazar attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Cox's Bazar of that type.

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Directions to Go

Cox's Bazar is directly connected by road from Dhaka and takes around 10 hours. Daily bus services are available from Dhaka to Cox's Bazar. It is also accessible by air directly from Dhaka. Few aviation companies operate daily flights to Cox's Bazar from Dhaka.

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