Tourist Attractions in Dinajpur
There are 19 tourist attractions found in Dinajpur. This is 20% of all tourist attractions listed in Rangpur Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and nature attractions. Then there is also amusement parks listed in Dinajpur. You may find a list of all categories of Dinajpur attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Dinajpur of that type.
Dinajpur district is located in the northwestern part Bangladesh in Rangpur Division. This region is geologically part of the Indian Plate which was part of the Gondwanaland created in the original Jurassic era. For this reason, this area was called Gondwanaland.
The history of Dinajpur is very ancient. It is rich in tradition and culture. According to experts, the soil of Dinajpur is closely matched to the soil of millions of years old places, such as the small Nagpur, Bindhya mountain of India. It is said that the name of this region was derived from the Dinajpur dynasty. Someone named Dinaj or Dinaraj was the founder of the Dinajpur dynasty.
Dinajpur, one of the earliest district cities, was formed at the beginning of the rule of East India Company. The English army conquered this area eight years after the Battle of Palashi in 1765. In 1786, it was declared as the district. Since then Dinajpur city started to grow.
During Partition of Bengal in 1947, a large part of Dinajpur went under West Bengal of India and its name was West Dinajpur. In 1984, Thakurgaon and Panchagarh subdivisions of Dinajpur was separated from it and got the status of separate districts.
The most visited tourist attractions of Dinajpur is Ramsagar and Kantajew Temple. However, there are some other places of interest that are worth visiting such as River Dhepa, Mata Sagar, Setabganj sugar mill, Dinajpur Palace, Dinajpur music college, Ghughudanga Palace, Jora temple, Nayabad Mosque, Shopnopuri Park, Sukh Sagar, Sura Mosque, Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Limited.
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- Kantajew Temple
- Ramsagar National Park
- Nayabad Mosque
- Shopnopuri Artificial Amusement Park
- Dinajpur Rajbari
- Sura Mosque
- Shita Coat Bihar
- Ghughu-Danga Zamindar Bari
- Dinajpur Museum
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Dinajpur is located 333km north of Dhaka. It is connected by road and rail directly with Dhaka and other major nearby districts. It takes about 8 hours to reach this district from the capital. There is no airport in this district but it can be reached by air via Saidpur which is only one and half hour drive away.
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