Tourist Attractions in Gaibandha

There are 10 tourist attractions found in Gaibandha. This is 10% 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 Gaibandha. You may find a list of all categories of Gaibandha attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Gaibandha of that type.

Gaibandha is one of the most famous settlements of North Bengal, a district located on the bank of the river Brahmaputra. It is located in the northern part of Bangladesh in Rangpur division.

Geographic Location: Kurigram and Rangpur on the north, Bogra and Joypurhat on the south, Jamalpur district, Teesta and Jamuna rivers on the east and RangpurDinajpur and Joypurhat on the west.

Gaibandha is one of the most important districts of Bangladesh for its ancient history, culture and tradition. In 1875, the name of Bhabaniganj subdivision was changed to Gaibandha. It was upgraded to the district from sub-district in 1984. 

There are many stories in the naming of Gaibandha. The name came from the word Gai (cow) and Bandha (cowshed). About 5000 years ago, the capital of King Birat was in Gobindaganj of Gaibandha. King Birat had about 60000 cows. A huge barn was constructed in an abandoned place for the protection of these cattle. Later Gaibandha name originated from this cowshed.

Several historic places of Bangladesh are located in Gaibandha. These places include Naldanga PalaceBardhan KuthiMir Bagan MosqueRaja Biratnagar, etc. Tourism centers in this district include Balashi GhatDreamlandSarovar, etc.


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