Tourist Attractions in Gazipur
There are 11 tourist attractions found in Gazipur. This is 6% of all tourist attractions listed in Dhaka Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are nature attractions and amusement parks. Then there is also zoos listed in Gazipur. You may find a list of all categories of Gazipur attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Gazipur of that type.
Gazipur district is located in the central part of Bangladesh at the north of the capital Dhaka. This administrative unit is a district under Dhaka division. It has become an independent district in 1984, and before that, it was a sub-district of Dhaka.
During the regime of Delhi emperor Tughlaq, a Muslim warrior named Gazi settled in this region. At that time the area was forested. Gazi cleaned many forested areas in the region and made suitable for habitation. Later, his descendants ruled this area for a long time. People named this area Gazipur to show respect to their good governance.
Gazipur has a heroic role in many movements of Bangladesh during British and Pakistan era. The first armed resistance war took place in Gazipur on March 19, 1971, at the beginning of the great liberation war of the country.
A major part of the garment industries are located in this district. Along with the apparel industry, the district has many other small, medium and large industries. There are many headquarter of different national organizations and universities, and the country's only hi-tech park is located in this district.
The other places of interest in this district are Bhawal Palace in Jaydebpur, Indrakpur (ancient capital) in Sreepur, Tok mosque in Kapasia, St. Nicholas Church in Kaliganj, Mir Jumar Bridge in Tongi.
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Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Gazipur
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- Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park
- Nuhash Polli
- Bhawal Rajbari
- Bhawal National Park
- Sultanpur Dargapara Shahi Mosque
- Baliadi Jamider Bari
- Sreefoltoli Zamindar Bari
- Sheikh Mahmud Shah Mosque
- Shadi Masjid
- St Nicholas Tolentino Church
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Directions to Go
Gazipur district town is only 25km away from Dhaka and takes only one hour. Road and railways directly connect this area from Dhaka conveniently. Many buses run between these destinations daily. Shuttle trains are also available from Gazipur to Dhaka every day. The nearest airport is located in Dhaka.
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