Tourist Attractions in Gazipur

Gazipur district is located in the central part of Bangladesh north of the capital Dhaka. This administrative unit is a district under the Dhaka division. It became an independent district in 1984, and before that, it was a sub-district of Dhaka.  

Surrounded by Dhaka, Mymensingh, Narshingdi, Narayanganj, Kishorganj, and Tangail, Gazipur district is full of incomprehensible possibilities in the development of Bangladesh.

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 them suitable for habitation. Later, his descendants ruled this area for a long time. People named this area Gazipur to show respect for their good governance. 

Gazipur has a heroic role in many movements of Bangladesh during the 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 headquarters of different national organizations and universities, and the country's only hi-tech park is located in this district.

Gazipur has many tourist attractions spotted throughout the district. Two major attractions are Bhawal National Park and Bangabandhu Safari Park.

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.

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.

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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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