Tourist Attractions in Habiganj
There are 14 tourist attractions found in Habiganj. This is 21% of all tourist attractions listed in Sylhet Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are nature attractions and landmarks. You may find a list of all categories of Habiganj attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Habiganj of that type.
Habiganj is an administrative district in the northeast of Bangladesh in Sylhet division. In 1984, it was turned into a district. Earlier it was a subdivision of Sylhet since 1874.
Habiganj is a historic township with the memories of the Saint Hazrat Nasiruddin, a follower of Sufi Saint Hazrat Shah Jalal. This region has been named after Habibullah of Sultanate dynasty. He established a Ganj (market) here and thus the area has been named Habib Ganj. Gradually the name turned into today’s Habiganj.
Habiganj is rich in mineral resources. A large amount of natural gas, oil and mineral sands are excavated from here. Three major gas fields of Bangladesh are located in this district – Bibiana, Rashidpur and Habiganj gas field. Mineral glass sand is available in some areas of this district. There is also a mineral oil field in Rashidpur gas field area which has an excavation capacity of 2500 barrels per day.
Various indigenous communities are residing here with their diverse culture. Different types of lifestyle, worship, customs, and tradition of these indigenous groups have made Habiganj district more famous.
Spectacular natural beauty with beautiful rivers and lakes, Habiganj is an attractive tourist destination of Bangladesh. The attractions include natural spots as well as important historical landmarks. Some of the major attractions of Habiganj are Komlaranir Dighi, Satchhari National Park, Baniachang Rajbari, Shreebari Tea Garden, Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary, Teliyapara Tea Garden, Bibiyana Gas Field, Shankar Pasha Shahi Mosque, Maharatna Zamindar House etc.
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Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Habiganj
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- Satchari National Park
- Rema Kalenga Reserved Forest
- Sankar Pasha Shahi Mosque
- Bibiyana Gas Field
- Komola Ranir Dighi
- Remaining of Baniachong Jomidar Bari
- Bithangal Akhra
- Baniachong Village (The Biggest Village in Asia)
- Baniachong Jomidar Bari Mosque
- Bawani Tea Estate
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Directions to Go
Habiganj is directly connected by road and rail from Dhaka and other districts of Sylhet division. Direct buses run daily for different districts including Dhaka. There are also regular trains available operated by Bangladesh Railway. The nearest airport is in Sylhet which is two and half hour drive away.
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