Tourist Attractions in Jessore

Jessore is located on the southwestern border of Bangladesh under Khulna division. India's West Bengal state is situated on the west of Jessore. It is bounded by Jhenaidah, Magura, Satkhira, Khulna and Narail district. 

Based on the establishment date, Jessore is the oldest district in Bangladesh. Created about 200 years ago in 1786, this district is one of the most notable districts of the country for its history, culture, and economy.

In 1863 Satkhira of Jessore was added to Chabbish Pargana district. Twenty years later, in 1881, Khulna sub-district was upgraded to the district by breaking Jessore again.

From 1876 to 1984 Jessore went several reconstruction and reformation processes. In 1984, the Government of Bangladesh reorganized the district for administrative development. As a result, four subdivisions of the district have been transformed into four distinct districts. Those are Narail, Magura, Jhenaidah, and Jessore.

This district is full of liveliness. It is an ideal place to travel around. Jessore District is not like other tourist spots in Bangladesh. In this district the visitors can see the reflection of vibrant and energetic Bangladesh. 

Apart from the dynamic environment, there are some other attractions in Jessore. There are some establishments found in the colonial era, in which the massive courthouse building is notable. Besides, there are several picnic spot and entertainment centers located in this district.

The major attractions of this district are: 

Haji Muhammad Muhsin Imambara: Murali Imambara, about 300 years old, is located in Ramnagar union. It was built by Haji Muhammad Muhsin.

Memorial of Michael Madhusudan Dutta: Michael Madhusudan Dutta was a famous poet of Bangladesh. He is the first creator of the sonnet in Bengali poetry. There is also a museum located inside the memorial complex.

Other places of interest of this district are Jessore Institute Public Library, Floral market in Gadkhali, Tapas's Cottage (currently customs office), Benapole land port, Sridharpur palace, Bir Shreshtha (martyr) Lance Nayek Noor Mohammad Sheikh's grave, Collectorate Park, Binodaya park, Jessore Boat Club, Jess Garden Park.

There are 17 tourist attractions found in Jessore. This is 13% of all tourist attractions listed in Khulna Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and nature attractions. Then there is also museums listed in Jessore. You may find a list of all categories of Jessore attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Jessore of that type.

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Directions to Go

Jessore is directly connected by road, rail, and air from Dhaka. The distance between these cities is about 164km. It takes about six and half hours by road to reach Jessore from Dhaka. Daily train services are operated from Jessore by Bangladesh Railway to Dhaka and other cities of Bangladesh. Air travel duration is about 40 minutes from Dhaka.

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