Tourist Attractions in Joypurhat
There are 10 tourist attractions found in Joypurhat. This is 10% of all tourist attractions listed in Rajshahi Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and nature attractions. You may find a list of all categories of Joypurhat attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Joypurhat of that type.
Joypurhat district is located in Rajshahi division. The district has an area of 965.44 sq km. It is bound by Dinajpur district on the north, Naogaon and Bogra on the south, Gaibandha on the east and West Bengal state of India on the west.
Various indigenous communities live in this region such as Santal, Munda, Oraon, Kacharaj Banshi etc. There is no information about the history of Joypurhat till 16th and 17th centuries, but this region was under the rule of the Pal and Sen dynasties. In ancient times, the name of this area was Baghabarihat, and later this district was named Gopendranganjhat. Many say that in the name of King Jyapal of Pal Empire, this district was named Joypurhat.
The foundation stone of Joypurhat subdivision was laid on 1 January 1971. Later in 1984, it was upgraded to a district.
Joypurhat is a small district with exceptional natural beauty. Many artistic and historic places are spread all over the district. The green foliage spread over the horizon will attract any nature loving traveler.
In addition, Paharpur Buddhist Bihar is located in Badalgachhi of Naogaon district near Joypurhat and one of the land ports of Bangladesh, Hili is located in Hakimpur of Dinajpur district near Joypurhat district. Therefore, there is a tremendous potential for development of tourism industry in this district.
Places of interests in Joypurhat are Bell Amla Bar Shivalaya (Shiva Temple), Pagla Dewan killing ground, Patharghata Church, Lakma Rajbari, Bhimer Punti, Duyani Ghat, Gopinathpur Temple, Hinda-Kasba Shahi Mosque, Nimai Pir's Shrine, Asranga Dighi, Nandail Dighi, Children's Park, Bastabpuri, etc.
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Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Joypurhat
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- 1 Hinda - Kasba Shahi Mosque
- 2 Nandail Dighi
- 3 Lokma Jomidar Bari
- 4 Achranga Dighi
- 5 Gopinathpur Mandir
- 6 Patharghata Church
- 7 Baro Shibaloy Temple
- 8 Nimai Pir Shrine
- 9 Shishu Uddan
- 10 Pagla Dewan Mass Graveyard
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Directions to Go
Joypurhat is located 257 km north of Dhaka. It can be reached by bus or train that takes about 6-7 hours. The nearest airport is in Sayedpur which is about two and half hour drive away.
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