Find Tourist Places in Khulna Division
There are over 100 tourist attractions in Khulna Division. This is 15% of all tourist attractions listed in Bangladesh. Top districts in Khulna Division with popular tourist destinations are Khulna, Bagerhat, Kushtia, Chuadanga and Satkhira. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and nature attractions. Then there is also museums listed in Khulna Division. You may find a list of all categories of Khulna Division attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Khulna Division of that type.
Khulna is an administrative division of Bangladesh located in the southwestern part of the country. The divisional headquarter is based in Khulna city. Khulna is located on the banks of the river Rupsa and Bhairab in the southwestern Bangladesh. It is one of the oldest river ports in Bangladesh. The division is one of the most industrialized and commercial areas of Bangladesh. The port of Mongla is located in this division which is the second sea port of Bangladesh. The world's most famous coastal mangrove forest Sundarbans is situated in the southern part of this division.
Khulna is one the four oldest divisions of Bangladesh along with Dhaka, Chittagong, and Rajshahi. The division was formed in 1960. After the formation of Barisal division, the number of districts was reduced to 10 from 16 from the Khulna division.
There are many things to see in the districts of Khulna division. The division is famous for Sunderbans forest, sixty domed mosque, Mujibnagar, temples, and houses of many prominent people.
Tourist attractions of Khulna division:
Khulna division is most famous for Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest in the world. This division is called the entrance of the Sundarbans. The forest is spread over three districts of this division – Khulna, Bagerhat, and Satkhira.
Other notable attractions of this division are –
- Shat Gabud Mosque (Sixty-Dome Mosque) in Bagerhat, one of the oldest mosques in Bangladesh.
- Memorial of Michael Madhusudan Dutta in Jessore.
- Rabindranath Tagore's Kuthibari in Kushtia.
- Mujibnagar Memorial in Meherpur.
The districts of Khulna division are well connected by road with each other as well as with the capital. This region is also accessible by water transports via Khulna city. From 1912 the steamboats travel through the rivers in this region. The only airport in this division is located in Jessore.
Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Khulna Division
Visit the top tourist attractions in Khulna Division. Click on a tourist attraction bellow to find the detailed information.
- Sundarbans, Khulna
- Shaat Gombuj Mosque, Bagerhat
- Rabindranath Tagore's Shilaidaha Kuthibari, Kushtia
- Shahid Hadis Park, Khulna
- Khanjahan Ali Bridge, Khulna
- Khulna Museum, Khulna
- Ghora Dighi, Bagerhat
- Hiron Point, Khulna
- Lalon Academy and Shrine, Kushtia
- Gilatala Public Zoo, Khulna
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There are 10 districts in Khulna Division with tourist attractions. Browse through the districts in the following section to explore Khulna Division tourist attractions.