Tourist Attractions in Kishoreganj
Kishoregonj is a district under Dhaka division located in the central part of Bangladesh. The geographical area of this region is about 2,688 sq km. There are 13 sub-districts in this area. The district is bounded by Mymensingh, Netrokona, Narshingdi, Brahmanbaria, Sunamganj, and Habiganj.
This district has a prominent heritage in folk literature. The ancient tradition of folklore culture has brightened the character of this district.
Kishoregonj is full of diversified landscapes, greeneries, plains, rivers and other water bodies. The green beauty of Bangladesh can be found in Kishoregonj.
At the end of the eighteenth century, Kishoreganj area was popularly known as "Katakhali". It is assumed from the opinion of the local people that Kishoreganj was named after the landlord of this area Nanda Kishor Pramanik. The region has been born as an administrative unit in 1860 as a sub-district. It got the status of district in 1984.
Kishoreganj's prime heritage is Sholakia Eidgah, Asia's largest Muslim Eid festival prayer ground with an area of 6.61 acres. About two hundred thousand religious worshipers perform Eid prayer in this Eidgah.
There are several places related to tourism and heritage of this district. The rural areas of this region are also a beautiful places to visit. The main attractions of this area are:
Historical Jungle Bari: Isha Khan's second capital: The administrator of the Mughal emperor Isha Khan established his second capital in Jangalbari area. The ruins carry the sign of the medieval Muslim architecture. There is a mosque with three domes, Darbar house, and a trench has been found in this remnant that boast bright memories of the past.
Haor (back swamp) area: The scenes of Haor area of Itna, Mithamain and Ashtagram sub-districts, especially in the rainy season, are fascinating. These are also a great attraction for the tourists.
There are 14 tourist attractions found in Kishoreganj. This is 7% of all tourist attractions listed in Dhaka Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and nature attractions. You may find a list of all categories of Kishoreganj attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Kishoreganj of that type.
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Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Kishoreganj
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- 1 Jangalbari Fort
- 2 Dhillir Akhra
- 3 Sholakia Eidgah
- 4 Pagla Mosque
- 5 Sayed Nazrul Islam Bridge
- 6 Austagram Haor
- 7 Sheikh Mahmud Shah Mosque
- 8 Austagram Kutub Shahi Central Mosque
- 9 Chandrabati Mandir
- 10 Manob Babur Bari (Gangatia Zamindar Bari)
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Directions to Go
Kishoregonj can be reached from Dhaka by buses that run daily. Distance from Dhaka to Kishoregong is about 98 km. It takes around 3 hours from Dhaka to reach there. Direct trains are also operated daily between these cities.
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