Landmarks in Bangladesh
Find the most popular landmarks in Bangladesh from all top destinations. There's around 1,000 landmarks in various districts of Bangladesh. The major regions in Bangladesh with top landmarks are Dhaka Division, Rangpur Division, Chittagong Division, Rajshahi Division and Khulna Division. And the major districts are Dhaka, Rangpur, Naogaon, Dinajpur and Narayanganj.
Bangladesh is a country of many colours. When visiting the country, make it a point to visit its ancient heritage and archaeological sites such as Mahasthangarh - which is an ancient urban settlement in the Bogra region. The Ahsan Manzil is a prominent landmark situated in Dhaka and is constructed in the Indo-Saracenic architectural style. Once the residence of the Nawabs, it is now a museum. The Somapura Mahavihara is considered one of the best Buddhist monasteries of the Indian subcontinent and is a significant archaeological site of the country. It is also recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is dated to the 8th century. The Vihara was built by the second Pala king Dharmapala of the Pala dynasty. The mosque city of Bagerhat is situated in the Bagherhat district and was originally known as Khalifatabad, being found in the 15th century. It is listed as one of the 15 lost cities of the world by Forbes and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site is home to the 60-pillar mosque, which has as many as 77 domes and 60 pillars.
Bangladesh Regions with Landmarks
The landmarks of Bangladesh are listed in the following 8 regions. Click on a region bellow to find landmarks of that specific region.
- Barisal Division
- Chittagong Division
- Dhaka Division
- Khulna Division
- Mymensingh Division
- Rajshahi Division
- Rangpur Division
- Sylhet Division
The following articles will provide you with interesting information, useful tips and insights about landmarks in Bangladesh.