Tourist Attractions in Munshiganj

Munshiganj is a district located in central Bangladesh under Dhaka division. The neighboring districts of this region are Dhaka, Comilla and Shariatpur.   

Munshiganj is a district of history and heritage. It is rich in all the branches of music, drama, dance, literature, and culture. The people of Munshiganj have a remarkable contribution to the great liberation war of Bangladesh. It plays a major role in the national economy of Bangladesh.

Munshiganj was a part of Bikrampur, the glorious place of ancient Bengal. Its old name was Idrakpur. It is said that during the Mughal regime, there was a person named Munshi Haider Hussein who was appointed as a commander by the Mughal rulers. The name of Idrakpur was changed after the highly respected and philanthropist Munshi Haider Hussein. In 1945, it was upgraded to a subdivision of British India for administrative convenience. On 1 March 1984, Munshiganj was transformed into a district.

As an ancient city of Bangladesh, Munshiganj has many historical sites. These are great places for the tourists. Two most interesting places of this district are Idrakpur Fort and Baba Adam's Mosque and Tomb. There are some other places of interest in Munshiganj such as the residence of the famous scientist Sir Jagadish Chandra Basu in Sreenagar, the house of renowned scholar Atish Dipankar in Bajrajogini. The bank of river Padma is also a fantastic place for the nature lover which is located in this district.

There are 10 tourist attractions found in Munshiganj. This is 5% of all tourist attractions listed in Dhaka Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and nature attractions. Then there is also museums listed in Munshiganj. You may find a list of all categories of Munshiganj attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Munshiganj of that type.

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Directions to Go

The district is only 55 km away for Dhaka and takes about 2 hours by road. It can also be reached by river from the central water terminal of Dhaka. There is no train service. Location of the nearest airport is in Dhaka.

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