Find Tourist Places in Mymensingh Division
There are 48 tourist attractions in Mymensingh Division. This is 5% of all tourist attractions listed in Bangladesh. Top districts in Mymensingh Division with popular tourist destinations are Mymensingh, Netrakona, Sherpur and Jamalpur. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and landmarks. Then there is also nature attractions listed in Mymensingh Division. You may find a list of all categories of Mymensingh Division attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Mymensingh Division of that type.
Mymensingh is so far the newest division among the eight administrative divisions of Bangladesh. From the establishment of Dhaka division in 1829 until 13 September 2015, the greater Mymensingh region was part of Dhaka division.
The greater Mymensingh region (Mymensingh district with the other six neighboring districts) was formed in 1787 by the British government as Mymensingh district. Later, it was reorganized by dividing into six districts. Finally, on 14 September 2015, Mymensingh division was formed with four districts. The districts of this division are Jamalpur, Sherpur, Mymensingh, and Netrokona.
Mymensingh district was the largest district of Bangladesh since 1970 till 1984. Mymensingh city, on the other hand, is one of the oldest cities in Bangladesh. The name of the city is also found in many ancient books of Bengali literature. The main part of Mymensingh's heritage is the Mymensingh Geetika which has been published as the compilation of ancient folk songs.
The division has a mix of tourist attractions consisting of ancient sites and natural beauty. It has spectacular landscapes in the border districts. On the other hand, it has several historic sites and heritage buildings. Both of these attractions appeal tourists to visit this region throughout the year.
Sherpur and Netrokona have the most fabulous natural beauty, and Mymensingh and Jamalpur have several historic sites and monuments.
Major tourist attractions of Mymensingh division are –
- Mymensingh: Muktagachara Palace, Alexandra Castle, Shashi Lodge.
- Jamalpur: Tomb of Hazrat Shah Jamal (R), Lauchapara picnic spot, Narapara fort.
- Netrokona: Durgapur China clay hill, Someswari River.
- Sherpur: Ghazni Holiday Center, Madhutila Eco-Park
All the districts of this division have a direct connection with Dhaka by road. Buses run daily from Dhaka to Mymensingh region every hour. Direct train services are also available among these districts except Sherpur. Dhaka airport is the nearest airport of this division.
Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Mymensingh Division
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- Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Sangrahashala, Mymensingh
- Mymensingh Museum, Mymensingh
- Bijoypur China Matir Pahar, Netrakona
- Hasan Monzil, Mymensingh
- Madhutila Eco Park, Sherpur
- Shrine of Hazrat Shah Jamal (Rh), Jamalpur
- China Matir Lake, Netrakona
- Ghazni Leisure Center, Sherpur
- Malancha Mosque, Jamalpur
- Soshi Lodge, Mymensingh
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