Tourist Attractions in Mymensingh

Mymensingh is one of the oldest districts of Bangladesh. It is one of the 21 old districts of the country before the 64 districts born in 1984. The district is under Mymensingh division.

The district is surrounded by India's Meghalaya state on the north, Netrokona and Kishoreganj district on the east, Gazipur on the south, and Tangail, Jamalpur, and Sherpur on the west. It is the fifth largest district of Bangladesh in size.

The center of education, literature, culture, and tradition of Bangladesh, the greater Mymensingh district was born on 1st May 1787. The present-day Mymensingh was born in 1984.

Mymensingh's former name was Nasirabad. In the name of a saint named Momen Shah during the Mughal period, the name of the region was named Momen Shah and later evaluated as Mymensingh. Brahmaputra River flows through the city of Mymensingh. Being fascinated by the beauty of this river, the famous artist of Bangladesh Zainul Abedin painted many pictures. Many of the structures here have antique style and architecture.

Mymensingh is a great place for tourism for both nature and archaeological interest. The river Brahmaputra is a stunning riverside location for watching the beauty of Bangladesh. The Garo hill on the north of the district is also one of the interesting places to visit. On the other hand, many palaces, castles, and museums of ancient times have made the heritage of the district richer.

The main attractions of this district are – Muktagachara Palace, Alexandra Castle, Shashi Lodge, Mymensingh Museum, Zainul Abedin Museum, old Brahmaputra River, Garo Hills, Silver Palace, Bipin Park, Ramgopalpur Palace, Mymensingh town hall, Durgabari, Gauripur palace, Tajpur fort, Crocodile farms and much more.

There are 17 tourist attractions found in Mymensingh. This is 35% of all tourist attractions listed in Mymensingh Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and landmarks. Then there is also nature attractions listed in Mymensingh. You may find a list of all categories of Mymensingh attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Mymensingh of that type.

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Directions to Go

The communication between Dhaka and Mymensingh is very convenient. The district is accessible by road and rail within 3-4 hours. Numerous bus services are operated daily from Dhaka to Mymensingh. Train services are also provided by Bangladesh Railway from several districts including Dhaka every day.

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