Tourist Attractions in Natore

Natore district is an administrative area of Rajshahi division of northwestern Bangladesh. The district is bounded by Naogaon, Bogra, Pabna, Sirajganj and Rajshahi.

Until 1821, Natore was the administrative office of Rajshahi district. The subdivision of Natore was established in 1845, and the Natore Municipality was established in 1869. In 1984, it got the status of a full District.

Since ancient times, this district has become a unique part of Bengal in art, culture, and civilization.

From the Mughal rule, Natore became one of the main centers of Bengal's power. Under the direct supervision of Subedar Murshid Quli Khan (1701-1772 AD), Varendri Brahman Raghu Nandan established the Natore estate in the name of his younger brother Ramjivan. Raja Ramjivan Roy is the founder of the Natore dynasty.

The Kings of Natore used to manage this vast estate in its administrative management. During Nawabi rule, they had the power to prosecute their own civil and criminal cases. They had their police force and prisons to maintain law and order. In 1873, the British government took over the police force and prison from the landlord of Natore. The first jail in Bengal operated by the English was established in Natore.

The major tourist attractions of this district are:

Dighapatia Rajbari or Uttara Ganobhaban: It is about 2.5 km away from Natore city. It was the residence of the Dighapatia King. It is currently being used as the Government House of North Bengal which is known as Uttara Ganobhaban.

Natore Palace: It is located in Natore Sadar sub-district which is a memorial of the Natore dynasty. The palace is also known as Pagla Rajar Palace, which was used as the residence of the king and his family. 

Other attractions: Youth Park, Chalan Beel, Bagatipara's Dayarampur Palace, Museum of Chalanbil, Shahid Sagar (Gopalpur), Budhpara Kali temple.

There are 13 tourist attractions found in Natore. This is 13% of all tourist attractions listed in Rajshahi Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and nature attractions. Then there is also museums listed in Natore. You may find a list of all categories of Natore attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Natore of that type.

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Directions to Go

Natore can be reached directly by road from Dhaka. The distance is 202 km and takes about 5 hours. The nearest airport is in Rajshahi which is about 50 km away from Natore.

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