Tourist Attractions in Panchagarh

Panchagarh is located on the extreme north of Bangladesh. It is a district in Rangpur division with an area of 1,404.63 sq km. The district is surrounded by 288 km of Indian border on three sides.

Geographic Location: West Bengal of India on the north, Thakurgaon and Dinajpur districts on the south, Nilphamari district on the east and West Bengal of India on the west. Tetulia is the northern most point of Bangladesh which is located in this district. 

During the British rule, Panchagarh was a police station under Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal. Then in 1947 after the partition of the country, it was under Dinajpur district. In 1980 Panchagarh subdivision was formed. On 1 February 1984 Panchagarh was declared as a district. There are five sub-districts in Panchagarh district now. 

According to historians, this area was an ancient region called 'Panchanagari' under the Pundunagar kingdom. Over the course of time, Panchanagari has been renamed as 'Panchagarh'.

Besides glorious history and tradition, Panchagarh has a diverse culture of the local and the tribal groups. Panchagarh has a glorious past, unique culture and breath-taking natural beauty.

There are many factories located in this district such as sugar mills, jute mills, oil grains, rice mills. The beautiful plain land tea garden, diverse culture of the indigenous people, and the presence of various ancient mosques, temples, and other establishments attract tourists to visit this district.

This district has all the characteristics that a tourist destination should have. Therefore many travelers visit this region to enjoy its natural beauty as well as to know the ancient history of this area.

Notable sights of Panchagarh are as follows: 

Bheetargarh, Maharaja's Pond, Badeshwari Mahapith Temple, Mirzapur Shahi Mosque, Bar Auliya Tomb, Golakdham Temple, Tentulia Bungalow, Banglabandha Zero Point and Banglabandha land port, tea garden in flat land, Rock's Museum.

There are 11 tourist attractions found in Panchagarh. This is 11% of all tourist attractions listed in Rangpur Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and nature attractions. Then there is also museums listed in Panchagarh. You may find a list of all categories of Panchagarh attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Panchagarh of that type.

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Directions to Go

Panchagarh is located 410 km north of Dhaka. The road travel duration between these destinations is 9-10 hours. The nearest airport is in Saidpur which takes about 2-3 hours to reach from Panchagarh. 

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