Tourist Attractions in Pirojpur

Pirojpur is a land of natural beauty with green fields, sculpted rivers and canals, and paddy fields. Located in the northeast of the Sundarbans, Pirojpur is a district of South Bengal under Barisal division.

Pirojpur subdivision was established in 1859 in the British era. At that time the present Bagerhat district was in the Pirojpur subdivision. It has been upgraded to the district in 1984.

There are different opinions about the history of naming this district. According to some etymologists, it was named Firojpur, after a ruler of this region Firoz Shah, later it was converted to Pirojpur.

Pirojpur is not a highly industrialized district. Heavy industries are not developed here yet. A large part of the population is engaged in farming. The soil here is very fertile, and lots of crops are produced here. Crops include pulses, rice, banana, pepper, betel leaf, and vegetables.

Among the ancient monuments of Pirojpur, Royerkathi Zamindar House, Shapleza Kuthibari in Mathbaria, Central Pirojpur ancient mosque, and Mamin Mosque of Mathbaria are worth visiting. Besides, Hularhat River Port, Baleshwar Ghat Memorial Monument, DC Park of Pirojpur, and Kadamtala George High School are some of the tourist attractions in the district.

Rivers are a great place to explore Pirojpur. The main river here is Baleshwar. The township of Baleshwar river bank is Pirojpur, Matibhanga, and Kachua station in Bagerhat district. The river is still being used as one of the main waterways of this region.

There are also rivers like Damodar, Kacha, Evening, Kaliganga, Pona, Gabkhan, etc. These lowland rivers create a wonderful landscape throughout the region. It’s amazing to discover the area by boat through these rivers and canals.

There are 11 tourist attractions found in Pirojpur. This is 15% of all tourist attractions listed in Barisal Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are nature attractions and landmarks. Then there is also amusement parks listed in Pirojpur. You may find a list of all categories of Pirojpur attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Pirojpur of that type.

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Directions to Go

Several bus companies operate direct buses from Dhaka to Pirojpur daily. It takes about 7-8 hours. Launch services are also operated daily directly to Pirojpur from the capital. Waterways are the most popular transportation among the locals of this district. The nearest airport is in Barisal which is only 2 hours away from Pirojpur.

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