Find Tourist Places in Rajshahi Division
There are around 100 tourist attractions in Rajshahi Division. This is 11% of all tourist attractions listed in Bangladesh. Top districts in Rajshahi Division with popular tourist destinations are Rajshahi, Naogaon, Bogra, Chapainawabganj and Natore. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and museums. Then there is also nature attractions listed in Rajshahi Division. You may find a list of all categories of Rajshahi Division attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Rajshahi Division of that type.
Rajshahi is an administrative division in the northern part of Bangladesh. The division consists of eight districts, 66 sub-districts, 59 municipalities and 564 unions.
The administrative unit of Rajshahi division was formed in 1829 AD. Then the divisional headquarter was in Murshidabad. The then Rajshahi division consisted of eight districts – Murshidabad, Malda, Jalpaiguri, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Bogra, Pabna, and Rajshahi. After a few years, the divisional headquarter was shifted to present Rajshahi. Later, in 1888 divisional headquarter was shifted to Jalpaiguri. After the partition of India, the divisional headquarter was shifted to Rajshahi again.
On 9 March 2010, Rangpur Division was formed by separating eight districts from Rajshahi, and thus the current Rajshahi division got the new form.
Rajshahi is known for its fruits, especially mango and lychee. Apart from this, many types of crops and vegetables are grown in Rajshahi, among which are potatoes, carrots, onions, corn, rice, and wheat are notable. Joypurhat district of this division is known as the food preservation area in Bangladesh.
Rajshahi is one of the most visited tourist areas of Bangladesh. There are many sights in this division that attract many tourists throughout the year.
Sonamasjid of Chapainawabganj, Buddhist Bihar and Kusumba Mosque of Naogaon, the palace of Puthia in Rajshahi, Uttara Ganobhaban of Natore, Mahasthangarh of Bogra and many other historical sites carry various traditions of this division.
Other than the ancient sites, this division boasts the largest market of seasonal mangos and lychees in different districts which have become a great point of interest nowadays. Many tourists visit this region in summer (April-June) to see the market and the trading of these seasonal fruits.
The division has direct connections by road, rail, and air with the capital Dhaka. Many buses run through the districts of this division that inter connect the whole region as well as the capital. Bangladesh railway operates several train services among the districts of this division. Trains are also operated to and from Dhaka. Shah Mokhdum airport in Rajshahi city is the only airport in this region. All the districts can be reached from Dhaka by air through this airport.
Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Rajshahi Division
Visit the top tourist attractions in Rajshahi Division. Click on a tourist attraction bellow to find the detailed information.
- Sompur Mahavihara, Naogaon
- Varendra Research Museum, Rajshahi
- Puthia Rajbari Complex, Rajshahi
- Mahasthangarh , Bogra
- Bagha Shahi Masjid, Rajshahi
- Lakshindar Behular Basar Ghar, Bogra
- Choto Sona Mosque, Chapainawabganj
- Kusumba Mosque, Naogaon
- Natore Royal Palace, Natore
- Bangabandhu Bridge, Sirajganj
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There are 8 districts in Rajshahi Division with tourist attractions. Browse through the districts in the following section to explore Rajshahi Division tourist attractions.