Tourist Attractions in Sherpur

Sherpur is a district under Mymensingh division of Bangladesh. It is surrounded by Meghalaya of India on the north, Jamalpur on the south and west, and Mymensingh on the east. 

From 1829 to 2015, it belonged to Dhaka Division. It was a subdivision of Jamalpur district until 1984 and was upgraded to the district on 22 February 1984.

Sherpur region was under the kingdom of Kamrupa in ancient times. During the reign of Mughal Emperor Akbar, this area was known as 'Dashkahniya Baju.' At the beginning of the seventeenth century, Gazi of Bhawal occupied Dashkahniya areas from the descendants of Isa Khan. It was later named Sherpur after the name of Sher Ali Ghazi, the last landlord of the Gazi dynasty.

Sherpur District is rich in various natural resources. It is one of the potential districts of Bangladesh, based on natural beauty, agricultural production, cheap labor, geographical location and mineral resources.

Ther are many places of interest in this district including archaeological sites and natural landscapes. The following are the most visited places of Sherpur:

Ghazni Holiday Center: This place has a stunning natural beauty. It is an excursion center on the foothill of Garo hill. Every year, thousands of nature-loving people come here from different pplaces of Bangladesh to enjoy this heaven of nature.

Madhutila Eco-Park: The location of Madhutila Eco-Park is in the PoraGaon union of Nalitabari sub-district. Madhutila is a border sub-district in Sherpur, is presented with natural beauty with small hills and forest. 

Other attraction of Sherpur: Sher Ali Ghazi's Shrine, Jarip Shah's Shrine, the Shrine of Shah Kamal (1644 AD), Baro Duari Mosque (twelve door mosque), Ghagra Laskar Khan Mosque, Mysaheba Jame Mosque, Nalitabari Rubber Dam, Garjaripa Fort (1486-91 AD).

There are 11 tourist attractions found in Sherpur. This is 22% of all tourist attractions listed in Mymensingh Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and nature attractions. You may find a list of all categories of Sherpur attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Sherpur of that type.

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Directions to Go

Sherpur is located about 198 kilometers (123.03 miles) north of the country's capital Dhaka. It takes about four and half hours by bus/car to reach Sherpur from Dhaka. There is no direct rail connection to Sherpur, but it can be reached by train via Jamalpur which is 2-hour drive away.

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