Tourist Attractions in Sirajganj
There are 11 tourist attractions found in Sirajganj. This is 11% 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 Sirajganj. You may find a list of all categories of Sirajganj attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Sirajganj of that type.
Sirajganj is a district in the northwestern part of Bangladesh in Rajshahi division. Pabna is located on the south of Sirajganj district, Bogra on the north, Tangail and Jamalpur on the east, Pabna, Natore and Bogra districts on the west.
Sirajuddin Chowdhury was a landlord in Belkuchi subdistrict in Sirajganj region. He established a 'Ganj' (Market) in his place. The district is probably named Siraj Ganj (Market of Siraj) after him and his 'Ganj'.
In 1845, two sub-divisions called Jamalpur and Sirajganj were formed under the greater Momen Shahi district. Due to the long-standing demand of Sirajganj people, this sub-district was included in Pabna district. In 1875, Raiganj sub-district was included in Sirajganj subdivision in order to spread the administrative area of Sirajganj.
Sirajganj was a subdivision of Pabna during Pakistan era. It was upgraded to a district on April 1, 1984. The district is now divided into nine sub-districts. These are Belkuchi, Kamarkand, Chauhali, Kazipur, Raiganj, Shahjadpur, Sirajganj Sadar, Tarash, and Ullapara.
Sirajganj has several archaeological as well as modern attractions that are great places for tourism. The beautiful Bangabandhu Bridge (Jamuna Bridge) and the Sirajganj dam have given Sirajganj the reputation of the tourism-rich district. Besides, Ravindra House, Milk Vita, Eco Park on the west side of the Jamuna bridge, Baghabari barge mounted power plant, Baghabari river ports and many other famous architectural landmarks has made this district an attractive place for the tourists.
Jamuna Bridge is the most visited attraction of Sirajganj district. It is the longest bridge in Bangladesh and South Asia and the 12th longest in the world. It was inaugurated in June 1998. The bridge was named after the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The bridge has formed a connection between the eastern and western regions of Bangladesh. The people of Bangladesh are benefiting in different ways from it, and it is making a significant contribution to inter-regional trade and socioeconomic development of the country. The length of the bridge is 4.80 kilometers, and the width is 18.5 meters.
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- Bangabandhu Bridge
- Bangabandhu Jamuna Eco Park
- Rabindranath Tagore's Kacharibari
- Tomb of Hazrat Makhdum Shah Doula
- Nabaratna Temple
- Elliot Bridge
- Joysagar Dighi
- House of Syed Ismail Hossain Siraji
- Vola Dewaner Mazar
- Jamuna Heart Point
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