Tourist Attractions in Sunamganj
There are 17 tourist attractions found in Sunamganj. This is 26% of all tourist attractions listed in Sylhet Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are nature attractions and landmarks. Then there is also museums listed in Sunamganj. You may find a list of all categories of Sunamganj attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Sunamganj of that type.
Located in the foothills of Khasia Jainta Mountain, Sunamganj is a border district located in the northeastern region of Bangladesh within Sylhet division.
It is known that Sunamganj was named after the name of 'Sunamuddin', a Mughal commander. He was given some land of this area as an award for his heroic achievement in a war. He established a market in this region and gradually the area got the name Sunamganj (market of Sunam).
Sunamganj subdivision was established in 1877 under Sylhet district. In 1984 it was transformed into a district.
Sunamganj is a marvel of natural beauty with hills, rivers, wetlands, trees, and biodiversity. The presence of different tribal groups like Khasias made this region a unique district in the cultural heritage of Bangladesh. In addition to its folklore and poetry, this region has different languages and customs practice.
Various festivals are celebrated as a part of the cultural activities of this region. There are many monuments, old palaces as well as vast swamps and rivers with exceptional natural beauty in this district. All these are great attractions for the tourists.
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Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Sunamganj
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- 1 Tanguar Haor
- 2 Hason Raja Museum
- 3 Pailgaon Zamindar Bari
- 4 Kandar Haor
- 5 Pagla Masjid
- 6 Gourarang Zamindar Bari
- 7 Dolura Shahid Smriti Soudha
- 8 Sukhair Zamindar Bari
- 9 Limestone Lake of Tekerghat
- 10 House of Baul Musician Shah Abdul Karim
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Directions to Go
Sunamganj is directly connected by road and rail from Dhaka. The distance between these destinations is 269 km. Daily train services are found from this district to Dhaka and other districts in Sylhet division. Another way to reach Sunamganj is by air via Sylhet. Direct flights from Dhaka to Sylhet are available. From Sylhet, Sunamganj is only 72 km away.
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