Tourist Attractions in Sylhet

There are 20 tourist attractions found in Sylhet. This is 30% of all tourist attractions listed in Sylhet Division. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are nature attractions and museums. Then there is also amusement parks listed in Sylhet. You may find a list of all categories of Sylhet attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Sylhet of that type.

Sylhet district is an administrative region in the northeast of Bangladesh. It is a district under Sylhet division as well as the divisional city. 

Sylhet is an old township located on the northeastern border of Bangladesh. Famous as the spiritual capital of the country, it is rich in forest, minerals and fisheries and natural beauty. The beautiful scenery of Jaintia Hills, the elegant beauty of Jaflong, and the rolling rocks of Bholaganj astounds the tourists.

After the Second World War, a large number of people of Sylhet have immigrated to different countries in the world. They send a lot of foreign currency and make a significant contribution to the country's economy. Sylhet has the best stones and sandstone of Bangladesh. The district has reserves of natural gas which meets the demand of the majority of the country. 

The role of this district in the war of liberation is immense. General M. A, G Osmani, Chief Commander of the freedom fighters is originated from this district.

Sylhet is one of the best tourist destinations in Bangladesh for long times. The wonderful tea gardens, shrines of several saints and breathtaking natural views have made this district an attractive tourist point. People of Bangladesh travel this region in their holidays and other occasions throughout the year.

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Directions to Go

The distance from the capital to Sylhet is about 247 km. Direct roads connect these two important cities as well as other the districts of northeastern Bangladesh. Direct train services are operated daily from Dhaka to Sylhet. The district is also accessible by air directly. It has an international airport which is one of the largest in Bangladesh. Several aviation companies operate their flights between Dhaka to Sylhet regularly.

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