Beautiful Bangladesh is full of natural beauty, a small country than others in South Asia. Beautiful Bangladesh with lots of gifted natural beauty is always centre of main attraction for tourists. Because of its natural beauty, there are many beautiful places to visit in Bangladesh. Where are you planning to visit in this new year 2018 inside Natural BD?
Beautiful Bangladesh: Top 20 Places to visit with Natural Beauty
Though there are a lot of beautiful places in Bangladesh, tourist sites are not overcrowded here. People of local areas especially outside of Dhaka city get curious when they see any tourist in their village or region. Local people always welcome foreign tourist from any country and try to help them at their best.
Because of having free from overcrowding in the tourist places you will enjoy the natural beauty much better than other countries inside Natural BD.
Before you visit Beautiful Bangladesh let us give you some information about popular places. Here we have summarized Top 20 places to visit out of many options.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Sundarban
Sundarban is the world’s largest mangrove forest. It is one of the beautiful natural wonders of the whole world and world heritage site recognized by UNESCO in 1997. The Sundarban is an extensive forest along with the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal in Bangladesh and India. It is related to Padma, Meghna and Brahmaputra river basins of Beautiful Bangladesh. The area of this forest extends across Khulna, Satkhira, and Bagerhat districts of Bangladesh.
Sundarban area also includes South 24 Parganas, North 24 Parganas districts of India. The area of this coastal mangrove forest is approximately 10,000 sq km long. Out of 10,000 sq km approximately Bangladesh got 6,000 sq km in the southern part of several districts and the rest approximately 4,000 sq km got by India.
Though Sundarbans is located in both Bangladesh and India but a large number of its forest is inside Beautiful Bangladesh. It is a safe and suitable environment for the Royal Bengal Tigers and many other wilds in the world.
If you are a Photographer and willing to capture some rare Birds of Bangladesh photos then you will love Sundarban.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Kuakata
Kuakata is situated in the southeastern part of Beautiful Bangladesh. It is located in Kalapara Upazila of Patuakhali District of Bangladesh and about 320 KM (200 mi) south of Dhaka city. It is popular with the tourist because of its panoramic white sandy sea beach. Kuakata is famous as the second tourist destination in Beautiful Bangladesh. The length of the white sandy beach is 18 kilometres long and also 3 kilometres wide.
The white sandy beach of kuakata has gentle slopes towards the Bay of Bengal which you will see when you will go there. This is another package of natural beauty. While staying or travelling in the Kuakata you could enjoy the view of both sunrise and sunset over the Bay of Bengal which you will not get in any other tourist spot in Beautiful Bangladesh.
Kuakata Tourist Spot
Most of the Hindu and Buddhist communities of Bangladesh live in Kuakata. Kuakata is known as Shagor Kannya or Daughter of Ocean by the local people. Kuakata is also famous as the harbour for migratory winter birds which come from different countries in the world. That’s why Kuakata is one of the best places which almost every tourist try to visit while travelling Beautiful Bangladesh.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Cox’s Bazar
Cox’s Bazar sea beach is the world’s largest sea beach and unbroken sandy beach. The length of this unbroken sandy beach is 125 km long. The beach has a gentle slope into the sea. Cox’s Bazar is located in the South Eastern part of Bangladesh along the Bay of Bengal. Not only for tourists but also for local people of Bangladesh Cox’s Bazar is most popular than other places of Bangladesh. The reason behind its popularity is the long natural sandy beach. The beach is the perfect place for relaxing when you get tired of responsibilities and city life or after a long trip. You can also visit the wholesale fish market here while visiting Cox’s Bazar.
There are many 3 star and 5 star hotels and resorts in the Cox’s Bazar which provide the exclusive beachside place for the tourist. Tourists who stay in other hotels can come to visit the Laboni beach which is closest to the Cox’s Bazar town.
Cox’s Bazar World’s Largest Sea Beach
There are many places in the Cox’s Bazar near the town which you can easily visit from town centre or your hotel. Some of these places are Himchari National Park, Ramu, Aggmeda Khyang, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park etc. Himchari is at the south part of the Cox’s Bazar city. In the Himchari you will see the natural lush tropical rainforest, plain grasslands. There are some natural waterfalls in the Himchari, one of these waterfalls flows down toward the sandy, sun-drenched beach.
The Aggmeda Khyang is a large Buddhist monastery in the Cox’s Bazar. This place is admired by around 400,000 Buddhist. All of them are from Cox’s Bazar and the Chittagong Hill Tracts. The first Safari Park in Bangladesh known as Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park is also in the Cox’s Bazar. The natural beauty of this safari park is tropical evergreen.
This safari park features valuable trees like Garjan, Boilam, Telsur and Chapalish. The Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park is a suitable area for the animals where the animals live in a natural and friendly environment. When you will go to visit the safari park you can easily see the animal where ever you are like on the bus, jeep or while walking on foot. That’s why Cox’s Bazar is considered as one of the best places to visit in Bangladesh which almost every tourist visit while travelling in Amazing Bangladesh.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Saint Martin Island
Saint Martin is the mind-blowing coral Island of the Bay of Bengal. If you are a beach lover then Saint Martin is one of the best places to visit in Bangladesh. Not only for tourists but also for local people of Bangladesh Cox’s Bazar is most popular than other places of beautiful Bangladesh.
The beach is the perfect place for relaxing when you get tired of responsibilities and city life or after a long trip. When the local people come back to home this coral island becomes quiet, so you can enjoy the natural beauty easily by staying here in the night.
There are some private resorts where you can stay for a few days and can relax when you will become tired of traveling to other places of Amazing Bangladesh.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Rangamati
Rangamati is one of the best hilly places to visit in Beautiful Bangladesh. Rangamati resides in the district of Chittagong Hill Tracts area. You can do tracking in the hills and enjoy the natural beauty. It is the home of tribal groups.
There are some handicraft markets where you can visit and can buy some handmade fabrics. The tribal groups made fine quality products or fabrics. In the Rangamati there is a Buddhist monastery ‘Rajban Bihar’, you can also visit the place.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Kaptai Lake
The reason behind the travailing to Rangamati is to see the Kaptai Lake. Though Kaptai Lake is a manmade lake you will be surprised seeing the natural beauty of the place. This lake is surrounded by beautiful hills and full of blue water.
When you will climb up on the pick of the hill then you will be like ‘WOW’ by seeing the natural beauty around the place. You can enjoy boat riding on the Kaptai Lake as long as you want to ride. Kaptai Lake comes as number six on our list on the basis of its natural beauty.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Sylhet- Jaflong
Sylhet is situated in the northwestern part of beautiful Bangladesh. It is on the best naturally beautiful places to visit in Bangladesh. There are too many wonderful places to visit in the Sylhet district. First of all, you can visit Jaflong. Jaflong is the stone collecting area. You will enjoy the natural beauty of Jaflong because of the combination of Surma River and large hills of the Meghalaya state of India. Sylhet is close to the Meghalaya state of India.
You will meet different types of tribal people in the Jaflong area with natural beauty. You can also visit the Green water canal called Lalakhal, Ratargul swam forest and wonderful tea gardens here. In the Sylhet, you will also meet the Khasia Tribal people. They grow betel leaves in hilly areas or forest. Sylhet comes in the number seven on our list of beautiful places to visit in Bangladesh on the basis of natural beauty.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Bagerhat- Sixty Dome Mosque
Bagerhat is in the Khulna district, founded in the 15th century. Bagerhat founded by a Turkish general. In Bagerhat there are a lot of amazing historic mosques. Among all the beautiful mosques the Sixty Dome Mosque is most attractive. Not only the sixty dome mosque but also the whole is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In Bangladesh, it is the largest in Bagerhat from the Sultanate period. The architectural style of the sixty dome mosque is Tughlaq dynasty. The architect of this beautiful mosque is Khan Jahan Ali. The sixty dome mosque has been described as “the most splendid Muslim monuments in the Indian subcontinent at that time”. In Bagerhat there are more than fifty Islamic monuments that you can visit. Bagerhat comes in the number eight on our list of best tourist places in Bangladesh on the basis of the architectural beauty of the Islamic monuments of this district.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Sylhet- Srimangal
Srimangal is in the northwestern part of Bangladesh. It is the number one tea capital in the country. Anywhere in that region, you will go, just find the lush tea gardens. When you will go to visit the tea gardens you may not find anyone else without you so you can enjoy the beauty in your own way.
Not only the tea gardens but also the whole Srimangal is really a nice and calm place. You can also ride Cycle through the trails inside the tea gardens of Srimangal. You will never get this experience in any other place in Bangladesh.
In Srimangal you can also visit the Lawachhara National Park and Hamham waterfall. Hamham waterfall is another natural beauty of Bangladesh. Sylhet comes in the number nine on our list of best tourist places in Bangladesh on the basis of its natural beauty.
For your safety and luxurious stay, Srimangal offers you world-class five-star Hotel at your reach. it is Grand Sultan Tea Resort and Hotel inside Srimangal. You can easily enjoy the wonderful view of Tea garden right from your hotel room.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Paharpur Somapura Mahabhihara
Paharpur a tiny little place is in the northwestern part of Beautiful Bangladesh. The most splendid archaeological site named Somapura Mahabhihara is located at Paharpur.
The Paharpur Somapura Mahabhihara is also a world heritage site recognized by UNESCO. In the 8th century, Paharpur considered as the second Buddist Monastery of Himalaya in that time. In the Pharpur you will see the combination of Buddhist temple and monastery.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Sajek Valley
Sajek Valley is in the Sajek union of Baghaichhari Upazila in Rangamati district. Sajek Valley is one of the emerging places to visit in Beautiful Bangladesh as a tourist. It is located in the hills of Kasalong. The name of this place came from the name of Sajek River.
The Sajek River is located in the mid of both Bangladesh and India. The Sajek Valley is approximately 2000 feet above from the sea level that’s why this place is too attractive to the tourist. You can see the seashore from 2000 feet above. It is also popular as the Queen of hills and roof of Rangamati so you can enjoy the beauty of all the hills of Rangamati district.
The Sajek Valley is like a complete package of natural beauty including mountains, dense forest, and hilly tracks. Here you will meet with Chakma, Marma, Tripura, Lusai etc. as local people. Sajek Valley comes in the number eleven on our list of beautiful tourist places to visit in Bangladesh on the basis of its natural beauty.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inani Beach
Inani Beach is located in the Ukhia Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district of beautiful Bangladesh. This sea beach is 18 kilometres long. This long sea beach is featured with a lot of coral stones.
The coral stones of this beach are too sharp so being careful while walking on the beach because you may get injured. You will see black and green coral stones on the beach. The stones are found on the beach in summer or rainy seasons. Inani Beach comes in the number twelve on our list of beautiful tourist places to visit in Bangladesh because of its natural beauty and beach with coral stones.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Lalbagh Fort
The Lalbagh Fort is situated in front of the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka district. It is a 17th-century fort with art and antiques. The fort includes 1600s fort complex with three buildings. These three building includes one mosque, the tomb of Bibi Pari and the Diwan-i-Aam.
There is a beautiful mosque which contains paintings, antiques and historical weapons used by the rules of that time. The construction work of Lalbagh Fort was started in 1678 AD. It was made by the Mughal Subahdar Muhammad Azam Shah. He was the son of Emperor Aurangzeb.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Ahsan Manzil
Ahsan Manzil is at Kumartoli, Dhaka. Kumartoli is located along the banks of the Buriganga River in Dhaka city. The Ahsan Manzil constructed as the official presidential palace of the Nawab of Dhaka city. The construction work of Ahsan Manzil started in 1859. It took approximately 13 years to complete the construction work of the Ahsan Manzil and completed in 1872. This building was constructed by following the Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture.
The palace divided into two parts, one is the eastern side and another one is the western side. The building construction on the eastern side along with the dome is Rangmahal. The western side of the building including the living rooms is Andarmahal. While visiting here you will see a high octagonal dome which is in the central room of the palace.
On the east side of the building, you will see a large drawing room, one card room for playing cards, one library room with book self, one stateroom & two guest rooms to welcome guests and their sitting arrangement. When you will visit on the western side of the palace you will see a ballroom, Hindustani room and also some residential rooms for guests and family members.
When you will visit the drawing room and the Jalsaghar you will see a vault artificial ceiling made of wood. The artificial ceiling decorated in the drawing room and Jalsaghar is very beautiful and eye catchy. On the western part of the building, you will see an impressive dining hall and some smaller rooms made for the workers or other members.
High quality and eye catchy white, green and yellow colour ceramic tiles for decorating the floors of the dining and Darbar Halls of the palace. There is a renowned storeroom in the western half of the ground floor of the palace. In that storeroom, the valuable things used by the Nawabs are there.
There are five rooms in the western half of the ground floor, a Darbar or assembly hall and a chest room also detected with these five rooms on the ground floor. It is one of the most attractive and well made architectural monuments and tourist site of Beautiful Bangladesh. After the liberation war in 1971, this building has been designated as a national museum of Bangladesh. That’s why we have listed the Ahsan Manzil as one of the best places to visit in Bangladesh.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Puthia (Village in Rajshahi)
Want to visit a place full of beautiful Hindu Temples? In the Rajshahi district, there is a small village in Puthia which is full of historical Hindu temples. The design of the temples of Puthia is very unique than other temples of Bangladesh. You will see some temples ornamented with terracotta plaques in the Puthia.
As a tourist, you should not miss this place to visit. It is one of the beautiful places to visit in Bangladesh. Puthia comes in the number fifteen on our list of beautiful tourist places to visit in Bangladesh because of the beauty of Hindu temples located in this village.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Sonargaon Panam City
In the Medieval period, the Sonargaon city was considered as the capital of Bengal. You can easily spend a day in Sonargaon by enjoying the architectural buildings made by the architect of that time. There are still a lot of places to visit in the Sonargaon. One of the most attractive places to visit in Sonargaon is Panam Nagar. Abandoned merchant city of Sonargaon is its another name.
The Panam Nagar city built by the rich Hindu Merchants in the colonial period. When you will go to the Sonargaon don’t forget to visit the Goaldi Mosque. The Goaldi Mosque established in the first of 15th century. You can also visit folk arts and crafts museum located in the Sonargaong city.
Sonargaon comes in the number sixteen in the list of Bangladesh tourist places to visit because of its architectural beauty and historical background.
Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Bandarban
You can explore Bandarbans to search tribal people with natural beauty inside Bangladesh. Inside Bandarban, you will find amazing Sangu River. Where you can find pure tranquillity with amazing nature.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Potenga Beach
Truly amazing beach to visit with not overcrowded tourist place. You can find second sea beach inside Beautiful Bangladesh there. As time passes more and more beautiful and luxurious Motel and Hotels are rising to make a comfortable stay of Tourists.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Moynamoti
Old heritage searchers will definitely love Moynamoti inside Comilla District.
You can find a wonderful architectural structure with a wide view of old sculptures.
- Beautiful Bangladesh: Inside Monpura Dip
If you are looking for an island with potential and natural scenery then count on Monpura Dip. Monpura Dip is located in the southern part of Beautiful Bangladesh within Noakhali District. The total area of Monpura dip is about 373 square Km.
It is a small island of natural beauty and obviously a quiet place to spend your holidays with a lovely nature.
It is worth describing the natural beauty of amazing Bangladesh. We tried to let you know about the most beautiful travel places to visit in Bangladesh by mentioning their natural beauty and architectural history. The tourist places incorporate historical landmarks, resorts, shorelines, outing spots, forests, Hilly areas and ancestral peoples.
Now get ready to travel in Bangladesh and visit the most amazing places and meet with the peoples of a different culture, different religion and different nature. Welcome to the land of Amazing Bangladesh and visit amazing places before you get old.
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