Bangladesh Travel Guide
Sunset on the world's longest beach, at Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Author: Ziaul Hoque (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0)
Principal Cities of Bangladesh
Capital as well as biggest city in Bangladesh.
Second biggest city and the main seaport of the country.
Third biggest city and a major industrial and commercial hub.
Fourth biggest city, located in the northwest of the country, a major centre for silk and fruits such as mangoes.
City on the northeastern part of Bangladesh, currently one of the richest city in the country.
Old port on the north shore of the Bay of Bengal.
Centre of trade and commerce in northwestern Bangladesh.
Major Tourist Destinations in Bangladesh
- Char Atra
An island in the Ganges.
- Cox's Bazar
The main beach resort of Bangladesh.
A rural part of Bangladesh where you can visit different hill tribes.
- St. Martin's Island
The only coral island in Bangladesh, in the northeast part of the Bay of Bengal.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bangladesh
- Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat
City formerly called Khalifatabad, with numerous historical mosques.
- Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
The most important Buddhist ruins in Bangladesh.
- The Sundarbans
One of the biggest mangrove swamps in the world.