Barishal

Jakob Tower, the tallest watch tower in the subcontinent

Jakob Tower, the tallest watch tower in the subcontinent

Jacob Tower is the tallest watchtower in the subcontinent for tourists, located in the town of Char Fashion in Bhola district. Much like the Eiffel Tower, the 16-story tower is 225 feet high. Up to 500 visitors can climb the Jakob Tower together and enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Haringhata Forest Trail, Pathorghata, Barguna

Haringhata Deer Forest

Haringhata forest is mainly famous for its spotted deer. The sight of flocks of deer wandering in the secluded forest attracts more tourists. However, in addition to ‘Harin’, there are many other animals in Haringhata. There are 20 species of wildlife including wild chickens, monkeys, pigs, monitor lizards, red crabs and various species of reptiles. There are also 70 species of birds.

floating guava market Jhalokati

Floating Guava Market, Jhalokati

Guava orchards cover a wide area of Jhalokati, Barisal and Pirojpur districts. So, many markets have sprung up to sell guavas. The strange thing is, those markets are floating in the water. Among them, Bhimruli is the largest floating guava market, built at the mouth of three canals, 15 km from the district town of Jhalokati.

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