List of Places to Visit in Rajshahi Division
Rajshahi Division is an administrative area in the northwest of Bangladesh. Rajshahi division consists of eight districts: Bogura, Chapainawabganj, Joypurhat, Naogaon, Natore, Pabna, Rajshahi and Sirajgonj. Of these, Rajshahi, Bogura, Pabna and Sirajganj are the four major trading centers and major cities of Rajshahi Division. Natore, Naogaon, Chapainawabganj, Joypurhat are the main agricultural areas. Rajshahi is the capital of this division.
There are many archeological and natural tourist places in each district of Rajshahi Division. Here we present a list of places to visit in Rajshahi division with pictures and brief description.
Bagha Mosque, Rajshahi
The historic Bagha Mosque is located in Bagha Upazila of Rajshahi. Sultan Nasir Uddin Nusrat Shah founded the mosque in 1523 on 256 Bigha of land. The walls, made of lime & brick-dust, are 8 feet thick. The mosque has Persian inscriptions & numerous terracotta crafts.
Patharghata Ruins, Joypurhat
Patharghata is an ancient city and one of the most important archeological sites, covering 9 square km, on the bank of river Tulsiganga, in Joypurhat district. Traces of the ruins of this ancient city are found on both banks of the Tulsiganga River.
Chatmohar Shahi Mosque, Pabna
Chatmohar Shahi Mosque is an ancient mosque & archeological site located in the center of Chatmohar upazila of Pabna. In 1581, Masum Khan, a commander of the Emperor Akbar, built the mosque. Influence of ancient Persian archaeology is remarkable in its construction style.
Kansat Mango Market, Chapainawabganj
The largest mango market in Asia is at Kansat upazila in Chapainawabganj. every season, mangoes sold in this market worth hundred crores of taka. This mango market runs from dawn to dusk everyday throughout the mango season.
Kachari of Tagore, Naogaon
Patisar Rabindra Kachari Bari is one of the preserved antiquities and memory of Rabindranath Tagore, located on the banks of the river Nagor at Atrai upazila of Naogaon district. Rabindranath first came here in 1891. Staying here, he wrote many essays and poems.
Halti Beel, Natore
Natore's Halti Beel is one of the largest beels in Bangladesh. It is spread over 3 districts Natore, Naogaon and Rajshahi. During the monsoon the beel is fills with water & big waves rise. A road passes along the middle of the beel, which looks very nice in monsoon.