Mymensingh Tourist Places
Mymensingh Division is an administrative area of Bangladesh. It is the eighth division of the country in the north-central of Bangladesh. The Mymensingh division comprises four districts: Mymensingh, Jamalpur, Sherpur and Netrokona. The area, which is 10,584 square kilometers in size, is a very ancient settlement. It is bounded on the north by Meghalaya (Khasia and Jainta) Hills of India, Dhaka Division on the south, Sylhet Division on the east and Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions on the west. Besides Bengali, tribal people like Garo, Koch, Dalu, Burman, Hajong are also live in this division.
The above four districts of Mymensingh Division have many natural and historical sights. Below we’re presenting a list of places to visit in Mymensingh division with pictures and brief introduction.
Shoshi Lodge, Mymensingh
Shoshi Lodge is the palace of Maharaja Shashikanta Acharya, located in Mymensingh city. In the 19th century, Maharaja Suryakanta Acharya, a landlord of Muktagacha, built this palace. There are 16 domes above the main gate of Shoshi Lodge, which covers 9 acres of land.
Rajar Pahar, Sherpur
Rajar Pahar is a wonderful tourist spot on the banks of the river Dheufa in Shreebardi upazila of Sherpur. The highest hill in the Garo Mountains contains over 100 hectares of flat land at the summit. The scenic view of the huge Rajar Pahar will overwhelm your mind.
Shilpacharya Zainul Archives, Mymensingh
Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Sangrahashala (archives) is on the banks of river Brahmaputra in Mymensingh, the birthplace of artist Zainul Abedin. In 1975, Zainul inaugurated the art museum with his 70 paintings. Later, in 1987, the Museum became a two-storeyed building.
Malancha Masjid, Jamalpur
Malancha Mosque is located in Melandah Upazila of Jamalpur. The mosque was built with a Kamil Madrasah, a women's Madrasah, a Hafizia Madrasah & an Islamic mission adjacent to Malancha Hospital. For the aesthetic beauty, it's now a most visited place in Jamalpur.
Birishiri Porcelains, Netrokona
Birishiri is a popular tourist destination in Bangladesh for its porcelain hills, blue water lake & Someshwari river, located in Durgapur upazila of Netrokona District. The porcelain hills & plains extend for about 16 km. River Someshwari is also unique in its natural beauty.
Muktagacha Rajbari, Mymensingh
Muktacacha Rajbari is an ancient building of eighteenth century built on about 100 acres of land in Muktachacha Upazila in Mymensingh. The landlord of the then Muktagacha got a title "Raja" (King) from the British government. So it's called Rajbari (King's Palace).