Sunday, December 30, 2012

Mohasthangarh Bogura, Bangladesh

The gateway to the north Bangla, Bogura is the northern district of Rajshahi Division. Within hundreds of attractive tourist places it is noteworthy. As the capital of ancient kingdom Pundravardhana, it is the important place of the country. It was 1280BC when a powerful prince of the Pundra family ruled over Pundravardhana. It was a kingdom of Eastern India. In the Ramayana, Mahabharata and the variety of Puranas the name “Pundravardhana” comes frequently. Now a day Bogura is a business point and has many industries.
In 1931 a marble block bearing six lines in Prakrit in Brahmi script was discovered. Here dates Mahasthangarh to at least 3rd century BC. The prepared area was in use till the 18th century AD. There is a rampart 11-13 meters higher than the surrounding area looked like a jangle clad. You will refresh by visiting here.

The majar of Hazrat Shah Sultan Balkhi Mahiswar constructed at location of a Hindu temple is situated at this unique place. Hazrat Balkhi (Rahmatullah Alaihe) came here with a goal of diffusion Islam among non-Muslims. In this angle he was a Darbesh. He converted the people of the region to Islam and established here.

Another name of this place is Mahasthan Garh. Mahasthan means the place that has exceptional sacredness and Garh means citadel. From a Sanskrit text of 13th century christened Vallalcharita Mahasthan was first brought up. In an anonymous text Karatoya mahatmya it is also stated. An administrative decree revealed the place as Mahastangarh in 1685.
Mahasthangarh is located on the Bogra-Rongpur Highway, 11km north of Bogra. It takes 4.5 hours from Dhaka to Bogra via Bangabandhu Jamuna Bridge across Jamuna River. From here you can go to Mahasthangarh via bus and for local movement Rickshaws are available here. It is possible to return Dhaka by travelling in a hired car if you don’t want to visit Somapura Mahavihara at Paharpur in the district of Naogaon.
Some attractive sites
Parasuramer Prasad: The relics of three occupation periods between 800 - 1800AD are enclosed here.
Khodarpathar Bhita: Here you will able to see some pieces of stone carved with inspiring Buddha along with followers in anjali recuperated.

Bairagir Bhita: It built / rebuilt in 4th to5th century AD, 6th to 7th century, 9th 10th century and 11th century. Base ruins resembling temples, two sculptured sand stone pillars of 4th to 11th century have been recovered.
Khulnar Dhap: It is located 700 meters west of the bastion in the village Chenghispur. It has exposed the remaining of a temple. From the name of Khulana the wife of Chad Shadagar it is named.

Bhimer Jangal: Under the police station Gobindaganj Bhimer Jangle a well known edge begins from the north-east corner of Bogra town and takings northwards for at least 30 miles to a swampy place called Damukdaher bit. Within many other looking sites is a wonderful heritage.
Here I have described only a few items. Without those here you will enjoy Mathura, Rojakpur, Teghar, Arora, Jogir Bhaban, Totaram Panditer Dhap and many other interesting places. So come to visit Mahasthangarh. You will able to earn vast unknown experience.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Cox's Bazar sea beach, Bangladesh

Cox’s Bazar is a district city in Bangladesh. It is also a fishing harbor of the country. The main attraction of this district is the world longest sea beach. Having 125 kilometers steady sandy beach and calm angle, it has stolen the hart of the tourist of the world. The location of the beach is 150 kilometers south of the business docks Chittagong. The current Cox’s Bazar came from the name of Captain Heran Cox who was an officer of East India Company. However this wonderful place is linked with Dhaka and Chittagong by air and road. You can reach here from Dhaka within 60munits by air and 10-12 hours by bus on the other hand from chittagong it will take 4-5 hours to reach this unique place. As the tourist capital you will get here pleasant seafood, surfing impression, multi-colored Buddhist temples and clans, soaring rock faces thus will refresh your mind.

Another attractive spots near Cox’s Bazar:

St. Martin Island: In the north-east side of the Bay of Bangle and about 9 Kilometers south of the lean of the Cox's Bazar-Teknaf cape, this small island to be found. This very island is only coral island in Bangladesh. From the mouth of Nuf River it is about 8 km west of the northwest seaside of Mayanmar. Narikel jinjira(Coconut Island) is the local name of this island. This attractive Island has turn out to be a popular spot in the country. Keary-Sindbad, Sea-Truck and Kutubdia these three shipping liners lope daily voyages to the island. Either from Cox’s Bazar or from chittagong visitors can book their tour. This island is the living place of the corals and a number of endangered types of turtles, some of which are gotten only on this Island.

Ramu: Among a lot of tourist spots Ramu is the fantastic place. It is a village with considerable Buddhist population. The location of this village is about 10 kilometers from Cox’s Bazar. Handicrafts and homemade cigars of this place are so much famous. You will find here khyangs, monasteries and pagodas in which the images of Buddha in bronze, gold and other metals with precious stones are noticeable. On the bank of the Baghkhali River one of the most attractive temples is located. You will find in it a large bronze statue of Buddha. Thirteen feet high this statue is located on a six feet high platform. Like houses craftsmen make handmade cigars in their pagoda and weavers carry out their buy and sell in open workshops.

Moheshkhali: It is a small island of the Cox’s Bazar beach. 268 square kilometers island offers you a panoramic attractive splendor. It is covers by a range of short hills and they are about 300 ft high. You will also able to see here a temple of Shiva, Adinath Temple, and a Buddhist pagoda.

Bandarban: After driving 4 hours by bus you will able to reach Bandarban. It is very exciting place to visit. The largest temple in Bangladesh called the Buddha Dhatu Jadi is placed here. In the style of South-East this wonderful temple is made and the second largest Buddhist statue in located here. Shoilo Propat at Milanchari is a interesting place which is also found in this magnificent position. Without it you con enjoy here a plentiful temples,  Ujanipara Vihar, the Rajvihar (royal vihar) at Jadipara , Kyachlong Lake, Prantik Lake. Moreover your mind will refresh by a boat ride on the river Sangu.
Teknaf: This wonderful place is located by the side of Naf River. This is also an end point of Cox’s Bazar beach. This nice river flows between Bangladesh and Myanmar. travelers come here to have a river journey along this beautiful river.

Without it there are thousands of visiting place based on Cox’s Bazar. Such as Aggmeda Khyang , Inani Beach, Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park, Sonadia Island, Chakharia, Rangamati etc. So without killing time come to this enjoyable place and enjoy unlimited.

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Kuakata, Bangladesh

Kuakata is a wonderful place for tourists in Bangladesh. It is located in Potuakhali district. Sunset and sunrise is found from the wide sea beach of Kuakata. From Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh it is about 320kms south, and about 70kms from the district headquarters. Total beach is 6kms wide and 30kms long.

The name Kuakata came from “kua” means well. Rakhain settlers dug it for collecting drinking water. They landed on Kuakata seaside from Arakan (Mayanmar) in 18th century by the Mughals. After some days it has become the tradition of digging “kua” among the nearest Rakhain tribes for drinking water.

In Bangladesh, it is known as “Sagorkonna” means the daughter of the sea. The extended bit of dark, patterned sand stretches for about 30 km. The long and wide beach at Kuakata has a archetypal ordinary scenery. This sandy beach has moderate slopes into the Bay of Bengal. Kuakata is also a shelter for drifting winter birds.

An evergreen mangrove forest and fragment of the original Kuakata called Gongamati Reserved Forest is situated on the eastern end of the beach. The Rakhains established here in 1784, when Kuakata was a part of Sundarbans but now you will have to go about 1 hour by speed boat to reach Sundarbans. You can arrive at Gongamoti by bike or on foot while you can see a lot of fishing boat trawling the seaside. You can achieve the experience of fishing by going to the boat if you able to manage the fishermen.

Hindu and Buddhist communities consider Kuakata as the place of pilgrimage. At the celebration of 'Rush Purnima' and 'Maghi Purnima' numerous disciples disembark here. The pilgrims take holy bath at the bay and participate in the traditional fairs on these two occasions. You can also visit the Buddhist temple. It is 100 years old, here the statue of Goutama Buddha and 200 years old wells are located.

Another important place is fisherman village where you can earn the practical knowledge about the lifestyle of fisherman. It is impossible from anywhere else. Here you can purchase fresh hilsha fish from coming fishermen from the sea. You will also get the cooked hilsha fish from nearest restaurant that is ready to eat.

The government and the local businessmen have developed the beach as though the visitors can visit this wonderful place with pleasure. At the present time the local people are most helpful to the travelers. The communication way has developed extensively. The decree and organize circumstances in the unfasten beach, has enhanced notably due to set up a police station in 2007.

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Monday, December 10, 2012

Sundarban of Bangladesh

Sundarbans, a unique name in the world of forest. There is no other forest in the world as beautiful as Sundarban. It is also the largest mangrove forest of the world. It attracts millions of tourists for its natural beauty. It is one of the most alluring natural reserves in the entire world.

The location of Sundarban is the south-east corner of Bangladesh. The covering area of it is about 10,000 square kilometers, the largest Delta of the world formed by three gigantic rivers namely, the Ganga, Brahmaputra and the Meghna respectively. Of whole area 62 %(6,017 square kilometer) is situated in Bangladesh, remaining in the Indian state of West Bengal.

This wonderful forest formerly known as Sunderbands by the British. But now it is known as Sundarbans. There are two legend related to the nomenclature of the place. Firstly, a kind of tree called Sundari is available here, according to the name of this tree this forest is called Sundarbans. Secondly, the beauty of this forest is amazing all kinds of people, so it is called Sundarbans wherein Sunder means Beautiful and Ban means jungle in Bangla.

This unique forest is the home of world famous Royel Bangle Tiger. Without it a large variety birds, beautiful spotted deers, 50 species of reptiles, eight species of amphibians, 120 different species of fish and with so many living creatures are available here. By looking these your mind will be refreshed. In 1997 UNSCO declared Sundarbans as world heritage site.

There are so many interesting tourist spots those the tourists will like very much. Such as:
Heron Point:
It is an interesting tourist spot in Sundarbans. You can see the dotted deer walking and running here and there in Heron Point. The wild nature will be clear to you by visiting this place.
Kochikhali and Mandarbaria are another two spots where you will find different kinds of birds and deer. Sometimes world famous Royal Bangle Tiger is found here.
Kotka is on of the most important spots and heritage sites in Sundarban. There is a watching tower 40ft. high. From the top of this tower you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Sundarban. Kotka is a beautiful sea beach. You can find different kinds of birds in Kotka.
Another heritage in Sundarbans is Koromjol. Every person who are true nature lover must like this fantastic place. It is also the starting point of Sundatbans. By visiting here you will able to see the crocodile and deer breeding center. Actually it is a joyful place that can’t be explained in word.

Tin Kona Dip:
This very place is so much interesting for whom who want to tale rest from the town busy life. It is famous for tiger, deer, birds and rare wild animals.
As the abobe description Sundarban is a joyful tourist spot. Please come here and see the motherly beauty of it in your own eyes otherwise you will miss a wonderful fillings.
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