Frequently Asked Questions about Bangladesh

Where is Bangladesh?

Bangladesh is a beautiful country in south Asia, bordering with India and Myanmar.

What are the main attractions?

Bangladesh has 03 UNESCO world heritage sites: Sundarbans – the largest mangrove swamp on earth, home of last Bengal tigers; Somapuri Mahabhihara – the second largest Buddhist monastery south of Himalayas from 8th century; and Bagerhat – a 15th century Muslim city full of beautiful mosques.

It has the longest unbroken sandy beach in the world, many beautiful archaeological sites, endless tea plantations, beautiful rivers and canals in the the Ganges Delta, tranquilizing hilly region, and mostly one of the most friendliest and hospitable people on earth.

How is the connection?

Bangladesh has a very good flight connection with all the middle-east countries, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Istanbul, India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar. It will be very convenient to combine Bangladesh with your holiday in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, or Thailand. If you are visiting Bhutan, Bangladesh is one of the couple of countries they have any connection with.

How is the security situation?

It is a safe and secured country compared to many other popular destination. Here you can read what travelers say after visiting Bangladesh, most of whom are female western travelers:

How to get visa?

Citizens of EU, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and some Asian countries can get visa on arrival for 30 days which takes just 10 minutes, and costs about $51. No need to submit any application before arrival, no question asked.

Some travel attractions of Bangladesh

Darasbari Mosque: The third largest mosque of ancient Bengal capital

November 13th, 2015|0 Comments

History and description of Darasbari Mosque, the third largest mosque of ancient Bengal capital Gaur, built in 1479 AD by sultan Shamsuddin Yusuf Shah. A great example of Islamic architecture in Bangladesh.

Bagha Mosque – A magnificent medieval period mosque in Bangladesh

October 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Details on Bagha Mosque, a fine example of Islamic architecture in Bangladesh from Pre-Mughal period, built in 1523 A.D. by the Sultan of Bengal Nasiruddin Nasrat Shah, located on 40 km south-east from Rajshahi.

Kusumba Mosque: The Black Gem of Bengal from medieval period

October 13th, 2015|0 Comments

History and details of Kusumba Mosque, one of the most beautiful mosques in Bangladesh, built in 1558 A.D, an excellent example of Muslim architecture on the medieval period in Bangladesh.

Dol Temple of Puthia: A unique Hindu temple in Bangladesh

October 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Details on the Dol Temple of Puthia, an unique structure on the temple village in north-western part of Bangladesh, dedicated to the colorful Dol festival, also known as the Holi festival of Hindu religion.

The amazing Pancharatna Gobinda Temple of Puthia

October 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Details on the amazing Pancharatna Gobinda Temple of Puthia, an imposing and excellent example of the five spire style (Pancha Ratna) temple architecture in Bangladesh, mixed with typical Jor-Bangla style, which is the most significant temple inside the Puthia temple complex.

The charming Jagannath Temple of Puthia in Bangladesh

September 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Details on the charming Bangla-style miniature temple known as the Jagannath Temple or the Roth Temple in Puthia build in early 19th century by Puthia royal family.

Bhubaneshwar Shiva Temple, the largest Shiva temple in Bangladesh

September 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Details on Bhubaneshwar Shiva Temple, the largest Shiva temple in Bangladesh and a fine example of five spire style (Pancha Ratna) temple architecture common in northern India.

Puthia: An amazing village in Bangladesh full of beautiful temples

September 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Details on a village named Puthia located at Rajshahi division in the north-western part of Bangladesh full of amazing Hindu temples. A must visiting place in Bangladesh to spend half of a day.