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Muktagacha Palace – The Oldest Historical Signature of Mymensingh

Muktagacha Palace is one of the most splendid palatial landlord houses of Bangladesh. It is situated in Muktagacha Upazila of Mymensingh District. The site is about 140 kilometres away from Dhaka and almost 16 kilometers from Mymensingh main town. Muktagacha Palace is the oldest edifice situated in Mymensingh. The landlords …

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Mymensingh Palace – The Shashi Lodge

Mymensingh Rajbari also known as ‘Shashi Lodge’ is one of the iconic lodges of Bangladesh built by the landlords of Bengal during British period. The lodge is situated at Muktagacha Upazila of Mymensingh District and about 124 kilometres from Dhaka City. This palatial house was built in 1880 by King …

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Murapara Palace – The Prosperous Historical Symbol of Narayanganj

There are huge number of elegant palaces scattered throughout the Bengal because of the prosperous history of Zamindars (landlords) and Rajas (kings) over the region. Murapara Palace is among one of those prominent palaces. It is located in Murapara Village of Rupganj Upazila in Narayanganj District. The palace is about …

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Paharpur – The Somapura Mahabihara

Paharpur Bihara is the biggest known monastery ever excavated in the southern domain of the Himalayas. Paharpur Bihara is also known as Somapura Mahabihara. ‘Pahar’ means hill and ‘Pur’ means locality, thus the most befitted meaning of ‘Paharpur’ according to Bengali vocabulary is Locality of hill. Paharpur is a small …

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Mahasthangarh – The Largest Archaeological Site of Bangladesh

Mahasthangarh or Mahasthan represents one of the largest and earliest archaeological sites in Bangladesh. ‘Mahasthan’ means marvelous solemnity and ‘Garh’ means fort. This historical site is located at 13 kilometres north of Bogra town on Dhaka-Dinajpur highway in a village named Mahasthan in Shibganj thana of Bogra district under Rajshahi …

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Mainamati – The Shalban Bihara

Mainamati, which is also known as the seat of lost dynasty is one of the biggest historical and cultural heritage site of Bangladesh. It is a detached rim of lower hills in the eastern portion of the country. Mainamati is named after the Chandra queen, the mother of Govindachandra. This …

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