Panchagarh| Tourist Attraction In Panchagarh

Panchagarh is an ancient town in Northwestern Bangladesh. Panchagarh district is bounded on the east by Nilphamari district, on the west by West Bengal, on the north by West Bengal, and on the south by Thakurgaon and Dinajpur districts. This ancient town has many spectacular monuments with various historical witnesses. Many places of interest in this Panchagarh district, which is full of natural beauty, attract people who are thirsty for travel. Notable among the historical and scenic places are Maharaja Dighi, Tea Garden, Shahi Mosque, Vitargarh, Mirgarh, Rocks Museum, Zero Point, Mahananda River, Baro Aulia Mazar, etc.

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Mirzapur Shahi Jame Masjid

There are various day-night bus services from Dhaka directly to Atwari bus stand, Panchagarh. The distance from Atwari to Mirzapur is only 6 kilometers. Reaching Mirzapur by bus from Atwari, you can see the traditional Mirzapur Shahi Mosque in Peru in a rickshaw or van one kilometer away. From Dhaka to Panchagarh both AC and Non AC buses are available. From Panchagarh to Atwari Upazilla There is a direct bus service. It will take 20 minutes to reach Mirzapur by car. To visit Mirzapur Shahi Jame Masjid you can also hire a local mode of transportation. This Masjid is 200 yards east from Mirzapur Bazar. If you want to see Mirzapur Shahi Mosque by train from Dhaka, you have to come to Dinajpur first. From Dinajpur go to Atwari by bus, rickshaw or van. Follow the route described above to go from Atwari to Mirzapur Shahi Mosque.

Where To Stay:

To staying in Panchagarh some of the places are listed below for your assistance:

1. Panchagarh Circuit house, Midapukur, Panchagarh.
2. DC cottage, Officers Quarters Chattar.
3. Panchagarh Chinikol Resthouse, Chinikol Colony.

Besides, You will find different quality residential hotels in Panchagarh for overnight stays. Depending on the type of hotel, you can rent 200 to 1000 taka.

Where to eat:


If you travel by train, it would not be right to miss the roast beef of Rustam or Five Star Hotel in Dinajpur. You can also try Dilshad Hotel and Rolex Food. In Panchagarh city you will find different quality hotels for food but you can try the food of Mouchak Hotel.

Golakdham

Golokdham Temple is a beautiful eighteenth-century monument located in the Shaldanga union of Debiganj Upazila of Panchagarh district. The architecture of this ancient temple, built-in 1848 in memory of Golakkrishna Goswami, is remarkable. The hexagonal Golakdham temple, built in the Greek style, is surrounded by trees and stands on a slightly elevated platform. There is a room inside the temple which is known as a place of pilgrimage for the followers of traditional religions. Numerous followers of traditional religions come to worship at the temple every day. The infrastructure of this archeological site, which is currently under the Bangladesh Department of Archeology, is on the verge of destruction.

How To Go:

Nabil, Hanif, and Bablu Enterprise buses can reach Panchagarh from Dhaka’s Shyamoli, College Gate, and Gabtoli bus terminals. Apart from this, one can also take the Panchagarh Express train directly from Dhaka to Panchagarh. From Panchagarh you can take a local bus via Debiganj and take a rickshaw / easy bike to visit the Golakdham temple located 12 km north-west.

Where To Stay:

Among the residential hotels for an overnight stay in Panchagarh are Hotel Mouchak, Hotel Raj Nagar, Hilton Boarding, Rokkhana Boarding, Hotel Pritam, Hotel HK Palace, and Hotel Islam.

Where To Eat:

There are several restaurants in Babupara of Debiganj. Besides, you will find good quality food hotels like Hotel Korotia, Hotel Mouchak, Hotel Niribili, Hotel Highway, and Hotel Hamza in Panchagarh city.

Maharaja Dighi

Maharaja Dighi is a historical pond located in Amarkhana Union, just 15 km from Panchagarh district headquarters. It is believed that the lake was excavated during the reign of Maharaja Prithu in a 1500-year-old historical kingdom called Vitargarh. The total area of this large body of clear water is about 600 x 400 yards and the depth of the water is about 45 feet. There are about 10 ghats around Maharaja Dighi surrounded by trees. It is said that Prithu Raja, along with his family and treasures, was attacked by a lower class called “Kichak” and committed suicide in this lake for fear of apostasy. Every year on the occasion of Bengali New Year, a huge fair is organized on the banks of Maharaja’s Dighi, Panchagarh. At that time, visitors from neighboring India also came to visit this fair.

How To Go:

You can go to Panchagarh from Shyamoli, College Gate, or Gabtoli bus terminal of the capital to Nabil, Hanif or Bablu Enterprise. At present, a new intercity train called Panchagarh Express runs directly from Dhaka to Panchagarh. From the Panchagarh bus terminal, you can take a Tentulia-bound bus in front of the board office and take a rickshaw or van to see Dighi, which is 5 km away. From Panchagarh district headquarters to Panchagarh-Tentulia highway on the east side, you can see the huge Maharaja’s Dighi.

Where To Stay:

Among the residential hotels located in Panchagarh town are Hotel Mouchak, Hotel Raj Nagar, Hilton Boarding, Rokkhana Boarding, Hotel Pritam, Hotel HK Palace, Hotel Islam etc. You can also spend the night by contacting the Circuit House and District Council post bungalows.

Where To Eat:

The town of Panchagarh has good quality food hotels like Hotel Korotia, Hotel Mouchak, Hotel Niribili, Hotel Highway, and Hotel Hamza.

Travel advice:

Avoid going deep into the forest on the right side of the lake to avoid unwanted trouble. It takes about 2-3 hours to tour the whole place. If necessary, transport dry food and water.

Banglabandha Zero Point

Tetulia is the Northernmost Upazila of Bangladesh under the Panchagarh district. Location of Banglabandha Zero Point and Banglabandha Land Port in Banglabandha Union No. 1 of Tentulia Upazila. The Banglabandha Zero Point, or Banglabandha Land Port, was built on 1 September 1997 on about 10 acres of land on the Bangladesh-India border on the banks of the Mahananda River in the Himalayas. Bangladesh has developed economic relations with India, Nepal, and Bhutan through the land port of Banglabandha.

If you go to Banglabandha Zero Point, you will see a huge zero made of concrete. It can be said that it has started from this zero point on the border of Bangladesh. The surroundings are green and very clean, which is enough to make anyone feel good. The national flags of both Bangladesh and India are hoisted near the

How To Go:

There are many ways to go to the Northern city of Bangladesh from Dhaka the capital of Bangladesh. From Panchagarhby by Tentulia bound bus you can reach Tentulia Bazar . From there, a battery-powered auto or easy bike will take you to Banglabandha Zero Point.

Where To Stay:

Here You can stay in a traditional bungalow Tentulia Dak Bungalow under the supervision of the Panchagarh district council that requires permission beforehand. Apart from this, u can stay at residential hotels in Panchagarh like Mouchak, Raj Nagar, Hilton Boarding, Rokkhana Boarding, Pritam, HK Palace & Islam.

Where To Eat:

You can eat here as there are some hotels in Tetulia market in Panchagarh. Apart from this, Panchagarh town has good quality food hotels like Hotel Mouchak, Hotel Niribili, Hotel Highway, and Hotel Hamza.

Travel Advice:

As it is a border area, so follow the BG

Tea garden

The first thing that comes to our mind when it comes to tea gardens is the picture of Srimangal in Sylhet, but it is hard to believe that it is possible to cultivate tea commercially even in the plains of Panchagarh, the northernmost district of the country. Although tea production started in Bangladesh about 150 years ago, the first tea cultivation started in 1997 in Panchagarh. Seeing the fallow land of Panchagarh at that time, the industrialist Kazi Shahed Ahmed was inspired to see the Tea Garden of India and started cultivating tea.

Kazi Tea Estate is a pioneer in organic tea cultivation. Apart from Kazi Tea Estate, Dahuk Tea Estate, Salilen Tea Estate, and Tentulia Tea Corporation Limited are producing tea in Panchagarh. At present, there are more than two hundred tea gardens in Panchagarh and the total area under tea cultivation is 2255.54 acres.

The distance from Panchagarh district headquarters to Tetulia is about 35 km. The green, beautiful road that catches the eye on the way takes you to a different kind of feeling state before you go to the tea garden. And so when visiting Panchagarh, in fact, no one makes the mistake of enjoying the beauty of the tea garden.

How to go:

There is only an opportunity to go to Tetulia, Panchagarh by road. First, you can take a bus from Dhaka to Panchagarh and from there you can take a Tetulia-Banglabandha-bound local bus to Tentulia for Tk 45. From the Tetulia bus stop, you can go to Zilla Parishad Dak Bungalow by rickshaw. From the Tetulia bus stop, you can take local transport to see the orange and tea gardens.

There are several day-night bus services from Dhaka to Panchagarh. Non-AC Hanif or Nabil Paribahan buses will cost taka 600 to taka 850 per person to go directly to Panchagarh. Hanif Paribahan’s Volvo bus business class fare is 1500 taka, and the economy class fare is 1200 taka. In addition, Nabil’s Scania bus costs Rs 1,800 to buy a business class ticket and taka 1,000 to buy an economy class ticket.

There is no opportunity to go directly to Panchagarh by train from Dhaka, in this case, you have to go to Dinajpur or Parbatipur by Drutayan Express train in the evening. It will be about 6 am to go to Dinajpur, then go to Panchagarh on a 3-hour bus journey. Besides, local train and Demu train go to Panchagarh from Dinajpur or Parbatipur railway station. If the time is right, you can go to Panchagarh by these trains.

Where will you stay:

There are no good residential hotels in Tetulia, Panchagarh. If you want to stay, you have to spend the night in the post bungalow or Tetulia picnic corner under the supervision of the Panchagarh district council. If you want to stay in the bungalow for the night, you have to apply to Panchagarh Zilla Parishad Secretary or Tetulia Upazila Nirbahi Officer during office hours and make advance booking. Due to such complications, tourists return to their residential hotels in Panchagarh district town for the purpose of overnight stay. Depending on the type of residential hotel in Panchagarh, you can rent 200 to 1000 taka.

Where to eat:

In Panchagarh city you will find different quality hotels for food but you can try the food of Mouchak Hotel.

Rocks Museum

In 1998 The Rocks Museum has been set up on the campus of Panchagarh Government Women’s College. Principal Nazmul Haque set up this Rocks museum in this college on his own initiative. The museum has different stones based on colors, shapes, and features. In addition to the thousand-year-old stone, various kinds of brick and terracotta statues of ancient buildings can be seen here. The museum’s ethnographic collection contains items used by various indigenous peoples. There are two 300-year-old boats that are 22 feet long. These boats are made of several large stones and a shale tree. This is one and only in Bangladesh, so visit this exceptional stone museum or Rocks Museum in Panchagarh at least once.

How to go:

There are various day-night bus services from Dhaka to Panchagarh. Non-AC Hanif or Nabil Paribahan buses will cost Tk 600 to Tk 850 per person to go directly to Panchagarh. Hanif’s Volvo bus will cost Tk 1,500 in business class and Tk 1,200 in economy class. Nabil’s Scania bus costs Tk 1,600 for a business class ticket and Rs 1,000 for an economy class ticket. There is no opportunity to go directly to Panchagarh by train from Dhaka, in this case, you have to go to Dinajpur or Parbatipur by Drutayan Express train in the evening. It will be about 6 am to go to Dinajpur, then go to Panchagarh on a 3-hour bus journey. Besides, local train and Demu train go to Panchagarh from Dinajpur or Parbatipur railway station. If the time is right, he can go to Panchagarh by all trains.

Where to stay:

You will find different quality residential hotels in Panchagarh for overnight stays. Depending on the type of hotel, you can rent 200 to 1000 Tk.

Where to eat:

If you travel by train, it would not be right to miss the roast beef of Rustam or Five Star Hotel in Dinajpur. You can also try Dilshad Hotel and Rolex Food. In Panchagarh city you will find different quality hotels for food but you can try the food of Mouchak Hotel.

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