Category Travel Article

The Charming Jaflong-Tamabil

Naureen Afrose

Jaflong-Tamabil is located at a short distance from Sylhet town. It is one of the main tourist attraction spots in the surroundings of the town.

The border outpost on Sylhet-Shilong road, Tamabil is surrounded by beautiful nature. It is about 55km away from Sylhet town. Along with the area the road to this destination is also wrapped with wondrous natural beauty.

Mountainous streams running along the zigzag road catches the sight of the tourists. The green carpeted mountain ranges across the border are as if busy trying to touch the sky. Waterfalls flowing from these mountains to portrait a flawless natural scenario.

Some distance ahead of Tamabil is Jaflong. At Jaflong the nature represents itself in an even more astounding grace...

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Visit Museums

By Sohel Rana

National Museum
National Museum established as Dhaka museum in 1913. It has been renamed as the national museum and was shifted to its new building at shahbag in 1983. It is a four storied building and has forty galleries under four departments, namely (1) Natural History, (2) History and Classical Art, (3) Ethnography and Decorative Art and (4) Contemporary art and world civilization. The museum contains a large number of interesting collection including sculptures and paintings of the Buddhist and Muslim periods...

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Tourist Attractions of Dhaka City, a Historical and Capital City of Bangladesh

Dhaka is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh. With its colorful history and rich cultural traditions, Dhaka is known the world over as the city of mosques and muslin. Its fame attracted travelers from far and near throughout the ages. Today it has grown into a mega city of about 10 million people, with an area of about 1353 sq. km. becoming the hub of the nation’s industrial, commercial, cultural, educational and political activities.
Dhaka is located in the geographic center of the country. It is in the great deltaic region of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. The city is within the monsoon climate zone, with an annual average temperature of 25 deg C (77 deg F) and monthly means varying between 18 deg C (64 deg F) in January and 29 deg C (84 deg F) in August...

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SYLHET – LAND OF TWO LEAVES AT BANGLADESH

       Sylhet is the widely hilly district in the country. Nestled in the picturesque Surma valley amidst scenic tea plantations and lush green tropical forest, it is a prime attraction for all tourists. Its terraced tea gardens, eye catching orange groves and pineapple plantations and hills covered with tropical forests form a beautiful landscape. the Sylhet valley has a good number of haors which are big natural wetlands. During winter these haors are vast stretches of green land, but in the rainy season they turn into a turbulent sea.

These haors provide sanctuary to the million of migratory birds who fly from Siberia across the Himalayas to avoid the severe cold. Srimangal in Sylhet, known as the tea capital of Bangladesh, is the main tea centre of the area...

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RANGAMATI, THE LAKE DISTRICT OF BANGLADESH

From Chittagong a 77 km. road amidt green fields and winding hills will take you to Rangamati, the headquarters of Rangamati Hill District which is a wonderful repository of scenic splendours with flora and fauna of varied descriptions. The township is located on the western bank of the Kaptai lake. Rangamati is a favourite holiday resort because of its beautiful landscape, scenic beauty, lake, colourful tribes (Chakma, Marma etc.) its flora and fauna, tribal museum, hanging bridge, homespun textile products, ivory jewellery and the tribal men and women who fashion them.

For tourists the attractions of Rangamati are numerous, tribal life, fishing, speed boat cruising, water skiing, hiking, bathing or merely enjoying nature as it is...

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