Travel Bogra : A City of Historical Places in Bangladesh

Bogra is a beautiful city of Bangladesh at Rajshahi Division. We are the three travelers (Sajedul, Rafi & Labib) from gazipur visited bogra at 3 December 2015. During Bogra/Bogura Travel, we enjoyed a lot.
বগুড়ার বিশেষ বিশেষ স্থান এবং খাবারঃ (Special Places and Food of Bogra):
#করতোয়া নদী (River Korotoa)
#ভাসু বিহার (Vasu Bihar)
#শাহ সুলতান এর মাজার (Shah Sultan’s Tomb)
#বগুড়ার দই (Curve of Bogra)
#নবাব আলী সুপার মার্কেট
#আকবরিয়া আবাসিক হোটেল
#আকবরিয়ার গরুর গোস্ত ভূনা, ঝাল খিচুরি
#চুন্নু মিয়ার গরু ও মুরগীর চাপ (Chunnu Chap)
#মোস্তাকীমের শীক কাবাব
#মহাস্থান যাদুঘর (Mohasthan Museum)
#গোবিন্দ ভিটা (Govinda Vita)
#শীলা দেবীর ঘাট
#সাত মাথা চত্বর ও স্তম্ভ
#বগুড়া শহীদ মিনার
#সরকারী আজিজুল হক কলেজ (Govt. Azizul Haque College Bogra)
#রাজা পরশুরাম এর প্রাসাদ এবং চত্বর (Porshuram Palace)
#মাঝিরা ক্যান্টনমেন্ট (Majhira Cantonment)

#Bogra (Bengali: বগুড়া) is a town and one of the oldest towns in northern Bangladesh. It is a centre of commerce and trade within the Bogra District and located under the Rajshahi Division. Bogra is sometimes described as the nerve centre of Northern Bangladesh, it is also a bridge between Rajshahi Division and Rangpur Division. The area of the town is approximately 71.65 km2 (27.66 sq mi), and Present Mayor of the municipality is Adv. Mahabubar Rahman, The Bogra Town Area Covers a Population of 576,000 people. It consists of 21 wards. Among many notable activities, it has been hosting cricket test matches in Shaheed Chandu Stadium. Bogra is also the battle of honour of a number of crucial operations fought by the guerillas under BDF Sector 7 of and Bengal Regiment’s of the newly formed Bangladesh Army with Pakistani army here during the Bangladesh war of independence in 1971.

Bogra town also has an importance in terms of transport in northern Bangladesh, as it’s situated at the centre. Very close to the town there is a place called Mahasthangarh which was the earliest capital city of Bangladesh, formerly known as Pundravardhana. This place is considered to be sacred by Buddhists and Hindus alike, and is visited by tourists from all over Bangladesh throughout the year.

Former Diplomat and Prime Minister of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Bogra was born in Bogra. “Bogura is a town and district in the Rajshahi division of north eastern Bangladesh. The town is situated on the right bank of the river Karatoya. The present District of Bogura, was first formed in 1821. It contains an area of 1,359 sq mi (3,520 km2). In 1901, the population of the town was 7,094 and the district (on a reduced area) was 854,533, showing an increase of 11% in the decade. The district stretches out in a level plain, intersected by numerous streams and dotted with patches of jungle. The Karatoya flows from north to south, dividing it into two portions, possessing very distinct characteristics. The eastern tract consists of rich alluvial soil, well watered, and subject to fertilizing inundations, yielding heavy crops of coarse rice, oil-seeds and jute. The western portion of the district is high-lying and produces the finer qualities of rice.

Tourism of Bogra: Mahasthangarh, the earliest urban archaeological site so far discovered in Bangladesh is located in Bogra. The village Mahasthan in Shibganj thana of Bogra District contains the remains of an ancient city which was called Pundranagara or Paundravardhanapura in the territory of Pundravardhana.[8][9][10] This place is considered to be sacred by Buddhists, Muslims and Hindus alike.[11] “Behular Bashor Ghar” which is very near to Mahasthangar is a popular place for the tourists. Tourists from all over Bangladesh visit this place throughout the year. Nawab Palace (called Neelkuthi during the British period) and Jaina Temple are two eminent archaeological sights located in Bogra. 4 star hotel, Hotel Naz Garden, is situated at the heart of Bogra city.


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