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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Hangging Garden of Babylon



This is one of the most venerated marvels among the seven wonders of world.
Location:This wonder of the world was located in the east bank of Euphrates, South of Baghdad in Iraq.
Description:The King Hammurabi is the most famous king of the Babylonian kingdom. The whole kingdom flourished under his rule. His son Nebuchadnezzar is the one who built the Hanging gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven wonders of world.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

The Ancient Pyramid of Giza


Great Pyramid with Sphnix

Egypt is a place any one would like to go for a vacation. Tourism is such a great money earner for Egypt. And when somebody travels, one of the most preferred place to visit would be the Cairo and the Giza city.This is one of the largest pyramids in the world and considered to be one of the great among the seven wonders of the world. There are actually 3 Pyramids located in this place along with a Sphinx.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Light house of Alexandria



This light house of Alexandria was one of the useful wonders among all the seven wonders of the world (for the sailors to return to the Great Harbor). This is a small point that differentiates it from the rest of the wonders of the world. The mirror which was mounted on this lighthouse could reflect the light more than 35 miles off-shore.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Rijuk waterfall-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Rijuk water fall

Rijuk waterfall This natural mighty waterfall is situated at Ruma, 66 km southeast from Bandarban town. The water continuously falls into the river Sangu from about 300 ft high hill dazzling like pearl particles in the space creating an unparallel beauty of the nature.

Madhabkunda-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh


Madhabkunda waterfall
Madhabkunda waterfall is one of the most attractive tourist spots in Sylhet division. Lots of tourists and picnic parties come to Madhabkunda every day for their enjoyment. You can go to Madhabkunda either from Sylhet if you go by road or from Kulaura if you go by train.From Kulaura rail station its about one hour

Himchory-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Himchory
There are many attractions for the tourists around Cox's Bazaar. From Cox's Bazaar Sea shore, you can go to these places by jeep and it is really exotic to drive on the seashore. Himchori is famous for waterfall, though in the winter season it dwindles but during the rainy season it's really

Paharpur-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh


Paharpur


In Paharpur, a small village 5 km. west of Jamalganj railway station in the greater Rajshahi district, the remains of the most important and the largest known monastery south of the Himalayas has bee excavated. This 8th century A.D. archaeological find covers approximately an area of 27 acres of land. The

Mahasthangarh-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Mahasthangarh


Located at a distance of 18 km. to the north of Bogra town. Mahasthangarh is the oldest archaeological site of Bangladesh on the western bank of river Karotoa. The spectacular site is an imposing landmark in the area having a fortified long enclosure.

Lalmai Moinamoti and Shalbon Bihar-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Moinamoti at comilla
Though this city is nearer from Dhaka but it is in Chittagong Division. Distance of Comilla from Dhaka in 95 km where as from Chittagong town its 167 km .The main attractions of Comilla are Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), the home of famous Comilla Approach to rural development, Lalmai and Maynamoti hills, Shalban Monastery, Maynamoti museum and Comilla Zoo. Comilla Maheshangon houses one of the richest libraries of old literature and culture.

List of mountains of Bangladesh

Tazing Dong



Another peak that is sometimes claimed to be the highest peak of Bangladesh is nearby Tazing Dong (sometimes spelled as Tahjingdong, and also known as Bijoy). It has been claimed to be 1,280 metres. Its exact location is unclear but neither Russian topographic


Susang Durgapur-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Susang Durgapur hill area
Susang Durgapur is 182 km from Dhaka, a real natural beauty of forest river & hills area where the Garos and other tribal live. You can also enjoy boating in the river. Wild Elephant some times comes from forest. But going to Susang Durgapur is a real troublesome for the tourists due to the location and communication problem in this area. It is advisable only to go there in winter season.

Khagrachari-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh


Khagrachari

Khagrachari- the hilltop town:
Khagrachhari is the natural wild beauty of Bangladesh. Khagrachari, a district in south-eastern Bangladesh. Local name is "Chengmi" and also known as Phalang Htaung or the Mong Circle . It is the district headquarters of Khagrachari hill district.

Keokradong-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh








Keokradong


Keokradong is considered the second highest peak in Bangladesh, height is 1,230 metres (4,035 ft), is located on the border between Bangladesh and Burma.








Visitors, willing to visit the peak, must go there on foot from Baga lake under Ruma.

Bandarban-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh


Bandarban

Lots of hills and hilly areas, waterfalls, River Sangu, Lakes and the tribal culture are the main attraction of Bandarban .You can go to Bandarban from Chittagong by road. Chimbuk hill is one of the major attractions of Bandarban. You can enjoy the journey to Chimbuk Hill by jig jag hilly roads. It's the third highest mountain in Bangladesh of approx. 3000 ft height. Reach Chimbuk by jeep or microbus from Rangamati. A beautiful

Rangamati-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh-

Rangamati
If you don't visit Rangamati you will not discover a big portion of natural beauties of Bangladesh. From Chittagong a 77 km. road amidst green fields and winding hills will take you to Rangamati. It is also connected by waterway from Kaptai.This is the only place to visit through out the year. Rangamati expresses her full

Jaflong-Explore the Natural, Historical Place and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh-

Jaflong
Jaflong is one of the most attractive tourist spots in Sylhet division. It's about 60 km far from Sylhet town and takes two hours drive to reach there. Jaflong is also a scenic spot nearby amidst tea gardens and rate beauty of rolling stones from hills. It is situated besides the river Mari in the lap of Hill Khashia.The Mari river is coming from the great Himalayas of India, which bringing million tons of stone boulders with its tide. You can watch the stone collection from the river in Jaflong as well as you can enjoy the boating in the river Mari.

Sonadia-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh-

Sonadia island

Sonadia is a crescent shaped island off the Cox's Bazar coast. The area of the island is about 9 sq. km. Its western coast is sandy and is rich in different kinds of shells. At the northern part of the island, there are beds of windowpane oysters.

Jamuna Bridge-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Jamuna Bridge
The Jamuna Bridge is currently the 12th longest bridge in the world, according to available information, and provides the first fixed crossing of the Jamuna River linking eastern and northwestern parts of Bangladesh. The location of the bridge is shown on the map alongside. It crosses the Jamuna River (the main channel of the Brahmaputra River in Bangladesh) from Bhuapur on the East Bank to Sirajganj on the West.

Sandwip-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Sandwip
Sandwip is an island along the south eastern coast of Bangladesh.It is a sub-division of Chittagong District. It is situated at the estuary of the Meghna River on the Bay of Bengal. It is separated from the Chittagong coast by the Sandwip channel.It has a population of nearly 400,000.There are 15 unions in Sandwip.

Parki beach-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Parki beach
Parki beach might be the next tourist attraction of Bangladesh, which is situated in Anwara thana under southern Chittagong region.The beach lies 16-17 km away from Chittagong city. As the beach is situated at

South Talpatti Island-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh


South Talpatti Island
South Talpatti Island an offshore island emerged along the shallow continental shelf of the bay of bengal under the administrative jurisdiction of shyamnagar upazila in satkhira district. The island is situated in the coastal shallow seas on the Hariabhanga estuary along the south of the border line marked by the Hariabhanga river flowing between Satkhira district of Bangladesh and Bashirhat police station of the district of 24 Parganas in

Laboni Beach,Patenga and Fouzdarhat Sea Beaches-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Laboni beach
Laboni Beach is the main beach of Cox's Bazar and is considered the main beach due to the fact that it is closest to the town.

Sonargaon and panam city-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

 Sonargaon and panam city

On the Dhaka-Chittagong highway about 29 km from Dhaka, Sonargaon is one of the oldest capitals of Bengal. It was the seat of Deva Dynasty until the 13th century. From that century onward till the advent of the Mughals, Sonargaon was the subsidiary capital of the Sultanate of Bengal.

Kuakata-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh



Kuakata sea beach
Kuakata, locally known as Sagar Kannya (Daughter of the Sea) is a rare scenic beauty spot on the southernmost tip of Bangladesh. Kuakata in Latachapli union under Kalapara Police Station of Patuakhali district is about 30 km in length and 6 km in breadth. It is 70 km from Patuakhali district headquarters and 320 km from Dhaka.At Kuakata excellent combination of the picturesque natural beauty, sandy beach, blue sky, huge expanse of water of the Bay and evergreen forest in really eye-catching.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Teknaf-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Teknaf
The side of river Naf and the Bay of Bengal situate Teknaf Town, which is the southernmost tip of Bangladesh. It's a real natural beauty of hills, forest and Naf River. Lots of Salt fields are there by the side of River Naf. There are natural waterfalls in Teknaf, which increases the beauty of nature.

Inani Beach-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh


    Located around 32 kilometers to the south of the popular tourist destination of Cox�s Bazar in Bangladesh, the beautiful Inani Beach attracts visitors who appreciate the wonders of nature. With a backdrop of lush green hills rising up on the east, and the sea stretching out endlessly to the west, Inani Beach is famous for its unusually shaped rock and coral boulders scattered plentifully across the beach and into the sea.

Moheshkhali Island-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh








Moheskhali
Moheshkhali Island is another attraction for the tourists who go to Cox's Bazaar. An island off the coast of Cox's Bazar. It has an area of 268 square kilometers. Through the center of the island and along the eastern coastline rises, a range of low hills, 300 feet high; but the coast to the west and north is a low-lying treat, fringed by mangrove jungle. In the hills on the coast is built the shrine of Adinath, dedicated to Siva. By its side on the same hill is Buddhist Pagoda.

Monday, September 6, 2010

List of Private Universities in Bangladesh

  1. Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology
  2. American International University - Bangladesh (AIUB)
  3. America Bangladesh University
  4. ASA University Bangladesh (ASAUB)
  5. Asian University of Bangladesh (AUB)
  6. Atish Dipankar University of Science & Technology

Sundarban-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh


Deer in Sundarban

 Sundarban is the world biggest mangrove forest. In Bangladesh tourism, Sundarban plays the most vital role. A large number of foreigners come to Bangladesh every year only to visit this unique mangrove forest. Besides, local tourists also go to visit Sundarban every year. The area of great Sundarban is approximately 6000 sq. km. General Information about Sudarban: AREA: Nearly 2400 sq. miles or 6000 sq. km. FOREST LIMITS: North-Bagerhat, Khulna and Sathkira districts : South-Bay of Bengal; East-Baleswar (or Haringhata) river, Perojpur, Barisal district, and West-Raimangal and Hariabhanga rivers which partially form Bangladesh boundary with West Bengal in India.

List of Public Universities in Bangladesh

Cox's Bazar-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Cox's Bazar

The Longest Sea Beach in The world:


Golden sands, miles after miles, overlooked by genteel . cliffs and awash with foaming waves, colourful conch shells, ponderous pagodas, delicious seafood - this is Cox’s Bazar. Near the border with Myanmar this town is noted for one of the world’s longest and least-crowded beaches—an incredible 121 km in length.The setting for this beach with its silvery gold sand is tropical-forested hills.The sea-side tourist township of Bangladesh boasting the world’s longest (120 km.) beach sloping gently down into the blue water of the Bay of Bengal

Saint Martin-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh



Saint martins island







Saint Martins is the only coral island in Bangladesh, with beaches fringed with coconut palms, seashells and laid-back locals. The island is a tropical cliché. It’s a clean, calm and cool place for soak up the rays.







Nijhum DIP-Explore the Natural, Historical and Cultural Attractions of Bangladesh

Nijhum Island

Nijhum Dip- is an offshore island in the Bay of Bengal situated in the extreme south of Hatia island which is separated by Hatia channel.It is a very precious island, as it was concealed by water for many years. The island slowly started to surface, and since 1972 the forestry department has been involved in the planting of trees and brush such as Bain, Keowra and Geowra. The forest, which is irrigated by the bay, has also attracted a great number of bird species. By 1978, wildlifewas introduced to the island, and the eight spotted deer that were originally released on the island have grown to