Bangladesh - Rajshahi & Rangpur (Chapter)
This is the Rajshahi & Rangpur chapter from Lonely Planet’s Bangladesh guidebook.
The rich soils of northwest Bangladesh once held court for powerful Buddhist kingdoms and neutered Hindu empires before falling easily to the embrace of Islam. And all three religions have left their mark in the tumbledown ruins of this region.
- Walk through farming villages to the stunning Kantanagar Temple, Bangladesh’s finest example of Hindu architecture
- Track down the scattered Islamic ruins of the lost city of Gaud (Sona Masjid)
- Explore the magnificent ruined monastery at Paharpur, Bangladesh’s standout archaeological site
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Bogra, Mahasthangarh, Paharpur, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Rajshahi, Sona Masjid (Gaud), Puthia, Natore, Pabna
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