Bangladesh - Rajshahi & Rangpur (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Rajshahi & Rangpur chapter from Lonely Planet’s Bangladesh guidebook.

Modern-day Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions – which cover this heritage-strewn region – are rife with the tumbledown walls of many splendidly decaying ruins of ancient Buddhist and Hindu kingdoms.

  • explore the ruined Paharpur monastery, Bangladesh’s standout archaeological site
  • maps
  • wander the ruined remains of Mahasthangarh, the country’s oldest known city
  • transport
  • walk through farming villages to the stunning Kantanagar Temple, Bangladesh’s finest example of Hindu architecture
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Rajshahi, Puthia, Sona Masjid (Gaud), Bogra, Mahasthangarh, Paharpur, Rangpur and Dinajpur.

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