Bangladesh - Rajshahi & Rangpur (PDF Chapter)
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
- wander the ruined remains of Mahasthangarh, the country’s oldest known city
- 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.