Bangladesh rich in archaeological treasures, ancient ruins cities and historical sites various aspects of built heritage remaining structures witnessed the architectural affluence of different civilization and eras.
Our past civilization left many archaeological ruins and cultural built heritage passing through the Hindus domination over the pristine people social structure act of trade, meaningful and glorious past of Buddhist civilization traces several ruins archaeological sites and cultural built superstructure of flourishing Pala dynasty. The Medieval Sultans built Islamic structure, cultures, practice, celebration and Mughal Empire left their impressions in the monuments, palace, forts, Mosque, tomb and bridges. The British influential multi-cultural structures of Zamindars installed the artworks of local artisans at the various shaped architectural remains in Bangladesh.
There are several magnificent historic and site Museum may be considered as a historic door for learning the culture and heritage of the society since the museum hold various sculptures, statues, antiquities, artifacts, tools, folklore, pottery, metal and bronze crafts, ancient articles and relics showcased to look back the meaningful and glorious past of Bangladesh.
Outlined Itinerary of Archaeological tour
Day-01: Dhaka city tour around parliament complex, Dhaka University and museum
Day-02: Old Dhaka heritage buildings, Mughal monuments & palace fort, Dhakeswari temple, Katara, Ahshan Monzil palace museum, Star mosque, Mughal Mosque and Armenian church. In the evening board into the rocket steamer for an overnight cruise to Hularhat.
Day-03: Visit World heritage sites at Bagerhat once the city of Khalitabad built by Khan Jahan Ali who patronage 360 Mosque, tomb and Sixty dome Mosque one of the Islamic superstructure of Bangladesh.
Day-04: Depart Khulna to Rajshahi by a morning train, upon arrival visit Puthia Temples town and palace complex, drive to Natore for visiting a territorial aristocracy of a female Zamindar traces grandeur in the built palace structures
Day-05: Rajshahi to Chapainawabganj for visiting the medieval Bengal Sultans built rich Islamic heritage structures including the precious Mosque, tomb, Mausoleum, shrine, Madrasha scattered across Chapai nawabganj in between Bangladesh and India when Gaur was the provincial capital of medieval Bengal sultans.
In the afternoon look back the meaningful past preserved at the Varendra research history museum. There are types of many sculptures; monks used tools, articles of Paharpur Mahavihara, many antiquities, artifacts, images, relics and many more of past civilization and eras.
Day-06: Paharpur and Mahasthan: Early in the morning drive to look back at the Superstructure of the Pala dynasty rulers who patronage to built the innumerable Buddhist sites for various aspects of learning. The Somapura Mahavihara single largest monastery shaped by the core concept of Gautama Buddha has infinite value due to the combination of art and architecture evidencing as World Heritage cultural sites in Paharpur of Rajshahi.
Before the afternoon 2-hour drive to Mahasthangarh – The ruins of archaeological fortress city holds the eighteen hundred years of buried history and culture which was used as an ancient trading route and was the Capital of Pundravardhana. Visit the site Museum may be considered as a historic door for learning the culture and heritage of the ancient society since the museum hold various sculptures, statues, antiquities, artifacts, tools, folklore, pottery, metal and bronze crafts, ancient articles and relics showcased to look back the meaningful and glorious past of Mahasthan historical sites.
Stroll around the Govindha vita, tomb of shah sultan, Vasu vihara or narapatir dhap, Jiyat kunda also called the well of life and Gokul meth or Behula’s Nuptial house.
Day-07: Mahasthan – Dinajpur
In the morning and drive to drive to visit Dinajpur Kantanagar or Kantajew Temple is the greatest icon of the terracotta architecture of Bangladesh till stands on a sandstone platform with its intricate15,000 terra-cotta plaque embodied the epic tale of the Krishna, Ramayana, Mahabarata and represented the social context with symbolic and floral motifs. In the afternoon return drive to Bogra for night halt.
Day-08: Depart Bogra to Dhaka, on the way visit a temple of nine spire is one of the finest colonial architectural religious structure, visit Dhamrai artisans and pottery villages.
Day-09: Sonargaon and Moinamoti: Depart Dhaka for Buddhist ruins archaeological sites of Samatata kingdom. Shalvan Vihara is one of Major Buddhist cultural and educational center in the ruins heritage sites since-8th to 12th Century. From here the following adjacent sites you may also visit: Ananda Vihar, Charpatra Mura, Itakhola Mura, Rupban Mura, Kutila Mura and Triratna Stupa. Among these, the Ananda Vihara, the Charpatra Mura and the Kutila Mura are situated within the Moinamoti Cantonment are therefore, prior permission of the cantonment authorities is necessary for the visit. After lunch at Miami restaurant we will drive back to Dhaka.
On the way back, we will stop at Sonargaon, the oldest city, which was the capital of Bengal from 13th – 17th century for sight-seeing. we may visit the folklore museum and the lost city of Panam nagar, on arrival Dhaka in the evening transferred to the hotel / residence.
Day-10: Departure from Bangladesh by ending the archaeological sites of Bangladesh.
Dhaka: Hotel Sky city or Fars hotel and resorts (4-star) for 3 nights
Rocket steamer: The British built or new shape steamer 1st class cabin in an overnight cruise
Khulna: City Inn or Tiger garden ( 4-star facilities ) for 1 night
Rajshahi: Grand Riverview Hotel ( 4-star) for 2 nights
Bogra: Momo Inn ( 5-star) for 2 nights
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