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The town lying beside River Padma, Rajshahi Division is in the northern part of Bangladesh. With cheap flights to Rajshahi, transportation is not a hindrance to explore the home of many historical and archeological sites. So get yourself ready to be amazed by Rajshahi’s attractions.
Firstly, the area’s location brings about a unique natural feeling for its visitors. This is made possible by the surrounding bodies of water: the mighty Jamuna River bounding its east side and of course the River Padma on the south. During monsoons, the River Padma will let you feel its breezes through its tides and waves. When winter comes to visit, one can feel the desert by the side of the river as the river now has dwindled.
A man-made site that has now turned to be a historical attraction, Rajshahi boasts its Ramshagor Dighi, a lake dug and built in the 17th century by the ruler Maharaja Ram Nath as a solution to the then existing water inadequacy. If you are looking for the perfect picnic spot, you can also find it in Rajshahi. Shopnopuri is a beautiful artificial tourist spot you can enjoy watching; a perfect place to relax and feel free.
Another stop also includes the famous Paharpur Buddhist Monastery. This monastery is known to be the largest monastery in the south Himalayas region, and the most important, too. Established by King Dharma Pal in the 7th century, the main Mandir is the center of the monastery. All in all, the site covers a land area of 27 acres. A museum to house the collections of recovered objects was built in 1956-1957. Here you can see the antiques such as the ornamental bricks, inscriptions, coins, potteries, goddesses, images of different gods, terracotta plaques and other objects made from clay.
The above-mentioned archeological sites are just a few to visit. Visitors can enjoy exploring the area’s rich history without hurting their pockets through cheap flights to Rajshaji, tour packages and early reservations.
When it comes to accommodation, there are plenty of hotels to choose from. You can select from economy class to first-rate lodging depending on your budget. For sure, there will always be decent hotels in Rajshabi available at any time of the year.