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Mahasthangarh

Mahasthangarh is the most attractive tourist spot in North Bengal, Bogra. Mohasthangarh is the ancient archeological and historical place. It was the capital of Ancient Kingdom Pundravardhana. It is located beside the river Korotoya. The old city was about 2000 meters long and 1500 meters wide and was surrounded by a wall. Once it was a very flourishing city. Here you can find a museum where you can see wide variety of antiquities, ranging from terracotta objects to gold ornaments and coins recovered from the site. Mahasthan Buddhist Stambha is another attraction for the tourists. It is surrounded by several very attractive isolated mounds, the local names of which are Govinda Bhita Temple, Khodai Pathar Mound, Mankalir Kunda, Parasuramer Bedi, Jiyat Kunda etc.

    • Location North Bengal,Bogra
    • Climate Climate characterised by tropical monsoon climate. Considering the variations in temperature, pressure and precipitation, the site can be included within the climatic sub-zone of hot summer and moderate rainfall. The maximum temperature ranges from 37°C to 39°C whereas the minimum temperature varies from 7°C to 10°C.
    • How to get there

      Have to go Bogra first from Dhaka by road, and there are many bus services.

      From Bogra town can go to Mahasthangarh by rickshaw, auto-rickshaw or bus.

    • Where to stay

      Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation runs a very modern and luxurious Motel with restaurant in Bogra town.

      Can stay at Archeological department rest house.

      Can also find a number of private hotels and restaurant to stay and have food in Bogra city.

    • Entry Permits/Fees

      Free to all

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