Archaeological tour

Archaeological tour

Archaeological tour is that covers all archaeological sites in Bangladesh. Bogra Tour where you can see archaeological sites.  Mohastanagar is an archaeological site in Bogra town under Rajshahi division one of the oldest towns in northern Bangladesh. This was a town and district of British India which was Eastern Bengal and Assam. Bogra is sometimes described as the nerve center of northern Bangladesh.  Former president Ziaur Rahman of BNP and Muhammad Ali a former prime minister of Pakistan both were born here. There are more archaeological tour in Bangladesh.

Ramparts of Mahastanagar citadel few miles away from Bogra town. It means that this is the oldest city of Bengal in the greater emperor Asoka’s India. He conquered the Bengal and founded this old city  called pundra Bardhan. An ancient engraved stone believed to be Gupata era that was discovered from the bank of a pond near Sura Masjid at Ghoraghat upozilla in Dinajpur. Bogra town was formed in 1821.  It contains an area of 3520 squire kilometer.  Here major tourists attractions are Mahastanagarth, landmarks, the nawab bari museum , akbori restaurant and amusement park. Bogra tour as archaeological sites adds strong cultural affinity to Baul, Marfoti, Lalon and Sufi which are Bengali traditional folk music. The earliest urban archaeological site Mahastanagarth discovered that is located in Bogra. The village Mahastan in Shibganj thana of Bogra that contains the remains of an ancient city was called Pundranagarh in the territory of Pundrabardhan. This place is sacred by Buddhists Hindus alike. Archaeological tour

Another tourist attraction is Goku Medh an excavated mound in the village of Gokul under Bogra sadar upozilla. It is about two kilometer southwest of Mahastan citadel. Excavations in 1934 to 1936 by Majumdar revealed a gigantic shrine or sputa plinth built in the terraced cellular style of construction. Behular basor ghor very near Mahastanagarth which is a popular place. Nawab palace used as neelkuti during the British period and Jaina temple are two eminent archaeological tour in Bogra.

Paharpur is a small village five kilometers west of Zamalgonj in the greater Rajshahi district where the are remains of the most important and the largest  known monastery south of the Himalayas has been excavated.  This seventh century archaeological covers  about an area of twenty seven acres of land.  The entire establishment occupying a quadrangular court measuring more than nine hundred feet externally on each side that has high enclosure walls about sixteen feet in thickness from twelve feet to fifteen feet in high. There are forty five cells on the north and forty four in each of other three sides with a total number of one hundred seventy seven rooms.  The archaeological sites of the pyramidal cruciform temple is profoundly influenced by those south east Asia especially Mynmar and Java. A museum built in 1956 to 1957 houses the collection of objects recovered from this area.  The antiquities of the museum includes terracotta plaques, images of different gods and goddesses, potteries, coins, inscriptions, ornamental bricks and minor clay objects. Archaeological tour

Of archaeological tour, Mainamoti is another place where you can see archaeological sites. An isolated low, dimpled range of hills dotted with more than fifty ancient Buddhist settlements of the eight century to twelve century known as Mainamati lalmai ranges are extended through the center of the district Comilla. Salvan bihar almost in the middle of the Mainamati Lalmai hill range consists of one hundred fifteen cells built around a spacious courtyard with cruciform temple in the center facing its only gateway complex to the north resembling that of Paharpur monastery.   Kotia mura situated on a flatted hillock about five kilometer north of Salban Vihar inside the Comilla cantonment area is picturesque Buddhists establishment. Here three stupas are found side by side representing the Buddhists trinity or three jewels, the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.  Charpatra Muta is an isolated small oblong shrine situated about two and half kilometer north west of Kotia Mura stupas. The only approach to the shrine is from the east through the gateway which leads to a spacious hall. The Mainamati site museum has a rich and varied collection of copper plates, gold and silver coins and eighty six bronzes objects. Over one hundred bronze statues have been recovered mostly from the monastic cells, bronze stupas, stone sculptures and hundreds of terracotta plaques each measuring on an average o nine inch high and eight inch to twelve inch wide. Besides there are more archaeological sites in other places. Archaeological tour