July 20, 2008

Rajshahi City

Rajshahi town is situated besides the river Padma which is one of the major rivers of Indian subcontinent . In rainy season the great Padma is in full spate with its tides and waves whereas in winter it dwindles and you will see the desert by the side of Padma river. You can visit Rajshahi University. It’s a very well planed University and you can visit The Shahid Smriti Sangraha Shala in the University, you can see the documents and photography’s from the language movement of 1952 to the liberation was 1972. You can also visit Borendra Research Museum, Shrine of Hazrat Shah Mokhdum (Rh.) and Sopura etc.

Varendra Research Museum
This was the first museum of Bangladesh.
This museum has a rich and ancient collection, almost three thousands of objects of Paharpur, Mohasthangar and Mohenjodaro and also of 16th to 19th century A.D. This is devoted to the study of ancient history and culture. Its rich collections contain interesting objects of past Hindu, Buddhist and Muslim heritage. It is located at the heart of Rajshahi town and maintained by Rajshahi University authority from 1964. The year of its formal establishment is 1910 A.D. by Sharat Kumar Roy. Admission is free.

Rajshahi University
University of Rajshahi is a public university located in Rajshahi city. This University was established in 1953, the second university to be established in what was then East Pakistan.
The university's forty-seven departments are organised into eight faculties. Rajshahi University is located in a 753 acres (3 km²) campus in Motihar, 3 kilometres (2 mi) from the Rajshahi city centre. It is one of the largest universities in Bangladesh.

Shrine of Hazrat Shah Mokhdum(Rh.)
It is a Majar or Dorga(Shrine)is established around the grave of Hazrat Shah Mokhdum Ruposh(Rh.) in Rajshahi city.Is is said that he was the first Islam preacher in the Rajshahi region.It is said that he came to Rajshahi through the river Padma riding two crocodiles.Even now,some crocodiles are reserved in the Dhighi(Large pond) next to the shrine of Hazrat Shah Mokhdum(Rh).

Rajshahi is particularly well known all over the world for the Rajshahi silk, and related products. And is often referred to a the silk city, because the silk produces here are sold at very cheap rates. Here in Sopura, the famous silk industry. Recently a new township has grown up here on the northern side of the railway station. Here lie the district stadium and the Polytechnic institute.

Barakuthi (16th century Dutch establishment) is a major tourist attraction for its cemetery, it has groves, belonging to the nineteenth century.

How to Go:
Rajshahi traveling way hotels and etc

1 comment:

Mohammad Arifuzzaman Roman said...

nice blog man...this is very much helpful for know about rajshahi..keep it up