Mymensingh (ময়মনসিংহ), situated beside the Brahmaputra river was formerly called as Nasirabad. It is a city in Mymensingh District in central region of Bangladesh. This city is clearly marked by the old Brahmaputra river flowing along its north. Shambhuganj (শম্ভুগঞ্জ) is situated on the other side of the Brahmaputra, connected by the Shambhuganj Bridge. From the very beginning of the urbanization of this city, it was enriched with many features that made this city fulfilled. Bepin Park (বিপিন পার্ক) is one of the well known features among those.
Bepin Park (বিপিন পার্ক) is a common place to go around in Mymensingh City, very close to Brahmaputra River. It is a small park near Bara Bazaar area, built as a recreation center for child, youths and age old people. Sitting in the brick benches inside the park an explorer can get the whole view of Brahmaputra river. From the dawn to dusk it is open for all visitors. This park owns so many rides for kids which has made this park unique from others. Besides, it also has sitting arrangement for public.
To enhance the beauty of city, Bepin Park was first Inaugurated by DC M Sayful Islam on 1st January, 1980. Later, its beauty was developed & Inaugurated by the city Mayor Ikramul Haque Titu. A lot of people come here everyday with Child and senior members for wondering around and refreshment.
Its easy for the Mymensingh citizen to visit that park; just hire a rickshaw to get there. From Charpara, Maskanda and Kachari area, there are significant numbers of rickshaws and auto-rickshaws moving toward the bridge area via Bara Bazar road. Just ride one of those vehicles to be that park. If you would like to pay a visit to that place, check how to go from Dhaka to Mymensingh by road.
Mymensingh city is located about 120 km (75 mi) north of Dhaka which is the capital of the country. There is no airport in Mymensingh. Dhaka airport is approximately 110 km (4.00 hours drive) from Mymensingh by bus. There are several bus services from Dhaka to Mymensingh. Buses leave from the Mohakhali bus stand (10 km south of Dhaka Airport) in Dhaka to the Mashkanda bus stand in Mymensingh. You can get on any of the following buses from the Mohakhali bus stand in Dhaka, which will cost around Tk. 350 ($4):
There are several train services from Dhaka to Mymensingh. It takes almost 3 hours to reach Mymensingh from Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. You can get on from the Dhaka Airport or you could go to the main train station-Komlapur Rail Station.
The main bus terminal is Mahstandar bus station, 3km from the Station Rd Circle. Between 6am and 6pm you can get a bus to a zillion places including Tangail (Tk 80, 2½ hours), Madhupur (Tk 40, 45 minutes), Dhaka (Tk 80, 4½ hours) and Bogra (Tk 140, 4½ hours).
The bus stand for Haluaghat and other destinations on the other side of the Brahmaputra River is, logically, at the bridge. Buses to Haluaghat (Tk 45, 1½ hours) leave regularly between 8am and 7pm.
Every day from the capital Dhaka to Mymensingh, a total of 7 mail trains comes in till 11:00 am. Four of the seven are intercity express train, others are local. These trains come to Mymensingh through to Tongi-gaffargaon from Dhaka. 3 out of 4 go to Tarakandi and 1 go to Dhaka-mohanganj. Per day 3 local train arrives at Mymensingh from Dhaka. 1 in 3 of the local trains come to Mymensingh via Bhairab-Kisorganj-gauripur, the other two comes Mymensingh via gaffargaon.
1. Hotel Hera
Address: 36/B S. K. Moharaja Road
Phone: +8801711167880, +8801714414212
24 hours internet facility at the lobbey of the Hotel Hera. Internet is absolutely free for the people staying at the hotel.
2. Hotel Amir International
Address:Palika Shopping Centre, 46 Station Rd Mymensingh
Phone: 01711167948, 09151500
3. Hotel Mustafiz International
Address: 6/B Gangadas Guha Rd, Mymensingh
4. Nirala Rest House
Address: 67 Chotto Bazar Mymensingh
Phone: 091 67384
While wondering around on the edge of Brahmaputra river, you might stop by and sit there to have the view of river and people coming from the other side. You may have some tea, coffee or snacks while spending your leisure sitting with your friends/families on the park benches.
In Mymensingh city there is a plenty of options for Hotels and Restaurants. A traveler can find a good one in according to his/her demand.
Kaptai National Park is near about 5464 hectares. The park is adjacent to Kaptai Bazar in the north-eastern corner of the Kaptai Upazila in Rangamati District. It is an attractive travel destination to all kind of traveler of the country. Every single year more then 50000 peoples visit this green heaven. Wild lives in the Kaptai National Park include Deer, Elephant, Jungle Cat, Monkey etc. Adventures are including Boating, Picnic spots, Speed boat cruising, Water skiing and Hiking.
Rangamati Hill District is one of the major tourist place in Bangladesh. The green hills, vast Kaptai lake, numerous springs as well as the unique life style of tribal people attract tourist. Besides, there are many other fascinating things or places where the tourists visit such as, Rajbon Bihar, Tribal Cultural Museum, Bungalow of Deputy Commissioner, Bain Textile, Hanging Bridge adjacent of Tourism complex, Soubolng, Kaptai Hydro-Electric Project etc.
Kaptai National Park is unique for its monumental plantations of 1873, 1878 and 1879, the starting point of modern forest management in this sub-continent. The tropical rain forest on the banks of river Karnaphuly is amazing in the Kaptai National Park. There are a number of wildlife like Deer, Elephent, Jungle cat, Monkey etc. in the park. The Kaptai Forest Rest house and Kaptai Mukh Forest Rest House, Picnic spots are other attraction to enjoy the scenic natural beauty of the National Park.
Despite the fact that the Kaptai National Park was only established in 1999, it already has a great legacy of rebirth and ancient history. As early as 1873, massive plantations of forest trees were started by local forest management, which has resulted in much of the beautiful growth that is now seen today. The nearby Rajbon Bihar, Tribal Cultural Museum, Bain Textile, Soubolng and Hanging Bridge situated adjacent to the Tourism complex provide plenty of fascinating insight into the past and present community projects that have been attempted in the area. The Kaptai Hydro-Electric Project gives back to the community by providing a clean source of electricity for the people. Picnic spots for public enjoyment are everywhere, while the Kaptai Forest Rest House and the Kaptai Mukh Forest Rest House provide the perfect place to relax and unwind after a stressful week in the city.
Little wonder then that the Kaptai National Park is already incredibly popular with the locals. Some 50 000 people visit the park each year, paying an entrance fee of Tk10.00 per a person in support of this enjoyable wilderness. While most spend their time picnicking, others may go boating or speed boat cruising, water skiing or hiking. Great food can be found at a number of nearby restaurants for those looking for something a bit more substantial after a day spent in the great outdoors. The Kaptai National Park is relatively easy to reach: visitors can travel to Chittagong by way of rail, air or road and from there can make the short trip to the park via road. So make sure you include this great spot in your Bangladesh travel plans!)  => Array ( [name] => Botanical Garden, Mirpur 1 [post_id] => 5557 [post_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/places/botanical-garden/ [thumb_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/01.-Botanical-Garden-Dhaka1-300x225.jpg [post_content] => Botanical Garden is located alongside of Mirpur National Zoo. It was built in 1961 with area of more than 100 acres. This garden collects and documents plant specimens from all over the country, as well as from far-off locations. The garden is categorized into fifty-seven sections and includes a cactus house, lily ponds, a lotus pond, six lakes, two nurseries, an orchid house, a tissue culture research center and comprehensive visitor facilities. [This spot needs more detail. If you have more information and photos, please be advised to add in our website. Your name will be published as a Content Contributor] )  => Array ( [name] => Hala Boter Tall [post_id] => 4794 [post_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/places/hala-boter-tall/ [thumb_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Hala-boter-tall1-300x225.jpg [post_content] =>
"Hala Boter Tall" is one of the legend place of the district. Almost a half-acre of land across a wide range of very ancient banyan tree near Kulaghat, Lalmonirhat.
People says that, banyan tree is at least 130 years of age. The field of Eidgah under that tree is older than it. In Pakistan period (1951-5 to khristabde) Fakir Pir was brought from jaunopur by the local khati fakir for certain. Pir Sahib was sitting in the trees below. A well was dag For the People coming to the field for oju. Being lack of water Due to the difficulties oju, Pir (saint) Sahib told to give a vessel of water to the well. The lack of water was then removed and never happened. It was also less than the time before the end of the distribution concerns khicuri Pir saheb give cover of the Pipkins. According to his instructions to remove the lid a little after the start of the khicuri distribution. At the end of the distribution of the khicuri few neighboring villages’ people who didn’t come to hear is also possible to send them. Pir Sahib was to go, but the place of speech was considered to be a holy place to people, people see with special respect towards the banyan tree too. After Bangladesh won its independence it spared. Every Friday still a lot of people from different places come here to be seen Manat.) )
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