Pocha Dighi and Ghora Dighi

Type: Lake
Contributed By: ,Nough Eez ,Nayeem
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Brief

Pocha Dighi and Ghora Dighi have own historical and religious significance toward the villagers. The crocodiles in the pond never will harm you even if you touch them. Here many people used to come every day in a way to make their wish fulfilled. As a result many gifts were given by them. The belief of them is high with that. So many wish have already been fulfilled. There used be a fair in almost every day. Different types of local items can be found here to shop.

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How to go

After reaching Bagerhat you may use CNG or auto rickshaw or bus to get there.

How To Reach: Bagerhat district

Bagerhat District is linked with Dhaka and other districts by road and Water. You can use any of those.

Many bus services are available from Dhaka to Bagerhat. Some of them are listed below for your assistance:

1. Meghna Paribahan
Sayedabad Terminal
Contact: 0171717388553
Fare: TK 350 (Approx.)

2. Shakura Paribahan
Gabtoli Terminal
Contact: 01711010450
Fare: TK 500 (Approx.)

3. Porjotok Paribahan
Sayadabad Terminal
Contact: 01711131078
Fare: TK 350 (Approx.)

4. Shohag Paribahan
Gabtoli Terminal
Contact: 01718679302
Fare: TK 380 (Approx.)

Every day, from 5pm to 7pm, three Launches and one streamer, drives from Dhaka Sadarghat to Hularhat in Pirojpur by turns. Once you reach Hularhat, you have to take a road transport, preferably a local bus or private car, which will drive you by Pirojpur to Bagerhat. Some of the launch services from Sadarghat, Dhaka to Hularhat, Pirojpur are listed below:

1. Al-Khaladi
2. Parbot
3. Farhana
4. Tipu

Starting time: 5pm
Reaching time: 9am

Rate:
Regular: TK 180
Cabin Single: TK 500
Cabin Double: TK 800

Presently, there are no flight services from Dhaka to Bagerhat. However, an airport in Bagerhat is currently under construction and therefore, Flights from Dhaka to Bagerhat may be available in the near future.

Where to Stay

There are only a very few hotels in Bagerhat where you may consider staying in. Our recommendation is:

1. Momtaz Hotel
Area: Rail road Bagerhat
It has simple accommodation with limited facilities and moderately good service. However, the place is costly. There are few more comparable hotels nearby the same area.

2. Hotel Jalico
Jalil Tower 77, Lower Jessore Road, Khulna-9100,
Bangladesh.
Phone: +880-41-283962, 811883, 810933, 725912
Mobile: +880-175-743477
Fax: +880-41-724048
E-mail: jalickhotel@yahoo.com, info@hoteljalico.com
Website: www.hoteljalico.com

3. Hotel Al-Prince And Bar
Mongla Port, Bagerhat, khulna, Bangladesh
Phone 88-04658-482

Things to do

Observe the beautiful view of the pond. Both are very much interesting in a point that these ponds were dug so many years ago, but they still look same.

Eating Facilities

You can eat at “Dhansiri Restaurant” which is near to that dighi. Address is: Bagerhat – Khulna Road, Bagerhat, Bangladesh. If you are hungry you may search for fast food shops or restaurants nearby. You may also carry your own food.

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