Sree Sree Jagannath Jiu Temple

Type: Temple
Contributed By: ,Nayeem


Jagannathpur Upazila of Sunamganj was named after the Sree Sree Jagannath Jiu Temple situated at Jagannatpur Bazar.

Local people says that it is an old temple. Some people claim it a 150 years old and some other claim, a 300 years old. However, Hindu God Jagannath is one of the most influential among the other gods. So, it’s the most common to see a Jagannath Jiu Temple in almost every hindu locality in Bangladesh.

How to go

From Sunamganj sadar, there are available auto rickshaws and CNGs to visit Jagannathpur in every half an hour. The temple is situated at the main bazar.

How To Reach: Sunamganj District

You can reach Sunamganj only by road. There is no direct rail, air or water transportation system available.

1. Hanif Enterprise:
Arambagh Counter: 01713-402671
Sayedabad Counter: 01713-402673

2. Shyamoli Paribahan:
Arambagh Counter, Dhaka. Phone-7102291, 0193626023
Sayedabad Counter, Dhaka. Phone-0171-8075541, 7511019, 7550071

3. Mamun Enterprise:
First tip – 7:30am, last tip – 12:30am (bus in every 1 hour)
Sayadabad -01718438732, Jonopath mor-0191777061, Fakirapul- 0191287467

You can also try to go there by train or air. You need to reach Sylhet first & afterwards you can ride on a local bus towards Sunamganj. It will take one hour from Sylhet. To know more about how to reach Sylhet, please visit our Sylhet district page.

Where to Stay

There are a number of hotels in the Sunamganj town. You can find hotels according to your budget over here. Few names are given below for your convenience:

1. Hotel Nader Riaz
Address: Thana Road, Derai.
Phone: 01712715916

2. Zila Parshad Dak Bungalow
Manager: Upazila Executive Officer
Address: Sadar Upazila, Derai
Phone: 01911534466

3. Surmavally Residential Resort
Address: Sunamganj Sadar
Contact: Nazir Hussain
Phone :008828913956
fax no:0088-2-9880615

4. Hotel Ali Brothers
Manager/Owner: Hazi Muhammad Ambor Ali
Address: Derai college road, Derai
Phone: 01724112036

Eating Facilities

It is a bazar area. Local restaurants are available.

Travel Tips

Pailgaon Zamindar Bari is near from this place. You may visit this old place.


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