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Tourism or Parjatan Information of Bogra District
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From this page, tourists can be informed about the travel information of Bogura district. Which will come in handy in their travels. Not only this, with the name of each travel destination there is an hyperlink of an informative video which will give a clear idea about the place by watching the video and will make them interested in traveling.

 
Karupalli
Artist Dulal built Karupalli a little south of the citys Satmatha junction. Here are the strange caves of primitive people. Here you will find a complete idea about the cave paintings of the primitive people. In front of the artificial zoo there are various rocky animals.
 
Mohammad Ali Palace Museum
The Mohammad Ali Palace Museum is on the south side of Karupalli. The house of the then Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawab Mohammad Ali has now been converted into a museum and childrens park. There are various rides of the childrens park such as mini train, fighter ride, merry go round, wonder chair, 3D movie etc. Apart from this, the entire courtyard of the house is also decorated with various sculptures. Besides, the old house of the Nawabs has been turned into a museum. Various items used by the Nawabs are on display in this museum. The Mohammad Ali Palace Museum is open every day from 9 am to 9 pm.
 
Mahasthangarh
The most notable place of interest in Bogra is Mahasthangarh. It is located on the banks of the river Karatoya, about 13 km north of Bogra city. Mahasthangarh is a fortified city about two and a half thousand years ago. Once the capital of Maurya, Gupta, Pala and Sen kings. Now only their ruins stand silently as silent witnesses of history. There are still the walls of that ancient city 5,000 feet long and 4,500 feet wide. Inside the walls there are various monuments including Jiyatkund, ancient mosque.
 
Shrine of Hazrat Shah Sultan Balkhir (ra)
To free the people of the region from the tyranny of King Parshuram, Shah Sultan Balkhi (R.) came to this area from Balkh province of Afghanistan. He fought with Parashuram in 1205-1220 AD. Parashuram was defeated and killed in the battle.
 
Ghat of Sheela Devi
To the east of Mahasthangarh is the Ghat of Sheela Devi on the banks of the river Karatoya. Sheila Devi was Parashurams sister. It was here that he sacrificed himself for self-purification during the war.
 

Govinda Vita
It is an archeological site located on the banks of the river Karatoya, a little north of Mahasthangarh. It is basically an ancient temple. The temple is mentioned in the Sanskrit text Karatoya Mahatnan written in the 12th-13th century AD.

Archaeological excavations, first in 1926-29 and later in 1970, have uncovered artifacts from the 2nd century BC onwards.

 
Bhalubihar
About 16 km from Bogra city. Another name of this archeological site located in Shibganj upazila is Narpati Dhap. Excavations have uncovered many more artefacts, including two medium-sized Sangharam and a temple. The area of ​​the relatively small sangharam is 49 m in north-south and 48 m in east-west. It has 26 rooms for monks to live in on four sides and a verandah in front of the rooms and an entrance in the center of the east arm. The bar has 30 monks rooms and an entrance at the center of the south arm. Excavations at various times have led to the discovery of about 800 archeological specimens.
 
Gokul Medh
Located at Gokul village, 10 km north of Bogra city and 2 km south of Mahasthangarh, this archeological site is known as Behulas Basarghar. According to historians, it was built between the seventh and twelfth centuries. This brick mound is relatively long and triangular in east-west. As a result of excavation, 162 rooms have been discovered in this installation.
 

Mahasthangarh Museum
The Mahasthangarh Museum, located just opposite Govinda Vita, a little north of Mahasthangarh, was established in 1986. The museum preserves various archeological finds found in the area. The museums summer schedule is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 1 pm to 30 minutes lunch break. The winter schedule is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1 pm to 30 minutes lunch break. The Mahasthangarh Museum is closed on full Sundays of the week, half days on Mondays and public holidays.

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