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অবসর সময়ে ভ্রমণ করুন ও দেশ সম্পর্কে জানুন - পর্যটনবিডি.কম

Description About Tourism or Parjatan Place of Dinajpur

এ পৃষ্ঠা থেকে ট্যুরিষ্ট বা পর্যটক দিনাজপুর জেলার ভ্রমন তথ্য সম্পর্কে অবগত হতে পারবে। যা তাদের ভ্রমনের ক্ষেত্রে কাজে আসবে। শুধু তাই নয় এখনকার প্রতিটি ভ্রমন স্থানের নামের সাথে একটি তথ্যবহুলভিডিও-এর হাইপারলিংক করা আছেযার মাধ্যমে ভিডিও দেখে স্থান সম্পর্কে সুস্পষ্ট ধারণা পাবে ও ভ্রমণ সম্পর্কে তারা আগ্রহীহয়ে উঠবে।

Dinajpur Rajbari


This ruined palace is located on the north-eastern side of Dinajpur city. At the beginning of the entrance, you will see a small ancient Krishna temple on the right and the ruins of the ancient palace on the left. There is another temple a little inside. Spread over an area of ​​about 17 acres, the palace once had three main parts of the zamindar house - Aina Mahal, Rani Mahal and Thakurbari Mahal besides several temples, guest houses, hospitals, residences of royal employees, dighis etc. Most of these were built by Maharaja Prannath and his adopted son Ramnath at some point in the eighteenth century. All this is now in ruins. It takes about half an hour to reach here by rickshaw from Dinajpur city.

ChehelgaziMajar and Mosque

6 km from Dinajpur city. To the north is the shrine and mosque of the saintly Chehelgazi on the west side of the Dinajpur-Rangpur road. According to an inscription of the mosque preserved in the Dinajpur Museum, it was built during the reign of Sultan Ruknuddin Barbak Shah by Ulugh Nusrat Khan, the ruler of Dinajpur Pargana, on the orders of his vizier Ikrab Khan in 65 AH or 1480 AD. Everything in the mosque is now destroyed except the surrounding walls.
According to another inscription of the mosque, the shrine was renovated during the construction of the Chehelgazi Mosque in 1460 AD. There are rumors that 40 Gazi (religious warriors) were buried here together. That is why the name of this place is Chehel (forty) Ghazi. You can come here by bus or rickshaw from Dinajpur city.


21 km from Dinajpur city. Kantjiu temple is located in Kantnagar village of Kaharol thana in the distance. According to many, it is called Kantjiu Temple because it is located in Kantnagar. It is said that this temple was built to house the idols of Lord Krishna. Prannath Roy, the then zamindar of Dinajpur, started the construction of this temple in 1822, which was rich in terracotta ornaments. However, the construction work of this temple could not be completed during his lifetime. Later, in 1852, his foster son Ramnath completed the construction of the temple. He then dedicated this temple to Lord Krishna.

The architectural style, the layout, the ingenuity of the temple make the whole scene so beautiful that there is no other more beautiful, eye-catching temple in Bangladesh. In artistic analysis, this temple stands on a square parallel space made of stone, about 3 feet high and 60 feet in arms. The temple is built in 3 steps according to the monument plan. Overall, the temple looks like a huge chariot. The three-storied and square temple is 52 feet long and 60 feet high. The upper dome took on the shape of a house after parts were broken in an earthquake in 1897. There were 9 lovely peaks on the top of the dome before the earthquake broke. There are two brick pillars in front of the verandah. This pillar has three open doors attached to each side of the wall. The two doors on the south side of the second floor are more noticeable. After this door is the main room inside, there are 16 rooms in total. There are small rooms around the big rooms.

There are millions of terracotta paintings under the temple altar and on the walls. In addition to the terracotta with mythological paintings, there are also terracotta statues of different statues in different places on the walls of the temple. Among these terracotta are images of men and women, gods and goddesses, singers and musicians, warriors and hunters, housewives, boatmen, dancing women, palanquin bearers, plants, fruits and flowers, herbs and leaves. Next to the Kantjiu temple is a temple with an almost ruined pinnacle, also built by Maharaja Prannath. King Prannath built this temple and installed an idol of Krishna here. This idol he brought from Vrindavan. The temple had a 16-sided monument and was 40 feet high. According to the tradition of Kantjiu temple, a fair is held here every year on the full moon day.

From Dinajpur Central Bus Station to Pirganj by bus to Kantnagar fare is 20-25 rupees per person. The temple is a little ahead after crossing the Dhepa river. In winter, you can cross the river on foot, but in the rainy season, you have to cross by boat.



Nayabad Mosque


The historic Nayabad Mosque is a mile away from the Kantjiu Temple. The three-domed mosque is a contemporary of Kantjiur. The mosque has three entrances and a mihrab. The outside of the mosque is surrounded on four sides by slightly high walls and the open space inside the walls is paved. From Kantjiu you can go to Nayabad Mosque by rickshaw or van.



6 km from Dinajpur city. Ram Sagar Dighi in Auliapur Union to the south. Raja Ramnath dug this dighi through a food-for-work program to alleviate the irrigation facilities and water shortage of the people. The total area of ​​the tank, including the surrounding courtyard, is about 437492 square meters. It takes about an hour to travel by rickshaw from the city, which is surrounded by picturesque gardens, with a length of 1031 meters and a width of 364 meters.


About 52 km from Dinajpur city. Swapnapuri is a private tourist destination located in Aftabganj of Nawabganj upazila. There are zoos, gardens, lakes, rest houses, picnic centers, etc. covering an area of ​​about 150 acres. Swapnapuri can be easily reached by bus from Dinajpur city.


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