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  • Address: Sonargoan, Bangladesh

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Sonargaon Tours

The hillside town of Sonargaon is one of the oldest capitals in Bengal and is home to diverse history that spans time, across Hindu, Mughal and British rule. Visitors can see evidence of this eclectic past while wandering the streets, where ancient ruins of a rich past juxtapose more modern European structures.

Travelers can explore the villages and towns that make up this stunning destination aboard a local rickshaw, which can be hired for a single low daily fee. Drivers will transport visitors to some of the areas key sites, including the Goaldi Mosque, Tomb of Sultan Ghiyasuddin Azam Shah and the Shiva Shrine. Those looking for memorable items to take home will do well on a stop to the Folk­Art and Craft Museum Gift Shop inside the Sadarbari museum, which sells dozens of handmade, local items.

Practical Info

Sonargaon is located at the center of the Ganges delta near the river port of Narayanganji in Bangladesh. It’s possible to travel to the countryside town by bus from Gulistan. Locals warn it’s necessary to tell drivers the destination is Mograpara to avoid accidental arrival at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, located in Dhaka. Tickets are about TK 35 for the 40‐minute journey.

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Private Tour: Sonargaon Day Tour including Country Boat Trip, Dhaka, null
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Private Tour: Sonargaon Day Tour including Country Boat Trip

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Enjoy a Dhaka day-tour to visit some of the most amazing destinations including Sonargaon (The old capital of Bengal), Folk Art and Crafts Museum, Panam City ...  Read more

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $88.00
Private Day Trip from Dhaka to Sonargaon and Mainamati, Dhaka, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Private Day Trip from Dhaka to Sonargaon and Mainamati

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Discover the must-see attractions of Bangladesh’s Sonargaon area during this 13-hour private group trip from Dhaka. Visit Sonargaon landmarks including the ...  Read more

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 13 hours (approx.)

From USD $47.00
Sonargaon Day Tour from Dhaka, Dhaka, Private Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Sonargaon Day Tour from Dhaka

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

This day tour will take you to experience the authentic culture and heritage of the Bengali nation. From the deep history of Mugal Empire to British ...  Read more

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.00

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