Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Narsingdi, Bangladesh, Asia
Narsingdi is a district situated at the coordinates of 23.92° N 90.73° E in Central Bangladesh. It is located about 46 km away from Dhaka, the capital city of the Bangladesh. Narsingdi District has an area of 1,140.76 sq. km. The district is well known for its textile craft industry.
Narsingdi District shares its borders with Brahmanbaria District to the east and southeast, Narayanganj District in the south and southwest, Gazipur on the west and Narsingdi District to the north and northeast.
Narsingdi is loaded in industrial sector houses great quantity of textile mills, jute mills, and sugar mills. Also Narsingdi is home to biggest power plant of Bangladesh ‘Ghorashal Power Plant’. The main rivers flowing through Narsingdi District are Shitalakkha, Meghna, Old Brahmaputra and Paharea.
History of Narsingdi:
Narsingdi derives its name from earlier famous ruler King Narasinha. Narsingdi was formed as a district in the year 1984.
Culture, Cuisine and Shopping in Narsingdi:
Narsingdi has mixed of population of Muslim, Hindus, Christians and Buddhists. 94% of Muslims are living in Narsingdi and other religions population is as follows: Hindus 4%, Christians 0.5% and Buddhists 1%. Narsingdi District is home to 52 temples, 9 Buddhist temples, 3923 mosques and 3 churches.
The locals of Narsingdi are the great lovers of non vegetarian dishes of fish, mutton and chicken. Paturi, malai curry, sandesh and gulab jamun are the special types of dishes of Narsingdi.
In recent years, some major developments are happening in Narsingdi shopping sector. There are plenty of retail outlets, mobile showrooms, gadget centres; vehicle showrooms and variety of clothe centres in Narsingdi. Other than modern shops, tourists can also come across handicraft and archeological shops in Narsingdi.
Connectivity to Narsingdi:
The major highway of the country ‘The Dhaka-Sylhet Highway’ which passes through Narsingdi connects it with its nearby regions and the main cities of the country. It will take just one hour to reach Dhaka from Narsingdi by road. The bus organizations operate bus services between Narsingdi and surrounding towns and the major operators are National Express, BRTC, Anna Super Service and Badsha Parabahan.
Narsingdi Railway Station is the major railway station for the surrounding regions of Narsingdi located 1.5 km away from the heart of the town. The distance between Narsingdi and Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka is about 45 kms.
Places to see in Narsingdi:
Dhanua is a village situated in Shibpur Upazila in Narsingdi District. This village is well known for the cemetery of a great freedom fighter Shaheed Asad.
Sonaimore Benodon Park:
Sonaimore Benodon Park is place with full of natural attractions magnetizes tourists from all over the district.
Arshinagor Park is beautiful park located in the vicinity of Narsingdi Railway Station. It is children favor park and a best weekend spot for adult also.
Dream Holiday Park:
Dream Holiday Park is a prime magnetism located near Narsingdi Town. It has various specialties and gives a great feel to the visitors.
Wari-Bateshwar ruins are in Bateshwar village in Narsingdi Region. These are remnants of 2500 year old fort and this place is located about 75 km away Dhaka City.
The list of other tourist attractions present near Narsingdi is as follows:
- Dhaka Zoo
- Dhakeshwari Temple
- Curzon Hall
- Church of Bangladesh
- Bangladesh National Museum
Best time to visit Narsingdi:
From October to February is the ideal time to visit Narsingdi.
Accommodation Options near Narsingdi:
Narsingdi houses few luxury hotels and the major international hotels are located in Dhaka City. So tourists can book hotels at Dhaka City for top hospitality services. The prominent hotels in Narsingdi and Dhaka City (46 km away from Narsingdi) are listed below:
- Hotel AL Arafat
- Hotel Sarina
- Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel
- Regency Dhaka
- Ascott The Residence
- La Vinci
- Hotel Lake Castle
- Royal Park
- Ruposhi Bangla Hotel
- The Westin Dhaka