Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Saidpur, Bangladesh, Asia

Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Saidpur, Bangladesh, Asia

Saidpur is a well known city in Nilphamari district of Rangpur Division in Bangladesh. Saidpur Railway Workshop is the biggest railway workshop in the country inaugurated in the year 1870. Saidpur is located about 344 northwest of national capital Dhaka.

Bangladesh Nilsagar Dighi Pond

Saidpur City occupies an area of 121.68 sq. km. and was formed in the year 1858. Saidpur is placed between latitude 25°47′ in the north and longitude 88°54′ in the east. Saidpur is surrounded by Parbatipur Upazila in the south, Chirirbandar Upazila to the west, Nilphamari Sadar to the north and Badarganj Upazila in the east.

Saidpur houses insurance companies, government and private banks with ATMs and several Chinese and Indian restaurants. Also Saidpur is home to best educational institutions include Saidpur Sunflower School and College and Saidpur Cantonment Board High School.

History of Saidpur:

Saidpur City was formed in the year 1858. It is believed that Saidpur got its name from Sayed family of Kuchbihar of India.

Culture, Food and Shopping in Saidpur:

Saidpur houses numerous cultural centres of dance and music all around the city. Silpo Sahitto Shongshod is about 120 year old cultural club located in the city centre. The natives of Saidpur celebrate famous festivals like Bengali New Year Pohela Baishak, English New Year, Eid-ul-fitr, Eid-ul-azha with great splendor and fervor.

Shopping in Saidpur is very easy because the city hosts many shopping malls, retail outlets and entertainment centres and shopping is very best at the time of night. Also the city is home to numerous handicraft shops and archeological centres along with modern shops.

Food in Saidpur is little bit different than other regions of Bangladesh. The people of Saidpur like both vegetarian and non vegetarian foods. Rasho-gollah, kalo-jam, mishti doi, shemai and shandesh are the special types of sweet dishes in Saidpur. Other than local eateries, Restaurants, Indian and Chinese food corners can also seen in Saidpur.

How to reach Saidpur?

Saidpur has good connectivity with nearby regions and major cities of the country by road, railway and air. Buses are easily accessible at Saidpur City Bus Stand and other local bus terminals.

Saidpur Railway Station is one of the important railway stations among the surrounding regions of Saidpur situated 1 km away from the heart of Saidpur City. Saidpur has its own airport located 6 km away from the heart of Saidpur City.

Places to see near Saidpur:


Nilsagar is a big pond located in Dhobadanga Mauza in Nilphamari District. It was earlier known as Birat Dighi and renamed as Nilsagar after the independence of Bangladesh. The pond is spread over an area of 21.449 hectares. The whole pond is covered by full of strongly constructed brick walls. On the east banks of pond one Hindu temple is located and Muslim Worship place is situated on the west banks of the pond.

During the month of Baisakh, there is Baruni Snan festival celebrated on the banks of Nilsagar with musical programs. Nilsagar is considered as one of the best picnic spots in Nilphamari District.

Hazrat Pir Mohiuddin Tomb:

Hazrat Pir Mohiuddin Tomb is located in Kundupukur in Nilphamari District. It is visited by most numbers of tourists every year.

Raja Dharmapal Palace:

Raja Dharmapal Palace is an 18th century palace constructed by Raja Dharmapal located in Jaldhaka. Also the fort is situated beside the palace.

Other top tourist attractions near Saidpur include:

  • Neel Kuthi
  • Raja Harish Chandra Palace
  • Jami Mosque
  • Dimla Rajbari
  • Saidpur Church
  • Teesta Barrage
  • Uttara EPZ
  • Railway Factory
  • Saidpur Airport

Best time to visit Saidpur:

Between the months of October and March is the ideal time to visit Saidpur.

Accommodation options in Saidpur:

The Hotels of Saidpur are very famous for their top quality food from different regions of the world. The best hotels in Saidpur and its nearby regions are:

  • Hotel North View
  • Hotel Al-Rashid
  • Hotel Diamond
  • Jibon Hotel
  • Hotel Unique Residential
  • Khalek Hotel
  • Concord Hotel
  • Hotel Rehana
  • Hotel Nobeena
  • New Hotel

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