Dinajpur

Dinajpur is a district in the northern part of Bangladesh, famous for mangoes and Lichees and some fragrant varieties of rice.

Things to see in Dinajpur include the Kantaji Temple, built by Maharaja Pran Nath. It’s a beautiful temple covered with exquisite terracotta tiles. It took 30 years to build and was finally completed in 1752. Maharaja Pran Nath also built a mosque near the temple.

Other attractions include the Ram Shagor (Ram Sea) a man made water tank for irrigation purposes and is the biggest man made tank in Bangladesh. It is approximately 1079m x 193m and 9.5m deep. It was built by Raja Ram Nath around 1755.

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