Although all but a few remnants of the ancient capital of Bengal are long-since gone, this is a town well worth visiting.
Sonargaon can be found just to the south east of Dhaka off the Chittagong highway. After the crowds of Dhaka it feels like a peaceful haven. Long abandoned homes of rich Hindus and an old bridge and older mosque add a mysterious quality to the town.
Sonargaon is also the home of a folk museum and local craft items may be purchased.