Best Places to visit in Sylhet: Bangladesh is called the daughter of natural beauty. Though Bangladesh is a small country, if anyone visit here, he or she will get amazed at its natural beauty. Only Bangladesh has six seasons in one year. Though in the summer, we feel pretty much heat we can get different kinds of tasty fruits. After the deadly heat, the rainy season comes with cool shower to the earth. Skies are played hide and seek in the Autumn. Late Autumn is dressed withdrew drops. In the Winter, everything covered by dense fog. Trees are decorated beautifully in the Spring. You can see how beautifully natures changes in every season in only one division. And that is Sylhet. Sylhet is one of the most beautiful divisions in Bangladesh. Here we come to share with you six amazing attractions of Sylhet Division.
1. Lawachara National Park (Sreemangal)
2. Jaflong (Sylhet City)
3. Bisnakandi (Sylhet City)
4. Madhabkunda Waterfall (Maulvi Bazar)
5. Tanguar Haor
6. Ali Amjad Clock Tower
Best Places to Visit in Sylhet
01. Lawachara National Park (Sreemangal)
Lawachara National Park is both well-preserved forest and a major national park in Sreemangal, Bangladesh. This National Park contains 460 species. Among them, 167 species are trees, six reptile species, 4 Amphibian species, 246 bird species, 17 insect species and 20 mammal species. It is a lovely residence for wild chicken, python, squirrel, leopard, owl, parrot, deer, etc. The plat is quite mountainous, and the forest is relatively dark. Chloroform tree is the main attraction of travel. After 5.00 PM, visitors are not allowed to stay in the jungle. Another attraction is Kashia village in the forest. Their hospitality is very impressive. Entry fee for Bangladeshi Nationals is 27 Taka only and 5 USD for foreigners. Students fee is 10 taka. For that, you need to show your id card.
02. Jaflong (Sylhet City)
The most popular hill station in Bangladesh is Jaflong that located in Sylhet city, situated at the border between Bangladesh and the Indian state of Meghalaya. It is a favorite tourist place. Rain-forests and subtropical mountains fade it. Jaflong is well known for Khasi tribe and its stone collections. From Sylhet town, it is about 60 KM only and takes only two hours to reach. Beautiful tea gardens surround it. Main attractions of Jaflong is rolling stones, Khasia Rajbari, Tea gardens, Piyan and Dauki rivers, Dauki bazar, Betel leaf, areca nut, Jackfruit and Orange gardens, etc. The river Mari is coming from the Himalayas of India that bring many tons of stones with its tide. In its forest, there are a lot of animals like Python, wild chicken, crocodile, deer, owl, etc.
03. Bisnakandi (Sylhet City)
Bisnakandi is the name of the village, located at Rustampur union, Gowainghat Upazila, between Bangladesh – India in Sylhet. It surrounded by Khasi Mountains that meet at a single point. Bisnakandi looks impressive in the rainy season. Various kind of stones you can find there that flowed by water. You can get the best scenario in the rainy season there. The flow of water over the rocks gives a fantastic look. From Dhaka, it is located 315 KM and 25 KM from Sylhet. Various kinds of tree, animals, rivers, rolling stones are found there. On a sunny day, it would be an excellent place for entertainment in the shallow water. On there, you can see two closest hills that separated by a canyon. Where the hills are started, the border of Bangladesh ended. That view is breathtaking.
04. Madhabkunda Waterfall (Maulvi Bazar)
Madhabkunda waterfall is one of the most beautiful places in Sylhet. It located in Barlekha Upazila, Maulavi Bazar, Sylhet. With 61 m or 200 ft, high waterfall Madhabkunda is an exotic tourist spot in Bangladesh. Many tourists go to this place for its beautiful adjoining streams, surrounding forest, big boulders, etc. It is 350 km from Dhaka city. The rail journey to Madhabkunda Waterfall is exotic. You can see the beauty of hills, zigzag road, rubber and lemon plantations, tea garden, etc. The total area of Madhabkunda is 267 hectors. When you will see the falling of million tons of water from 200 ft. Height, it will give you breathtaking feelings. Massive water during the rainy season is a widespread thing in there.
05. Tanguar Haor
Tanguar Haor, also called Tangua Haor situated in Dharmapasha & Tahirpur Upazilas of Sunamganj, Sylhet. Lot of swamp area, river(most of the time remain water) makes Tanguar Haor. There are 46 villages in Tanguar Haor. It is about 100 km square. Tanguar Haor is the primary source of earning for more than 45000 people. In 1999, the government of Bangladesh had declared that Tanguar Haor is an Ecologically Critical Area. And the government also take some steps to protect the wetland. You can visit Tanguar Haor two times. One in the rainy season and another is in winter. Two seasons give you two ideal scenario. It also plays a very vital role in the fish production. That’s why it called ‘Mother Fishery’ of the country. Many types of plants species like Clematis cadmium, Nelumbo nucifera, Typha, etc. are presents there.
06. Ali Amjad Clock Tower
One of the oldest clock towers of Bangladesh is Ali Amjad Clock Tower. It is called the “Big Ben of Sylhet.” This popular attraction located near to the Keane Bridge and circuit house, Sylhet city. In 1872, the father of Ali Amjad builds it just two years before he was born. There having a cup of tea, you can see the fantastic beauty of river and Keane bridge. It can easily assume as a church due to its structure. It is standing on one octal base. The clock has activated after long time break. It is one of the historical places of Sylhet city. On every Friday, many people go there with family. Especially the sunset looks so amazing from there.
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