Mahasthangarh, Bogra

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Visit the archeological site of Mahasthangarh to see the remains of the ancient city of Pundra Nagara. The area abounds with Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim artifacts, with the highlight being a citadel made of red mud and brick walls, which dates back to the third century BCE. Near the citadel, visit Govinda Bhita Hindu Temple, built in the sixth century CE. The onsite museum exhibits various artifacts, which include a limestone slab inscribed with six lines in Brahmi script dating back to at least the third century BCE. In addition, you can see coins from different centuries, gold ornaments, and other objects recovered from the site. Put Mahasthangarh on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Bogra sightseeing planner.
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  • Mahasthangarh is one of the oldest urban archaeological sites so far discovered in Bangladesh. Contains the remains of an ancient city dated from a slab engraved in third century BC with a fortified Citadel which is a square about a kilometer and a half from the side. All in all a series of mounds more or less excavated and a Museum for the artifacts found. Interesting.
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  • you will find a ancient cultural taste here. You need to imagine how they were in their time. It is worth visiting  more »
  • Very interesting excavations with long history. You need a good imagination and hopefully year on year the new work will reviel more pieces of the puzzle  more »
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  • Nicely organized museum with good maintaining. Happy to see it. But for winter season, from November to March, you have tp go there before 5 pm, because it closed at 5 pm on that period of year.
  • Mahasthangarh museum is located at the Mahasthangarh of Shibganj of Bogra. It’s just 15 kilometer apart from the main town. You can reach there using any publicly available vehicles. The museum is profound with numerous objects (status, coins, weapon, etc.) those are found after the excavation from the archaeological spots around the Mahasthangarh.
  • This place of historical interest will remind us of the lives the Ancestors and Old life lines had. This will reflect the beauty and aesthetic appeal of the art work of the then artists. The stacks of materials of old time and arts will mesmerize you if you put a close look. Thanks
  • Ancient Sculpture relating to Hindu Religion, Coins and Writings of Hindu and Muslim periods. Government should give a good management to it operate this place.
  • It was a great experience! Mahasthangarh is arguably the most ancient civilization of the country. It expresses our existence and our root. Mahasthangarh museum is another architectural beauty. There are many things to know and make ourselves satisfied with the hunger of history. If you ever have a plan to visit Mahasthangarh, never miss the chance to visit the museum. Many precious substances like coins, idols etc. of that era are kept safely here to exhibit the wonders of a lost civilization.
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