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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. Plan your visit to Mahasthangarh and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Rajshahi Division itinerary builder.
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  • Mahasthangarh is the best tour pleases over the world. this Mahasthangarh old name is pondu nogory this is historical place . Here living king and queen in past  more »
  • OK, it's history, and the citadel walls are well preserved, but, after the visit, take the road to Bogra and few km from here visit the Behula Lakhsmindar Gokul Math site. It's a bit more interesting, a ruin of a monastery in piramide, similar to Somapuri Vihara at Paharpour also needs to go...
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  • Well maintained historic relic dating back from 300 B.C. It's a long walk to the well but can make for an interesting one with friends.  more »
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  • Many historical elements were preserved here & it's very nice museum.
  • One of the most historical place in Bangladesh.
  • The extensive ruins of Mahasthangarh presents the glorious past about two thousand and five hundred years of Pundranagar the capital city of ancient Pundra Vardhan Bakti. This Museum having lot of archaeological evidence.
  • Very informative and well displayed artifacts giving a brief overview of the history of this area.
  • Its a really beautiful place