Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur, Paharpur

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Visit Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to see incredible carved decorations in stone and terracotta. The ruins' architecture contains some important historical and artistic masterpieces, such as the murals on the outside walls, which show how Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism influenced the site's creation. See over 60 sculptures of Hindu deities at the base of the shrine, and inspect cells where monks used to meditate. Visit the onsite museum, which provides more historical information and displays some recovered artifacts. Before you head to Rajshahi Division, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Rajshahi Division online day trip planner , to make sure you see all that Rajshahi Division has to offer, including Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur.
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  • Place registered a world cultural heritage site in Bangladesh, and was built during the old Buddhist in this region hot faith was that religious institutions, which was hollow and it seems lined up next to the pagoda. Now and like in the landscaped grounds of green and changing soil and red clay brick pagodas, and remained at the base. I was imagining seeing turn the bonus level Museum. That was in bygone days is very splendid temples. By the way, tourists are few.
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  • From Joe PR hat back and forth in the CNG. I went with 500 TK. For time-saving be moved CNG buses is. Nice carvings, impressive ruins were ruins. And here too, anyway nice to Exchange I is. Foreigner unusual shooting here was held. Personally I would exchange with people of such local attraction of world heritage sites in Bangladesh is not. Relics in the Museum is like closing on Sunday.
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  • Some organization has donated less than $100,000 for its restoration. In reality it needs about 10 times more money and real archaeological expertise. The museum is good. Stay at the guesthouse by cal...  more »

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