Best Archaeological Sites In Bangladesh
Mahasthangarh is one of the oldest antiquities in Bangladesh. Famous in the city’s history, it was also known as Pundravardhana or Pundranagar. Mahasthangarh was once the capital of Bengal. Archaeological evidence shows that a civilized town was established here some 2,500 years before the birth of Jesus Christ. It was declared the cultural capital of SAARC in 2016. Within this walled city, there are archeological traces of various periods. For centuries, this place was the provincial capital of the mighty Maurya, Gupta, Pala and Sena rulers and later the capital of the Hindu feudal kings.