Best Archaeological Sites In Bangladesh
Somapura Mahavira at Naogaon This place is also known as ‘Paharpur Mahavihar’ which is known for its grandeur monastery. This monastery was built during the Pala period. This is nominated as UNESCO World Heritage. This monastery has a top position in world history for its polished and gigantic architectural work. Each side of the monastery measures 900ft in length and is constructed of monk’s cells. There are 172 such cells and 92 altars of worship. There is a courtyard inside that containing the remains of the ancient Buddhist stupa. This is amongst those few monasteries that has survived the Muslim invasion. The enormous quadrangular structure stands with pride, and remains a heritage site for the visitors of Bangladesh.