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Beautiful Port City of Bangladesh

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Chittagong is a coastline seaport of Bangladesh.it is the finincial hub of bangladesh,also the gateway of the Country.it has ancient history where English,Portuguese,Dutch,Spanesh,and Arabian people came here for business.lastly Mugual established this beautiful city.The city has a population of more than 4 million,while the metropolitan area has making it the second largest city in the country. It is the capital of an eponymous district and division. The city is located on the banks of the Karnaphuli River between the Chittagong Hill Tracts and the Bay of Bengal. Much of Chittagong Division is located within the ecological Indo-Burma zone on the boundary of the India Plate and Burma Plate. This makes Chittagong the crossroads of the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The port city has been known by various names in history, including Chatigaon, Chatigam, Chattagrama, Islamabad, Chattala, Chaityabhumi and Porto Grande De Bengala.

City Gate

City Gate was made by ex-mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhory 2000. Its about 35 feet high and about 10 feet thick it has center column that divide the gate into two part. It is The entry point of chittagong city situated at Fouzdar Hat.It has stanic view on highway to welcome tourist and visitors.It has magnificent Terikota architechtural design amuse the visitors.

Patenga Beach

Patenga is a sea beach located 14 kilometres south of the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is near the mouth of the Karnaphuli River.Patenga is a popular tourist spot. The beach is very close to the Bangladesh Naval Academy of the Bangladesh Navy and Shah Amanat International Airport.Part of the seashore is built-up with concrete walls, and large blocks of stones have been laid to prevent erosion. During the 1990s, a host of restaurants and kiosks sprouted out around the beach area. Lighting of the area has enhanced the security aspect of visiting at night.Nowadays, alcohol peddling is very common at the beach. Vendors from the city sell their ice creams, cold drinks and food to the hundreds of tourists who come to Patenga Beach. According to the local people, Patenga is the best place for delicious, mouth-watering street food at very low costs. One of the popular dishes of the food stands is the fried, spicy mud crab served with a small plate full of falafel, garnished with cucumber and onion. The beach has a wonderful cool atmosphere even at the evening, and people come to enjoy the soothing breeze. The beach is lined with massive shady palm trees and fishing boats.

Shah Amanat Bridge

CRB

Central Railway Building (CRB) is situated in the scenic hilly area of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is the governing office for the general manager of Bangladesh Railway. The building was completed in 1872,it is one of the oldest buildings of the port city. To the east, across CRB Road, is Railway Hospital at CRB, built in 1994.There is a proposal to establish a 50-bed medical college at CRB and up-grade the existing Railway Hospital to 250 beds. There is a residential area for the railway officers surrounding it.The Central Railway Building is one of the few remaining buildings that tell the history of two hundred years of British colonial rule in Chittagong. In 1760, the British rulers took over the control of Chittagong from Nawab Mir Qasim and ruled it until 1947 before the Partition of India. During their reign the British built several buildings to facilitate their administrative works and one of those buildings is CRB.Pohela Boishakh or Bengali New Year celebrated every year at CRB area.Boli Khela a type of free hand wrestling, is organised every year at this place during the Bangla New Year festival. On the festival It is the centre of attraction for people of all ages.

Masjid-e-Siraj ud-Daulah

Masjid-e-Siraj ud-Daulah Chandanpura Mosque lies at Chandanpura, back of Chittagong goverment college.It has some hisorical background. The Mosque face at East having some beautiful Architechtural design with high Arch domShape Doors.It may build Moghul Regime near 400 years old. It has another historic Background that our past President Ziaur Rahman Prayed at this Mosque before killed at same night.The Chandanpura Masjid is a mosque situated in the old part (north) of Chittagong on the Nabab Siraj ud-Daulah road in Bangladesh. It is one of the famous landmarks in Chittagong and a popular tourist attraction for its impressive architecture consisting of multiple domes and minarets painted in bright colors. Although it was renovated in 1952, the mosque has deteriorated over the years due to environmental factors, such as air pollution. Little is known about the origin and the history behind the mosque except for the local historians./p>

Beautiful Chittagong

This City is Surrended by chain of hills and green forest. The forest Produces fresh air for the city dwellers. The Salty Fresh marine Breeze passes over the city from The bay of Bengal.the city has some iconic place to visit.Stone age fossils and tools unearthed in the region indicate that Chittagong has been inhabited since Neolithic times.It is an ancient port city, with a recorded history dating back to the 4th century BC.Its harbour was mentioned in Ptolemy world map in the 2nd century as one of the most impressive ports in the East.The region was part of the ancient Bengali Samatata and Harikela kingdoms. The Candra dynasty once dominated the area, and was followed by the Varman dynasty and Deva dynasty.Chinese traveler Xuanzang described the area as a sleeping beauty rising from mist and water in the 7th century.Arab Muslim traders frequented Chittagong from the 9th century. In 1154, Al-Idrisi wrote of a busy shipping route between Basra and Chittagong, connecting it with the Abbasid capital of Baghdad.

Cheragi Pahar

Cheragi Pahar (sometimes written Cheragee Pahar) is a cultural and historical place located at Chittagong, Bangladesh. Most of the cultural activities of Chittagong and related business were established in the place. Some parts of the region Momin Road are the part of Cheragee Pahar Circle.The poets, authors, little magazine activist, artists, musicians, journalists, dramatist, model and cultural workers gather at Cheragee Pahar Circle every day.Pohela Boishakh, Pohela Falgun is celebrated in every year at the place.In 2012, a site specific art exhibition held at the place, where young artists and curator experiments with new art forms and media in his exhibitions.

War Cemetery

The Chittagong Commonwealth War Cemetery is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in Chittagong, Bangladesh.This cemetery was established to show the honor for the soldiers and others who died in World War II. The cemetery was created by the British Army, and there were originally about 400 burials. Graves have since been transferred to this cemetery from the Lushai Hills (Assam) and other isolated sites, and from Chittagong Civil Cemetery, Chandragona Baptist Mission Cemetery,Chiringa Military Cemetery.There are now 731 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-45 war here, 17 of which are unidentified.There are a further 20 foreign national burials, 1 being a seaman of the Dutch Navy and 19 Japanese soldiers, 1 of which is unidentified. There are also 4 non-war U.K. military burials.Commonwealth War Cemetery Chittagong is in Dampara locality, No 19 Badsha Mia Road, 22 kilometers north of the airport and 8 kilometers from the port on a site which was formerly paddy fields, but which has now been developed.It is near the arts college and close by Finlay Guest Houses near Chatteshanry Road, a well known road leading to the Hindu Kali Bari Temple. There is no C.W.G.C. road direction sign.