Sonargaon is a historic historical city in central Bangladesh. It is one of the oldest capitals of the historical history of Bengal and was the administrative center of East Bengal.
It was also a port and trade center. During British colonial rule, the merchants designed several Indo-Saracenic townhouses in Panam Para. Sonargaon was the center of the muslin business in Bengal.
Why You Interested tout plan to visit Sonargaon?
Sonargaon is located near the old path of the Brahmaputra river.
To the north of its lies the ruins of Wari-Batteshwar, which archaeologists have considered as the Emporium (trade colony) of Saunagoura mentioned by Greco-Roman writers.
The name Sonargaon originated with the ancient word of Subarnagram. In ancient times, Sonargaon was ruled by Bengal and the Samrat Kingdom. The Sen dynasty used the area as a base.
Dasharathadev, the king of the Dev dynasty, shifted his capital from Vikrampur to Subarnagram in the middle of the 5th century. Sonargaon, one of the most likely locations in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, is a land of gold that is mentioned in the culture.
It is a great place. I like to spend time in folk art. We have been sitting near the pond for a long time enjoying the tranquil beauty of nature. On our way back home we found the city.
It was as if we were visiting an ancient city during ancient times. It is a great place for tourists as it is a historical landmark and a beautiful location.
Highlights place in Sonargaon:
- abandoned merchant city – Panam Nagar.
- 15th-century Goaldi Mosque.
- Folk-arts and crafts museum.
- a school for disadvantaged children.
- Boat ride on mighty river Meghna.
- Experience traditional life on a char (river island).
How To Go?
There are regular bus services to Sonargaon from Gulistan, Syedabad, and other bus stands. Tickets can be purchased at the roadside counter. Rides can take about 40 minutes, depending on the incredible traffic.
Mention your destination as Mograpara. You can take a bus from Placeka (Gulistan). It will take you about 1 hour to reach this place. You have to get off the bus at Mograpara Crossing.