Bagerhat District [Attractions, Hotels, Food]

Total Area: 3,959 Sq. Km.

Population: 1,476,090 (Bangladesh - Population Census 2011).

Places: Khan Jahan Ali's Tomb Complex, Mongla Sea Port, Rajbari of Banagram, Sundarbans, Sixty Dome Mosque, etc.

About Bagerhat

Bagerhat district of Khulna division has a total area of 3,959 square kilometers. It is the home of the Royal Bengal Tigers. Bagerhat sub-division became a district in 1984. The district has 9 upazilas, 75 unions, 723 mauzas, 1,031 villages, 3 paurashavas, 27 wards and 56 mahallas. The upazilas are Bagerhat Sadar, Chitalmari, Fakirhat, Kachua, Mollahat, Mongla, Morrelganj, Rampal, and Sharankhola. Panguchi, Daratana, Madhumati, Pasur, Haringhata, Mongla, Baleswar, Bangra, and Goshairkhali are the main rivers.

Best Places to Visit at Bagerhat

  • Azoddha Math/Kodla Math,
  • Bagerhat Museum,
  • Bibi Begni Mosque: Bagerhat-Khulna Road, Bagerhat.
  • Buffalo Cultivation Centre,
  • Chandra Mahal,
  • Chila Church,
  • Chunkhola Mosque,
  • Dublar Chor (Island),
  • Durgapur Shiva Math,
  • Ghora Dighi: Bagerhat
  • Golden Krishna,
  • Hiron Point: Sundarbans, Bagerhat.
  • Jindapir Mosque,
  • Khan Jahan Ali's Tank,
  • Khan Jahan Ali's Tomb Complex,
  • Khanjeli Lake/Tagore Lake,
  • Mongla Sea Port,
  • Nil Sorobor,
  • Nine Dome Mosque,
  • One Dome Mosque,
  • Sabekdanga Archaeological Site,
  • Singair Mosque,
  • Sixty Dome Mosque (Shat Gambuj Mosque),
  • Sundarbans,
  • Sundarban Museum,
  • Shundarban Resort,
  • Watch Tower of British Force, etc.

Best Things to Do at Bagerhat

  • Visit the largest mangrove forest & spend some time with Royal Bengal Tigers, Spotted Deers, Monkeys, Crocodiles etc.
  • Visit Kotka Beach deep inside Sundarbans,
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage site 'Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat' where the Shat Gambuj Mosque located etc.

Best Time to Visit at Bagerhat

The best time to visit Bagerhat, is in between October to February, as the weather is cooler during this time. The average temperature is 26 °C (78 °F) during these months. But to see the real beauty and the greens, one has to visit during Rainy season i.e. June to September which is warmer by the way. But try to avoid May as it’s the warmest of all months at Bangladesh. Keep an eye for cyclones if you plan your visit from April to May and September to November.

How to Reach Bagerhat

By Road

- By Private Vehicle: One can go to Bagerhat by own vehicle or by hiring one. There will be one ferry between Mawa-Kawrakandi or at Paturia-Daulatdia to cross the Padma river. Mawa-Kawrakandi ferry will take longer time to cross and one can see the ongoing work of 'Padma Bridge' during the crossing (as on 2017).
- By Bus: Different bus services are available from Dhaka to Bagerhat. Sheba Green Line (Gabtoli Bus Terminal, +880 1733-337646), Diganta Paribahan (), Comfort Line Pvt Ltd. (), Hanif Enterprise () are some of them. Ticket price ranges from 350 to 600 as of 2017.

By Railway

- Dhaka to Khulna by train. Khulna to Bagerhat by road.

By Air

- Dhaka to Jessore by Air. Then Jessore to Bagerhat by road.

Map of Bagerhat

Best Restaurants to Eat at Bagerhat

BANGLADESH Hotel & Restaurant

Address: B.L.S Road, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-2010466

Barisal Appayon Hotel

Address: Khanzahan Ali, Mazar Road, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-36330952

Bismillah Hotel

Address: Fakir Hat Tempo Stand More, Fakir Hat, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-018-38034987

Bithi Sweets

Address: Tempo Stand,Fakir Hat Bazar, Fakir Hat, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-38478762

Coffee House

Address: Singapur Market, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-29310997

Ekushey Fried Chicken - EFC

Address: 09, South Central Road, Khulna - 9100
Contact No.: +88-041-723313, +88-016-15538366

Hotel Niribili

Address: Khanzahan Ali, Mazar Road, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-01725036469

Hotel Pashur

Address: Bus Stand, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-04662-75100, +88-017-73044470

Ideal Bakery

Address: Khanzahan Ali Road, Shaltala, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-01682042574

Keya Sweets & Restaurant

Address: Bisho Road,Chowrasta More, Fakir Hat, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-14848576

Mina Hotel

Address: Kazi Nazrul Islam Road
Mina Hotel, Kazi Nazrul Islam Road, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-18050952

Nabik Hotel

Address: Nabik Hotel, Kazi Nazrul Islam Road, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-11191790

New Barisal Bakery

Address: Shekh Abdul Hai Sarok, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-019-14138076, +88-017-12514754, +88-017-15292889

New Paradise Hotel & Restaurant

Address: Sheikh Abdul Hai Road, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-0465-873386, +88-0465-873428, +88-017-11359750

New Satkhira Ghosh Dairy

Address: Sheikh Abdul Hai Road, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-11970957

Radha Krishna Mistanno Vandar

Address: Bisho Road, Chowrasta More, Fakir Hat, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-26631166

Rajdhani Hotel

Address: Rajdhani Hotel, Mazar Road, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-18476054

Ronojit Cabin

Address: Khanzahan Ali Road, Shaltala, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-17416533

Shagorika Hotel & Restaurant

Address: Mongla Bus Stand, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-019-15739614

Shumi Hotel

Address: Bus Stand, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-11988430

Shureshswor Hotel & Restaurant

Address: Sheikh Abdul High Sharak, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-15082622, +88-017-13868884

Shureshswor Hotel & Restaurant

Address: B.L.S Road, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-47285295

Best Hotels to Stay at Bagerhat.

Al-Amin Hotel

Address: Kendriyo Bus Stand, Pirojpur - Bagerhat Highway, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-04658-863168, +88-017-11398811

Hotel Al-Amin, Bagerhat.

Address: Pirojpur - Bagerhat Highway, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-018-71936715

Hotel Al-Prince And Bar

Address: Mongla Port, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-04658-75482

Hotel Bangkok

Address: Mongla Port, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-11397531

Hotel Fuad Residential

Address: Shaitgomboj, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-01715-857362

Hotel Habib International

Address: Mongla Port, Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-11281658

Hotel Mohona

Address: Bagerhat., Bagerhat Sadar, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-01722-858313

Hotel Momotaj

Address: Rail Road, Bagerhat Sadar, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: Contact No.: +88-04658-75482, +88-01777-758744

Hotel Pinki

Address: Address: Rayenda Bazar, Swarnakar Potti Road, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-17271146

Hotel Singapore

Address: 1 Pucca Jetty  road, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-019-50131788, +88-019-20282371

Hotel Tiger

Address: Powerhouse Road, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-04658-73161, +88-011-920704581

Madhumati Hotel

Address: Mollahat Market, Mollahat, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-12523270

Moubon Hotel

Address: Mulghor, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-12523270

Parjatan Hotel (Hotel Pashur)

Address: Mongla Port (across the river), Mongla, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-017-73044470

Salam Boarding

Address: Munshi Market, Bagerhat.
Contact No.: +88-019-33850927

Where to go after Visiting Bagerhat

After completing your visit at BAGERHAT, you can move to Satkhira, Khulna to explore more of the Sundarbans at Bangladesh part.