Jessore is a district town in south-east of Bangladesh. It is one of the oldest cities in Bangladesh and many tourist spots for travel.
It was established in 1781. Khulna was a mhakuma under Jessore district at the time British-India. In 1947, it was divided among India and Bangladesh. In 1450, Pir Hazrat Khan Jahan Ali had come with other twelve Aulia and had started Islam outreach here. Another part is in now wit West Bangle India, whish is known as 24 Pargona. The district has eight Upzila or sub- district. It has the border with India. Benapole (বেনাপল) is a land border with Bangladesh-India. Major export and import between two countries are done by this border. Distance between Dhaka to Jessore is 226 km. Government and private airlines are operated from Jessore Airport. Our great poet Michael Madhusudan Dutta was born in this district. Date juice and flower is famous in this place. The postal code is 7400 and NWD Code is 0421. There are two shopping complex in city. They are Jess Tower and City Plaza. The place is one of the noteable tourist spot in Bangladesh.
Upazilas and Thanas Under Jessore District
Famous Tourist Spots in Jessore
3. Graveyard of Gazi Kalu Champaboti
4. Tetulia Mosque
5. Graveyard of Bulu Dewan
6. Imam Bari
7. Parental House of Dhiraj Vattyacharja
8. Benapol Border Gate
9. Chachra Royal Palace and Shib Mondir
10. DUPL Arboritum – Various species of plants are collected, about 20km north of Benapole.
11. Residence of Poet Madhusudan Datta
12. Jessore Airport
13. Varat Vayner Dewary
14. Public Library
15. Balia Vakutia Village (Famous for its small Weaving industry)
16. Baliadanga Temple
17. Shrine of Garib Shah
19. The suburb Chanchra,
20. Imam Bara of Hazi Muhammad Mohsin
21. Mirzanagar Hammam Khana,
22. Baghanaya Khoda Mosque
23. Collector-ate Building
24. Circuit House
Hotel and Restaurant
Hotel Mid-Town on MK Rd
Rose Garden Chinese restaurant
New Noori Hotel is about 50 meters west of Rose Garden
There are many residential hotels in the town. Govt. rest house is al so there. Per night it will not cost not more the tk. 1000/-.
BD Govt. Website www.jessore.gov.bd