Barisal Tourist Spots and Attraction in Bangladesh

oxford mission barishal
Barisal Tourist Spots are Oxford Curch, Aswini Kumar town hall, Gutiamashjid and much more. It is a district and divisional head quarter. The city is known the “Venice of Bengal.”

District Information

Barisal ( বরিশাল ) is the capital of Barisal division. The ancient name of was Chandradvipa It is fast growing city on the Kirtankhola River. Bakerganj was renamed as Barisal district. It is one of the am old port in Bangladesh. Rivers, canals – Bill, forests are the main natural beauty of this land.It is 373 km by road from capital city Dhaka. It was declared as a municipality city in 1876. Pyarilala Ray was the first chairman of Barisal municipality and was turned into a City Corporation in 2000.
This city is known the “Venice of Bengal” Barishal division has five districts, and they are Barguna, Barisal, Bhola, Jhalokati, Patuakhali, Pirojpur. Other districts around it are Bhola and Lakshmipur districts on the east, Zhalokati, Pirojpur and Gopalganj districts on the west. Madaripur, Shariatpur, Chandpur and Lakshmipur districts on the north, Patuakhali, Barguna and Jhalokati districts on the south. It is 142 KM from Dhaka. 
Districts Under Barisal Division
District Travel and Tourism Information for Travelers
Area2,784.52 Square Kilometers
Geo Position / Location22.80°N 90.37°E
Nearest AirportBarisal
Postal Code8200
NWD Code 0431
ISD Code 0088
CurrencyTaka (BDT)
BD Govt. Official

Barisal Tourist Spots and Attraction

Barisal District has 10 Upazilas. They are Barisal Sadar, Agailjhara, Babuganj, Bakerganj, Banaripara,  Gaurnadi, Hizla, Mehendiganj, Muladi, and Wazirpur Upazila. We have divided the famous tourist under Upazila order.

  • Barisal Sadar
  • Aswini Kumar town hall
  • BM college university
  • Bangladesh Bank
  • Baptist Church
  • Badho  – Vumi on river Bank, Medical College
  • Bells Park
  • Oxford Church – The best among Barisal Tourist Spots
  • Catholic Church
  • Kali Bari of Mukunda Das –  Near Notullabad Bus Stand
  • Hindu Shaosan Ghat
  • Rammohan Samadhi Mandir,
  • Girja Mahalla
  • Dopdopia bridge on the river Kittonkhola
  • Kittonkhola River
  • Shankar Math
  • Muktijoddha Park
  • Brass image of Manasa weighing three maunds (Char Bania Bari)
  • Shohel Chattar, Bibir Pukur Par
  • Bakerganj Upazila
  • KalashKathi Jamider Bari
  • Padri Shibpur Churches
  • Banaripara Upazila
  • Chakar college
  • Wazirpur
  • Gutiamashjid/ Masque
  • Babuganj Upazila
  • Durgasagor Dighi – at Madhbpasha
  • Charkella
  • Others
  • Ebadullah Mosque
  • Joint Mosque at Bhatikhana
  • Kasai Mosque
  • One domed Mosque (Kasba)
  • Sujabad Kella
  • Sangram Kella
  • Sharkal Fort
  • Sandha Nadi/River

Transportation and Communication

Launch transportation is the most comfortable and relatively safe for travel. There are many launches from Dhaka to Barisal. Launch mainly start from Dhaka Sadar Ghat, central Launch terminal of Dhaka city and launch fare is reasonable. There are bus services from Dhaka. These services are available from Gabtoli and Sadabad bus terminal. Airport services are in Barishal. the airport is at near Babugang.

Name of Bus terminals

  • Rupatoli Bus Stand
  • Natullabad Bus Terminal
  • Hatemali College Chowmatha

Flights in Barisal

Airport location of Barisal is Babuganj Upazila. It is 25 kilometer far from the central city. Biman Bangladesh offers cheap air ticket from Dhaka to Barisal route.

Some Points in Barisal Sadar
  • Hospital Road
  • Bibir Pukur
  • Bogura Road
  • Chak Bazaar
  • Hatemali College Chowmatha

Accommodation Residential Hotel

Many hotels, rest houses, and restaurants are in this city. Some of them are:

  • Hotels Purnima – Katapatti Road
  • Hotel Ali International – Sadar Road
  • Hotels Jeelani – South Sport
  • Hotel Paradise
  • Hotel Imperial – Ghetto churches
  • Hotels Amiri – Sadar Road
  • Hotel Oriental Magpie Robin -Fatima Pasnaja, Beauty Road
  • Hotel Golden in – Enayetur Rahman Road
  • Hotel Eastern -Sagaradi
  • Hotel Guest -Port Road

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