Bangabandhu Mazar is the graveyard of the father of nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman located in Tungipara Upazila of Gopalganj District in Bangladesh.
History Bangabandhu Mazar
Tungipara is the birthplace of national leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He was killed by the traitors in the year 1975, 15th August. He along with all of his family members except two daughters Sheikh Rehana and Sheikh Hasina were killed at a time. Later his dead body was brought to his birthplace Tungupara for commemoration. Every year we remember the contributions of Bangabandhu in 15th August. It is a very historic and important place for the Bangladeshi people.
Major Attractions of the Spot
When you enter the Mazar gate, at the left-hand side you will find a building. The building was the house of his parents. The Mausoleum Complex is on the right-hand side. The mausoleum complex holds the grave of Bangabandhu. The complex area has very calm and quiet surrounding. Every year thousands of people go to Tungipara at 15th August. At that time the place takes a very festive look.
How to Get to the Spot
Tungipara is about 227.5 kilometers away from Dhaka, and it may take about 6 hours to reach the tourist spot through Dhaka-Aricha Highway. It is about 6.00 kilometers away from Tungipara, and it may take 14 minutes to reach the tourist spot through Baynabari Road.
You may get to the tourist spot by bus. After reaching Tungipara, you will find all kinds of vehicles including rickshaws, auto rickshaws, and taxis to get to the tourist spot.
Accommodation and Food
There are many hotels and restaurants in Tungiapara Upazila. They are very much cheap and affordable. You will find all kinds of foods and services in these hotels and restaurants. You may consider the following restaurants:
Hotel Jimmy- Kalibari Road
Hotel Momotaj- Rail Road
Nearby Tourist Spots
There are many tourist attractions in Gopalganj which you may also visit. They are also very attractive and fascinating. They are as follows:
Joy Bangla Pond of Gopalganj Sadar
Baganbari of Tungipara (Birds Sanctuary)
Lal Saplar Bil of Kotalipara etc
Place / Location / Area / Other important Notes
- District -Gopalganj
- Upazila – Tungipara
- 19 km from Bagerhat
- 42 km from Khulna
- 54 km from Patuakhali
- 56 km from Gopalganj
- 144 km from Dhaka
- Travel from Dhaka: Mainly bus
- Postal code-8120
Bangabandhu Mazar is a very important historical place, and every Bangladesh people need to visit the Mazar at least once to show tribute to this great human being.