Dhaka is a blend of old and new architecture, and the center of industrial,
commercial, cultural, educational and political activities. Motijheel
is the main commercial area. The major waterfront, Sadarghat, on the bank
of the river Buriganga bustles with country boats, motor launches, fishing
boats and paddle-steamers.
Chittagong (AH41) Chittagong
is a major port and country’s second largest city. Major attractions
include the panoramic Foe's Lake, religious shrines of Bayazid Bostami
and Shah Amanat Shah, an ethnological museum, and a World War II cemetery.
The beach on the Bay of Bengal and the Temple of Chandranath on the Sitakunda
Hills are worth visiting.
Sylhet (AH1) Lying between
the Khasia and the Jaintia hills in the north, and the Tripura hills in
the south, Sylhet is rich with terraced tea gardens, rolling countryside
and exotic flora and fauna. Thick tropical forests are home to many species
of wildlife, scented orange groves and luxuriant pineapple plantations.
Cox's Bazar (AH41) Cox's
Bazar boasts the world's longest unbroken beach (120 kilometres). Along
the beach are attractions such as the conch shell market, tribal handicraft
markets and salt and prawn cultivation farms. It is also famous for colourful
pagodas, temples and tribes.