Mohasthan Garh

X86W+JF6, Bogura, Bangladesh
Historical landmark Tourist attraction
About

Mohasthan Garh is a historical landmark and tourist attraction located in Bogura, Bangladesh. The average rating of this place is 4.40 out of 5 stars based on 2590 reviews. The street address of this place is X86W+JF6, Bogura, Bangladesh. It is about 4.29 kilometers away from Momo Inn Hotel & Resort. Mohasthan Garh is closed on Sunday, and other days it is open from 09:00am to 05:00pm.

Mohasthan Garh's timetable
Friday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday Day off
Monday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
User Reviews

4 Htc Desire - 9 months ago

A good place to visit specially post covid as there are few people on the spot. Even though we went in a large group. The museum is worth having a look. Even though it could be much more organized.

1 Nazmul Huda - 8 months ago

Mohasthan gar is most and important historical place of Bangladesh. This place situated bogura district near Rajshahi city. It’s charming feel for.if anyone came here, he/she will feel better.

5 Ritwik Bagchi - 4 weeks ago

This ancient remains of Pundranagara was the headquarters of Pundravardhana bhukti and the earliest city of Bengal. Situated on the bank of a marrow stream Karatoya, the place is rich with archaeological artefacts and dates back to late 4th century BCE. A long walk on the brick Rampart would give you a thrilling experience if you could imagine about the faboulous past you are walking on. The ticket costs BDT 10 for Bangladesi citizen, BDT 100 for the citizens of SAARC countries and 200 for other foreigners.

5 Most Sinikdha Israt Fatema - a week ago

Although not much remains of the Citadel, the extensiveness of the walls are amazing. You can still see a land gate, a well, and several temples. It's worth a few hours to wander around. Make sure that you also visit the Mazhar of Shah Sultan Balhki in town.

5 Make A JOY - 2 months ago

It's a great heritage of South Asia and cultural capital . Historical places in Bogura Bangladesh. Including a Forte of Raza porsuram. Everyone can participate hereby visit mohoshtan haritage to gather information and knowledge.

5 Anup Sarker - 3 months ago

Mahasthan Garh, the capital of SAARC, is a very beautiful place. Many visitors come here every day from home and abroad. One of the most famous historical place of Bangladesh. It was the capital of Ancient Pundra Janapad u0026 it name was Pundranagar.

Here Mohasthan Garh Museum, Mohasthan Garh itself, Gobindor Vita u0026 Behular Basor Ghar of Gokul Medh are the places to be visited. This places bear many symbol of this area during the timeline of between 100 AC to 1800 AC.

5 Nikkon Islam - 5 months ago

Mahasthan Garh is one of the earliest urban archaeological sites so far discovered in Bangladesh. It was the capital of the Kingdom of the Mourjo, the Gupta, and the Sen Dynasty. The Mahasthan garh shows a wide assortment of relics, going from earthenware objects to gold adornments and coins recuperated from the site.

The village Mahasthan in Shibganj thana of Bogra District contains the remains of an ancient city which was called Pundranagara or Paundravardhanapura in the territory of Pundravardhana. A limestone slab bearing six lines in Prakrit in Brahmi script recording a land grant, discovered in 1931, dates Mahasthangarh to at least the 3rd century BC. The fortified area was in use until the 8th century AD.

Considered the oldest city in Bangladesh, Mahasthangarh dates back to at least the 3rd century BC, and is an easy half-day trip from Bogra. Very few ancient structures remain within this walled complex (Garh literally means fortification), so what you’ll see is essentially an archaeological site consisting of foundations and hillocks, which merely hint at past riches. Over the centuries, the site was home to Muslims, Hindus, and most importantly Buddhists. The Buddhist Pala emperors of North Bengal ruled over this region from the 8th to the 11th centuries and it is from this period that most of the visible remains belong. Amongst the ruins, a few relics still stand tall and command attention, and the rural setting is incredibly peaceful. All in all, it’s a very pleasant excursion.

A Museum called Mahasthangarh museum (“Mahastangor jadughar”) is also located at the mahasthangarh site. The museum is profound with numerous objects (status, coins, weapon, etc.) those are found after the excavation from the archaeological spots around the Mahasthangarh.

You can reach Bogra by bus from anywhere in the country and go to Mahasthangarh by CNG. Mahasthan Garh is located from 15 km North Sathmatha, Bogura.

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