A world Heritage site is a natural or cultural place recognized by the international community as possessing international value and coming under a collective responsibility for its preservation. Bangladesh has few World Heritage Sites – the historic Shatgombuj Mosque of Bagherhat., the Buddhist Bihar at Paharpur, the Sundarbnas and the Largest sea beach in Cox’s Bazaar. Among them the Sundarbans and the sea beach in the Cox’s bazar are getting number one in the world ranking.
The sea beach of Cox’s Bazar is a nice place for nature lovers. It is the longest sea beach in the world. It is 120 Km long. Cox’s Bazaar is the fishing port, tourism center and headquarter of the district.
The Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest of the world is another beautiful gift of nature. Its wildlife and mysterious setting makes it more charming. There is always the play of light and shade in the land. She enjoys the pleasure of sunny weather, luxury of colors and throws an appeal of an situated in the suburbs of Bagarhat, on the edge of the Subdarbans, some 75km south-west of Dhaka.
It is an enormous Moghul architectural site covering a very large area. The mosque is Unique. It has sixty pillars which support seventy –seven domes,. The mausoleum of the city’s founder, Khan Jahan Ali (R) can be found nearby.
The Buddist Vihara :
The Buddist Vihara at Paharpur 200km north-west of Dhaka was founded in the 7th century. It is the largest single Buddhist monastery in the Indian Subcontinent and is also known as Somapura Mahavihara, the great monastery.
It was a great religious and intellectual centre from the 7th century until the 17th century. Its artistic design has influenced Buddhist Architecture of Combodia. The Sundarbans is the largest mangroves of the world. Its situated by the Bay of Bengal. It is the abode of many flore and fauna.