Sonargaon was the earliest urban center in Bangladesh was the medieval town was an administrative center, port and mint-town in the 14th century the ancient Capital of Bengal ( 13th to 17th Century ) had a long 800 years of history and heritage surrounded by rivers.
Sonargaon Historic city has many other memories of affluence and civilization of Bengal and its self-independence during Sultanate rules, Bengal Sultanate and glorious story of boro sarder during the Bhati kingdom.
Historic sonargaon had hate story of East India Company while blues cultivate oppressing poor peasants and destroyed famous Muslin fabrics establishing European cotton cloth trade centre at Panam Nagar.
Panam city was the fine example of British colonial architect built in 18th Century by elite classes cloth merchants now ghost town enlisted in the world historic ruins city since -2006.
The terracotta’s elite classes houses of Panam city were built by wealthy Hindu cloth merchants during the British colonial period where European fabrics sold and developed here.
Sonargaon lies Dhaka – Chittagong highway only 29km from Dhaka Zero point accessible by public bus from Gulisthan.
* Panam City of elite hindu merchants ruins houses of 18th Century. pre-Mughal, three-arched, brick-built Bridge beyond Panam City and shiva temple
* Elite Hindu Jamindar palace
Sadarbari, a jamindari terracotta’s palace built with balconies, arched gateways, high ceilings, mosaic work and steps leading down to a pond with life-sized English horsemen in statues, built in 1901.
* single-domed Goaldi Mosque, built in 1519
* tomb of the sultan Ghiyasuddin Azam Shah, who died in 1410, goaldi Mosque
*Panch pir tomb
we organize daily trip before one day should be confirm over phone from hotel / email confirmation before arriving Dhaka. we can cover the sights easily those visit on Friday and Saturday. started rhe trip from hotel or Dhaka airport.
Price for Sonargaon day trip by car in US$
1 person—-02 person —03 person—-04 person—05 person —06 person
$ 120……70.00……….$ 60.00………$ 50.00……….$ 45.00……$ 40
Price includes: entry fees + A/c car + English speaking tour guide + basic lunch from good restaurant
Sonargaon River life !
A cruise on Mighty Meghna to experience the difference with those sandbar village fisherman and farmer people is interesting. In the cruise visitors find natural and rustic charms of river and activities of the river bank people, on the way of cruise may see river dolphins and cormorants.
This trip started from your nominated point at around 08:30am about to Boddhar bazaar only 32km from Dhaka beyond Sonargaon Museum after completing cruise leave the boat by 02:30 pm and explore Sonargaon archaeological and historical sight, at around 04:30 PM leave Sonargaon to Dhaka.
Price per person: BDT. 5,000 if run by 2 adults
Price per person: BDT. 3,500 if run by 4 adults
Economy tour to Sonargaon by public bus and rickshaw @ 3000 to 2,000 includes all cost for whole day.