Panam city- The old capital of Bengal
The oldest capitals of Bengal, Situated near the eastern peripheral land of Dhaka at about 27 km distance from the zero Point, the site represents the substantial remains of an early medieval bygone city called Suvarnagram>Sonargaon. It now accommodates a mosque called Gowaldi Masjid built in stone - brick masonry ( 1519 AD), a tomb built entirely of carved stone called Sultan Giasuddin Azam shah Mazar, a bridge ( 17th cent AD), a tomb complex and some sparse structural vestiges. There is also a folk museum at one corner of the site. Another attraction of the site is an early modern settlement called Panam City. It lies on the close vicinity of Sonargaon.
Sonargaon was the seat of Dev Dynasty until the 13TH century. From then onward till the advent of the Mughals, Sonargaon was the subsidiary capital of the sultanate of Bengal. The ancient monuments, which are still intact over there includes, the tomb of sultan Ghiasuddin on 1409 AD. The shrines of Panch Pir & Shah Abdul Alla mosque in Goaldi village.
You have options to start the trip
A) 7:30 in the morning OR
B) 13:30 in the afternoon.
Except Thursday (Off Day)& First half of Friday.
It is about one hour drive depend on traffic condition of weekday/weekend. Will visit the Goaldi Mosque, the archeological site along with most attractive & historical "Panam City", the ruins of the buildings during Hindu Raj (Kingdom). Also visit the folk Art Museum.
Return to your hotel at Dhaka.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel Lobby or Pick up from Airport
Except Sunday (Off Day) & Monday (Half- Morning Close)
End location: Hotel Lobby or drop at Airport
Duration: 5 hours
Tour duration will depend on traffic on road
- Air Conditioned Car with driver, Fuel, Toll & parking.
- My charge
- Entry fees of the monument.
- Personal expanses
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