Barisal Travel Guide and information | Top Attraction in Bangladesh

Barisal Travel Guide and information | Top Attraction in Bangladesh

Barisal Travel Guide and information for the local and foreign tourists are given here. It is a district and divisional headquarter. The city is known as the “Venice of Bengal.”

Barisal Tourist Spots are Oxford Church, Aswini Kumar town hall, Gutiamashjid, and much more.

About Barisal

Barisal ( বরিশাল ) is the capital of Barisal division. The ancient name of was Chandradvipa It is fast growing city on the Kirtankhola River. Bakerganj was renamed as Barisal district. It is one of the am old port in Bangladesh. Rivers, canals – Bill, forests are the main natural beauty of this land. It is 373 km by road from capital city Dhaka. It was declared as a municipality city in 1876. Pyarilala Ray was the first chairman of the Barisal municipality and was turned into a City Corporation in 2000.

This city is known as the “Venice of Bengal” Barishal division has five districts, and they are Barguna, Barisal, Bhola, Jhalokati, Patuakhali, Pirojpur. Other districts around it are Bhola and Lakshmipur districts on the east, Zhalokati, Pirojpur and Gopalganj districts on the west. Madaripur, Shariatpur, Chandpur and Lakshmipur districts on the north, Patuakhali, Barguna and Jhalokati districts on the south. It is 142 KM from Dhaka. 

Districts Under Barisal Division
  • Barguna
  • Barisal
  • Bhola
  • Jhalokati
  • Patuakhali
  • Pirojpur
District Travel and Tourism Information for Travelers
Area 2,784.52 Square Kilometers
Geo Position / Location 22.80°N 90.37°E
Division Barishal
Country Bangladesh
Nearest Airport Barisal
Postal Code 8200
NWD Code 0431
ISD Code 0088
Currency Taka (BDT)
BD Govt. Official Website www.dcbarisal.gov.bd

Barisal Travel Guide

Barisal District has 10 Upazilas. They are Barisal Sadar, Agailjhara, Babuganj, Bakerganj, Banaripara,  Gaurnadi, Hizla, Mehendiganj, Muladi, and Wazirpur Upazila. We have divided the famous tourist under Upazila order. A traveler can all famous places list as Barisal Travel Guide.

  • Barisal Sadar
  • Aswini Kumar town hall
  • BM college university
  • Bangladesh Bank
  • Baptist Church
  • Badho  – Vumi on River Bank, Medical College
  • Bells Park
  • Oxford Church – The best among Barisal Tourist Spots
  • Catholic Church
  • Kali Bari of Mukunda Das –  Near Notullabad Bus Stand
  • Hindu Shaosan Ghat
  • Rammohan Samadhi Mandir,
  • Girja Mahalla
  • Dopdopia bridge on the river Kittonkhola
  • Kittonkhola River
  • Shankar Math
  • Muktijoddha Park
  • Brass image of Manasa weighing three maunds (Char Bania Bari)
  • Shohel Chattar, Bibir Pukur Par
  • Bakerganj Upazila
  • KalashKathi Jamider Bari
  • Padri Shibpur Churches
  • Banaripara Upazila
  • Chakar college
  • Wazirpur
  • Gutiamashjid/ Masque
  • Babuganj Upazila
  • Durgasagor Dighi – at Madhbpasha
  • Charkella
  • Others
  • Ebadullah Mosque
  • Joint Mosque at Bhatikhana
  • Kasai Mosque
  • One domed Mosque (Kasba)
  • Sujabad Kella
  • Sangram Kella
  • Sharkal Fort
  • Sandha Nadi/River

Transportation and Communication

Launch transportation is the most comfortable and relatively safe for travel. There are many launches from Dhaka to Barisal. Launch mainly start from Dhaka Sadar Ghat, central Launch terminal of Dhaka city and launch fare is reasonable. There are bus services from Dhaka. These services are available from Gabtoli and Sadabad bus terminal. Airport services are in Barishal. the airport is at near Babugang.

Name of Bus terminals

  • Rupatoli Bus Stand
  • Natullabad Bus Terminal
  • Hatemali College Chowmatha

Flights in Barisal

Airport location of Barisal is Babuganj Upazila. It is 25 kilometer far from the central city. Biman Bangladesh offers cheap air ticket from Dhaka to Barisal route.

Some Points in Barisal Sadar
  • Hospital Road
  • Bibir Pukur
  • Bogura Road
  • Chak Bazaar
  • Hatemali College Chowmatha

Accommodation

Many hotels, rest houses, and restaurants are in this city. Some of them are:

  • Hotels Purnima – Katapatti Road
  • Hotel Ali International – Sadar Road
  • Hotels Jeelani – South Sport
  • Hotel Paradise
  • Hotel Imperial – Ghetto churches
  • Amiri – Sadar Road
  • Hotel Oriental Magpie Robin -Fatima Pasnaja, Beauty Road
  • Golden in – Enayetur Rahman Road
  • Hotel Eastern -Sagaradi
  • Hotel Guest -Port Road
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