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Gazipur is a city located in the upper reaches of Dhaka Division.


Gazipur is synonymous with the garments industry.

Get in[edit]

It's about an hour's drive north of Dhaka, else you can disembark from the train at Joydebpur Train Station downtown. But seeing as attractions are in the surrounding area, a car is probably preferable.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Nuhash Polli, Nuhash Polli Rd, Pirozali, Bangladesh (off Z3024, not too far from safari park), +880 1911920666. 08:00-18:00 daily. homestead/farm of poet Humayun Ahmed, one of the most acclaimed writers of Bangladesh. Named after his son, it holds a collection of statues and unique plants from around the world on 14 acres.
  • 2 Bhawal National Park (ভাওয়াল জাতীয় উদ্যান), পরাজেন্দ্রপুর বাস স্ট, Dhaka - Mymensingh Hwy (on N3 before you get to safari park), +880 29899497. 08:00-17:00. undisturbed forest which is kind of a rare thing in Bangladesh where you can hike, zip line, and just enjoy this country's scenic if a bit flat landscape. Monkeys, python, deer, etc. Horseback rides. Bhawal_National_Park on Wikipedia


  • 3 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park, 1340 Safari Park Rd, Sreepur, Bangladesh (about 20 km north on N3, then left on Safari Park Rd), +880 1842434401. 09:00-17:00 daily. Probably Bangladesh's most popular safari park, tigers, giraffes, zebras, crocodiles, birds, fish elephant rides, etc. You can go on the safari ride and get up close and personal with the lions.





There are a lot of ecotourism type of hotels/resorts in the area. These are just a few.

  • 1 BRAC CDM (Rajendrapur) (ব্র্যাক সিডিএম), +880 1787680928. Splashy resort next to the national park with pool, gym, restaurant, free breakfast, etc. Tk 7205.
  • 2 Chuti Resort Gazipur, +880 1777114499. close to Gazipur, with lots of activities.
  • 3 Turag Waterfront Resort, Cha Bagan Bazar, 1750 Mouchak - Fulbaria Rd, +880 1730863933. a lower-end resort with activities but far from everything
  • 4 Bhawal Resort & Spa (ভাওয়াল রিসোর্ট এন্ড স্পা), Sreepur-Gargoria Masterbari Road, Boruipara, Vill Noljani, +880 1871004007. Luxury resort with pool, spa, etc.
  • 5 Sarah Resort Gazipur (সারাহ রিসোর্ট গাজীপুর). high end resort kind of far from everything, but it does have a nice pool. Tk 7968.


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