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Unesco World heritage since: 1985
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Situated in the suburbs of Bagerhat, at the meeting-point of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers, this ancient city, formerly known as Khalifatabad, was founded by the Turkish general Ulugh Khan Jahan in the 15th century. The city’s infrastructure reveals considerable technical skill and an exceptional number of mosques and early Islamic monuments, many built of brick, can be seen there.
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Medium airport - 33 mi (54 km) Jessore Airport
Medium airport - 54 mi (88 km) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Large airport - 86 mi (139 km) Dhaka / Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport
Medium airport - 90 mi (145 km) Comilla Airport
Small airport - 103 mi (166 km) Ishurdi Airport
Medium airport - 113 mi (183 km) Agartala Airport
Medium airport - 124 mi (201 km) Shah Amanat International Airport
Medium airport - 132 mi (213 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Samdrup Jongkhar
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.