Chittagong is the second largest city in Bangladesh and is certainly a must visit for the holiday seekers. Chittagong is one of the important divisions in Bangladesh and is situated in the southern part of the country. Chittagong accommodates as many as 11 districts, and is one of the hot spots of tourists because of the eye catching natural magic of this area. During the winter season, a number of tourists flow to this part of the world and many tourists have described Chittagong as a great destination during the winter season.
Dhaka is the biggest city in Bangladesh and Chittagong holds the second spot. Chittagong, immensely blessed with hilly areas and rivers is situated 264 kilo meters away from the city of Dhaka. In ancient times, lots of Muslim saints have lived here, and memories of those great people are always surrounding the city of Chittagong. ": Auliya" is the local name of Muslim saints and hence the city of Chittagong is also known as "town of Auliyas".
Naturally gifted forest regions in Chittagong have always attracted tourists and are definitely a dream land in winter seasons. Having a boat ride through the cool rivers will definitely be an unforgettable experience for visitors. The hilly areas offer some great opportunities for trekking and adventurous travelers would just love and treasure the place for the rest of their lives. Nothing more can be asked about the place as a great traveler from China has described this place as "a sleeping beauty emerging from mists and water" in the 7th century AD.
Chittagong venues the biggest sea port in Bangladesh. Association of Bangladesh with sea is very historical and relevant. The words of the great Chinese traveler prove to be absolutely true for anyone who visits Chittagong even now. At Chittagong, there are two great mosques which can be counted also as great places to visit in the city of Chittagong. The "Shahi Jam-e-masjid" and "Qadam Mubarak" mosques have great historic relevance and make all the visitors good listeners. The tribal culture and importance of tribal groups in the making of a nation named Bangladesh is well portrayed in the Ethnological museum, which is located in this modern city of Bangladesh. Artistic excellence is unleashed via the monuments and scriptures and this museum strongly proclaims the importance of tribal interactions in the historical movements of Bangladesh.
Chittagong is also well known for the small scale and large scale industries set up in Bangladesh. It is rich in fabrication and in other industrial manufacturing. It is worthy to mention that the only oil refinery and steel mill of Bangladesh is situated in the city of Chittagong. Apart from tourists around the globe, lots of Bangladesh nationals also visit these industries for the sake of their interest and knowledge. Number of school and college managements indulges students to conduct industrial visits to these refineries and industries, as the real world experiences would be acceleration their careers. Hence, Chittagong is a must visit division in Bangladesh for everyone who visits Bangladesh.