An Unseen Beauty of Bangladesh
Bangladesh is a small country but it is gifted with unlimited natural attractions. Only some of these eye-catching destinations are known to us. But there are many other areas laying in the green, remote countryside that are less-known to us. Shusong Durgapur of Birishiri is one such place.
Shusong Durgapur has an amazing landscape. It is located on the bank of crystal clear Someshwari river and is close to the Garo hills. You can see the hills of Indian state of Meghalaya’s from here. The nature has unfolded its glory in this small, rural landscape. Here you can see the ceramic mountain leaning against the sky, the blue water of the pictorial mountain-valley, the modest movement of the river Someshwari, and the abandoned coal mines. There is another river here called Kangsa which is also known as old Someshwari.
Shusong Durgapur is located under Netrokona district about 170 km north from Dhaka. It’s not only blessed with alluring natural beauty, but also rich in vibrant ethnic culture. There are many ethnic groups like Hajong, Garo, Achik and Mandi living here. The Birishiri Tribal Cultural Academy is located at Durgapur. It is a center for various cultural and educational activities of different tribes.
The main attraction of Birishiri is the ceramic hill of Durgapur and the charming landscape along the Shomeshwari River. The river changes its color as the seasons change. Among other attractions are the palace of the Susang king, the Dasha Busha Temple, Orange Gardens, Gajarie forests and the Ramkrisna and Loknath Baba Temples.
The best way to get Birishiri is by road from Dhaka. You can find direct bus to Birishiri from Mohakhali bus stand, Dhaka. It usually takes 5 to 6 hours to get there. When you are there you can go around the town by rickshaws. The rickshaw pullers know all the places very well.
An Unseen Beauty of Bangladesh
Bangladesh has many attractive places to visit. But a few of them are known to the people. And the rest are remained hidden. Shusong Durgapur of Birishiri is one such place. Its scenic beauty is very unique.
What makes it so charming is that the ceramic mountain, blue water of the mountain’s valley, Shomeshwari River, deserted coal mines and the green countryside.
Shusong Durgapur of Birishiri is located at Netrokona about 200 km north from Dhaka. It’s not only blessed by charismatic natural beauty, is also reach in ethnic culture as there are many ethnic groups like Hajong, Garo, Achik and Mandi etc live here. Many people around the world come here to learn the ethnic culture and livings. The main attraction of Birishiri is the ceramic hill of Durgapur and the picturesque landscape along the Shomeshwari River. Except the rainy season it’s hard to find any water in the river and that’s why the river changes its landscape color with the seasons. There is also an ethnic museum at Birishiri. It’s a must place to visit while you are in Birishiri.
The best way to get in here is by road from Dhaka. You can find direct bus to Birishiri from Mohakhali bus stand at Dhaka. It may takes six to seven hours to reach there. When you are there you can go around the town by rickshaws. The rickshaw pullers know all the places very well.
The memories you will get on that trip will be unforgettable and magnetic.