Placed in the eastern corner of India, Bangladesh has all the ingredients of becoming a reservoir for world tourism. The country is blessed with magnificent hills, deep forests, lovely waterfalls, free flowing rivers, long coastline and aesthetic beaches, in addition to numerous historicalarchaeological sites and religious places. There is huge green land covered with national parks and tea gardens that enhances visual appeal of the country.
The biggest tourist attraction in Bangladesh, besides its blissful natural attraction is its world heritage monuments. The places like Sundarban, historic mosque in the city of Bagerhat, ruins of the Buddihist Vihara at Paharpur are the few of the world heritage sites out of 1007 sites.
The tourists who visit India must also venture to Bangladesh because this would be a rare opportunity for them to sightsee a country that’s blessed with abundance of nature, topped with the pocket-friendly budget. Bangladesh is a country with a secular political outlook, though Islam is followed by 87% of its population. Bangladesh emerged post- independence in 1971 as a country with the progressive will. It stood boldly upfront and developed inindustrialization and exports. The tourism in Bangladesh stands in forefront that delivers with contribution of 4.4% to their GDP.
Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC) looks after the tourism sector in Bangladesh under the ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism. Bangladesh still to do some aggressive advocating to promote themselves as an ultimate tourist destination, although tourism is destined to be the mainstay oftheir economy, as indications are sounding the board. Bangladesh knows its potential to carve its niche on the world tourist map, this is why, it is improving its tourism infrastructure.