Mahasthan Garh

Mahasthan Garh

one of Bangladesh's earliest excavated urban places

Location: 

Mahasthan, Bangladesh

Duration: 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Mahasthan Garh: one of the earliest urban archeological sites in Bangladesh
  2. Museum: comparably small for the archeological importance of the site
  3. Citadel: most visible remains, just looks like grass overground mound
  4. History: inhabited from the 3rd century BC until the 18th century AD!
  5. Impression: there is not much to see but ancient history lies in the air

Image sources

  1. Selling drinks on the ruin walls
  2. Modern stairs leading up the wall
  3. Old gates in the garden of the museum
  4. Remains of the fortified city wall
  5. Remains of the city's citadel

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