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Tangail, a north district located in central region of Bangladesh under Dhaka division is famous for the origin of Jamdani Saree, Cham Cham (Most popular dessert among the Indian sub continental people) and Textile Villages. Tangail is situated mainly on the bank of river Jamuna along with Lohajang, Dhaleswari, Bangshi, Langulia, Elongjani, Jugni, Fotikjani and Turag.
Dhanbari Nawab Palace Bengal located on Modhupur-Jamalpur highway in Dhanbari, Tangail is a luxurious palace belongs to Nawab Bahadur Syed Nawab Ali Chowdhury who was a famous philanthropist, zamindar, community worker and politician of Bengal. He was popularly known as Syed Nawab Ali Chowdhury, mostly recognized as the co-founder of Dhaka University and the first Muslim minister from undivided Bengal during the British rule. The Dhanbari Nawab Palace was maintained by his forefathers. The whole palace complex includes a 700 years old grand Nawab Mosque, the magnificent Nawab Palace, Manzil, Villa and Cottages with some large dighis (ponds) for boating and fishing.
Dhanbari Nawab Palace is now turned into a resort with the name “The Royal Resort” which is the first and only heritage resort in Bangladesh. Visitors can spend a full day with some historical lessons with an overnight stay in the Nawab Palace. Korotia Zamindar Bari (Palace) is located in a place named Karatia, 8 km from Tangail, on Dhaka-Tangail highway. This palace was established in 1906 by Zamindar Wazed Ali Khan Panni. The Palace Complex includes the landlord house which is known as “Boithak Khana” or “Sitting Room”, some other houses called “Dawud Mahal”, “Masud Manjil” and “Rokeya Mahal” with a beautiful dighi and an ancient well. Each buildings got some beautiful architectural design.
Madhupur National Park is locally known as Madhupur Garh with an area of 8,430 ha (Madhupur National Park got the area of 8,430 ha from the whole Madhupur Garh area of 24,150 ha), located in the northern part of Bhawal and Madhupur Forest in Tangail. The forest was home of Peacocks, Tiger, Leopard, Black Panther, Elephant, Clouded Leopard and Sambar Deer but now this park has 220 plant and 32 wildlife species remaining.
Tangail is famous for Jamdani Saree and textile villages where visitors can go for a textile trip. Each houses of those villages got at least one handloom and they lived on textile weaving. Visitors can participate in weaving, take lessons and buy some textile cloths.
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