Mahasthangarh, Bogra

Historic Walking Area · Ruin
Visit the archeological site of Mahasthangarh to see the remains of the ancient city of Pundra Nagara. The area abounds with Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim artifacts, with the highlight being a citadel made of red mud and brick walls, which dates back to the third century BCE. Near the citadel, visit Govinda Bhita Hindu Temple, built in the sixth century CE. The onsite museum exhibits various artifacts, which include a limestone slab inscribed with six lines in Brahmi script dating back to at least the third century BCE. In addition, you can see coins from different centuries, gold ornaments, and other objects recovered from the site. Put Mahasthangarh on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Bogra sightseeing planner.
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  • Although not much remains of the Citadel, the extensiveness of the walls are amazing. You can still see a land gate, a well, and several temples. It's worth a few hours to wander around. Make sure....  more »
  • Such an idyll away from the crowds, green and clean air. We like nature, so it was special to be somewhere you could see birds. Some reviews mention this being disappointing - perhaps if there were.....  more »
  • nice place to visit....and a very important spot as it holds a rich history. It's a very important spot for our archaeological history
  • Very ancient place to visit. The area is huge almost 10km if you walk on the walls of this monument. Loved the scenery all over. Can’t turn my head around the fact that this is a very old still it is standing around like it was nothing.

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