Chittagong is situated 130 miles (209 kilometers) southeast of Dhaka, the national capital.
Visitors commonly use Chittagong as a jumping off point for other journeys. Bangladesh has many natural and cultural sights.
Get outdoors and explore Bangladesh's many open-air markets. Visitors seeking special places for peace and reflection, will enjoy the chance to visit the region's many temples.
Wildlife watching and shore fishing are just some of the many other activities in the Bangladesh area.
Discover the Bangladesh cuisine by visiting the regional restaurants or cafés. Amongst the variety of ingredients commonly used here are lentils and beef. There are plenty of special food options here. Sample dal (lentils) or horioh maas (golden mustard fish curry). Those who who are not quite satisfied, should try goja (sweet), a lovely way to round out your Bangladesh culinary experience. If you fancy a refreshing drink, akher rosh (sugar cane juice) is a popular option.
The 26th of March is Independence Day, so if you're lucky enough to be in Chittagong then, keep in mind that some places may have irregular opening hours as the country celebrates.
For those who intend on traveling by plane, it's good to remember that the closest major airport is Shah Amanat International Airport, 6 miles (10 kilometers) to the south of Chittagong.