Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is located about 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the east of Rajshahi.
Explore the diverse people and landscapes of Bangladesh, by visiting a number of the the villages, towns and cities in and around Rajshahi. Ishurdi, is 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest, while Kushtia lies 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the northwest.
The most rewarding places for tourists to visit when they discover a new town are the spots that provide a picture of the culture. Make a trip to Bangladesh's art museums. Bangladesh is a great spot for travelers interested in open-air markets.
No getaway is complete without a little R&R. Shore fishing is one way to relax here and wildlife watching is another.
The food in this area has its own aromas and flavors so take the time to visit Bangladesh's cafés and restaurants. Lentils and also beef are commonly used in dishes in this area. Two regional specialties worth tracking down are dal (lentils) are horioh maas (golden mustard fish curry). Once the main course dishes are cleared away order the mouthwatering goja (sweet). Taste a common drinks in the Bangladesh area; akher rosh (sugar cane juice).
When planning your vacation to Rajshahi, it's handy to remember that the most convenient major airport, Jessore Airport, is situated in in Jessore, 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the southeast.