Located at Mirpur, near Dhaka Zoo, this garden
has a collection of nearly 100 species of local and foreign plants;
100 varieties of roses in the rose corner, 100 varieties of bamboo
in the bamboo grove. Open: Saturday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-5 :00 p.m.
Situated at Bhawal, 40 kilometers north of Dhaka on
Trisal-Mymensingh highway, the National Park spreads on 16,000
acres, with national recreational forests and animals, including
small tigers, leopards, small bears, monkeys, porcupines and foxes.
There are 20 picnic spots and 6 rest-houses, which can be booked in
advance at the Divisional Forest office, Mohakhali, Dhaka. Tel:
Established on 230 acres of land, this zoo at
Mirpur has nearly 1500 animals and birds belonging to 128 species.
Busy enclosures are those of lions, Royal Bengal Tigers, panthers,
deer, monkeys, chimpanzees, pythons, malaysian tapir, orangotang,
crocodiles, and elephants, among others. Open: Daily 8:00 am- 6:00
pm. Tickets are available at the gate.
The Batali Hill is the highest hill within the Chittagong Metropolitan area. It
is situated in the Tiger Pass area of the city, only 1 km. from the Zero point.
From the peak of the Batali Hill one can have a clear birds eye view of the
city. a large number of people ascends at the top of the hill to fill their
lungs with the fresh air, and to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the sunset in
the Bay of Bangal. The tourists too have a glance of the mouth of the Karnafuli,
a comprehensive portion of the Bay of Bangal. the Jetties of the Chittagong Sea
port and a large portion of the city Chittagong.
its location is only only one km. away from the Zero point.
As the official resident of the Deputy Commissioner (D.C) is situated on the
peak of this hill, so it is called as D.C Hill. Various types of flowering and
fruit-bearing trees are plan fully planted encircling the slopes of the whole
hill. Day long colorful programs are held in the front side slope of the hill at
the first day of Bangali New Year (Pahela Baishakh) and therefore the hill is
considered as a place of cultural and historical importance.