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The modern leisure center Jamuna Resort is 95 km from Dhaka and 19 km from Tangail near Bangabandhu Bridge. With a space of about 1200 bighas, there is a well-equipped picnic center, various cottages for staying, swimming pool, restaurant, bar, playground and meeting room. There are arrangements for navigating the Jamuna. Inside the Jamuna Resort is a wildlife museum. The museum houses the bodies of about 3,000 animals found dead in the area.
Madhupur National Park covers an area of about 20,640 acres of Madhupur Forest. The main tree of this forest is shawl. In the local language it is called Gajari. The main entrance of the park is in the area of Rasulpur Mazar on Tangail-Mymensingh road. From here you have to enter the national park with permission. The Dokhla Range Office and Rest House of the Forest Department is about nine kilometers to the right of the place called Twenty-Five Miles.
Madhupur National Park can also be entered from here. Its distance from Tangail Sadar is 26 kilometers. There used to be elephants and tigers in the deep forest of Madhupur. The forest that exists now is just a skeleton of the past. Also on the way to extinction due to various reasons including conspiracy of rogue and dishonest forest officials. In Madhupur forest, various species of wild animals including Hanuman and birds still survive. There are several deer in a fenced area in front of the forest department office. If you wander in the dense part of this forest, the mechanical and polluted mind of the city will get better in a moment.
It is the house of Nawab Nawab Ali Chowdhury located in Dhanbari. The three-hundred-year-old building is now a tourist attraction. Many of the furniture that can be seen in this palace now belong to the Nawabi period. The walled Nawab Palace and Kachari have been transformed into a modern tourist destination while maintaining the ancient style. Accommodation is also available at the Nawab Palace of Dhanbari Zamindarbari. Absolutely like the zamindari period, the residential system here has been arranged in a luxurious manner.
There are many old Dhanbari mosques near the zamindarbari. The mosque is decorated with Mughal architecture. The three-domed mosque has a minaret. The whole interior of the mosque is designed with pieces of porcelain.
Chamcham of Porabari in Tangail district is called the king of sweets. This sweet was first made in Porabari, a village on the banks of the Dhaleshwari, a branch of the Jamuna. The water of the river here would add a special feature to the taste of that sweet. About 150 years ago, this delicious spoon was born in the hands of Ram Gora, a king of Balia district in Uttar Pradesh, India. His grandson Motilal Gora gave it its present form after many experiments. The outside of the spoon looks red like burnt bricks. The main ingredients of milk, sugar, water, flour and cardamom. A kind of powder made of dried milk spread on a spoon adds more flavor. In Haluipatti or Mishtipatti of Tangail city, you can find the best Chamcham, Rasmalai (local name Chanar Payes), Amriti and other alluring sweets including Dais.
The two most famous things in Tangail are sweet and sari. Tangail saree is famous all over the country. It is well known even in India. Both the fringe and the texture are the special features of Tangail sari. Nakshi Buti is a type of sari created by the weavers of this region. Weaving saris are made in Sadar Upazila, Kalihati, Nagarpur and Sakhipur of the district. There are many looms in Bajitpur, Gharinda, Gonsaijoir, Nalua, Enayetpur, Belta, Kagmari etc. villages of Sadar upazila.
Hemnagar zamindar house is located at Hemnagar in Gopalpur upazila of Tangail district. The eighteenth-century carved two-story building reveals some of the old tradition. There is a big field in front of the house. Sculptures of two fairies can be seen on the roof of the two-storey house. The building is 100 rooms and the house is on about 30 acres of land. In front of the house there are two big ponds in front of the court and behind the house. The zamindars house is decorated in every place.
This three-domed mosque was built during the Mughal period (probably) at Palpara in Delduar upazila of the district. If you go north from Dhaka towards Tangail, Mirzapur will fall before Tangail Sadar. The mosque is just west of Pakulla Bazar, a short distance north of the Mirzapur Sadar. As there is no blade, its exact construction time is not known. However, judging by the architectural style, historians believe that the mosque was built in the 18th century.
The Pakulla monastery, built in Hindu and Buddhist architecture, was built about one and a half years ago. It is known that it was built by a rich man named Punya Chowdhury. Kali Puja and Mela are held here on Shiva Chaturdashi.
Santosh Zamindarbari is just three kilometers west of Kortia via Tangail town. The buildings built by Zamindar Manmohan Roy in Chun-Surki are on the verge of destruction due to lack of maintenance. Maulana Bhasani University of Science and Technology has been established in this zamindar house. It was Santoshs zamindars who launched the Santosh Trophy, now Indias most popular all-India football tournament.