Miles of golden sands, towering cliffs, surfing waves, rare conch shells, colourful pagodas, Buddhist temples and tribes, delightful sea food – this is Cox’s Bazar, the tourist capital of Bangladesh. Having the world’s longest (120 kilometres) beach sloping gently down to the blue waters of the Bay of Bengal, Cox’s Bazar is one of the most attractive tourist spots in the country. Located at a distance of 152 km. south of chittagong, the leading seaport of Bangladesh, Cox’s Bazar is connected both by air and road from Dhaka and Chittagong.
Visits to the picnic spot at Himchari, Teknaf – southern-most tip of Bangladesh and nearby islands of Sonadia and Moheshkhali are memorable experiences of a lifetime.
Other attractions for visitors are conch shell market, tribal handicraft, salt and prawn cultivation, Ramu buddhist temple and tribal village.
The Cox’s Bazar Holiday Complex of Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation, the National Tourism Organization is an ideal tourist resort having a number of facilities for the visitors.
Additional information on Cox’s Bazar can be found here.