Mahashingdogri Buddhist Temple is one of the most visited tourists’ spots in Cox’s Bazar and a historical landmark. It is situated in a place which is 5 kilometres away from Cox’s Bazar Town in Rakhain Polli. A temple is a beautiful place for tourists to visit, stroll around with ease in the natural beauty which surrounds the area. The Temple contains a sense of peace as the giant statue of Gautama the Buddha resting is a beautiful thing to see and experience, and with that, the vast quantity of trees which surrounds the place creates an enchanting scenery.
AT A GLANCE Name: Mahashingdogri Buddhist Temple Location: Mahashingdogri Buddhist Temple ,Cox’s Bazar ,Bangladesh Destination: Dhaka to Cox’s Bazar Transport: Green Line bus service, Shoag, Hanif Paribhan etc bus services from Uttara Fakirapul, Saydabad , Kalampur,Panthopath etc. Fair: BDT 800 to 2000 (Bus), Airplane would cost 20000 taka or more (Dhaka to Cox’s Bazar ) Time: 10 –12 Hours (Bus),30 minutes (Air). Explore: Mahashingdogri Buddhist Temple ,Cox’s Bazar ,Bangladesh Distance: 5 kilometers away from Cox’s Bazar Town . Cost: Depend to coverage tourists spots. Accommodation: Parjatan Hotel,Hotel,Motel,Rest house etc available. Food: Available. Advice: Keep dry foods, water, medicines, saline, glucose, extra money, and kits.
How to visit Mahashingdogri Buddhist Temple?
The Mahashingdogri Buddhist Temple is located in Cox’s Bazar town. As a result, tourists can just get on a bus which goes to Cox’s Bazar from various areas of Bangladesh. For example, most tourists usually visit Cox’s Bazar from Dhaka. From Dhaka, there are many bus services such as Shamoli Bus Service, Hanif Paribahan, Green Line, Volvo Scania etc. There are both AC bus and non-AC bus available in each of the coaches above services. The cost of a ticket for an AC bus in these facilities is within the price range of 1400 to 2000 taka. For non-AC bus, the price of the ticket is 800 to 900 taka.
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The cost of tickets varies from service to service and as a result, it is wise to consult the bus service providers in their counters which is situated at multiple areas in Dhaka. As for travelling through Airplane, there are four flights which are, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Novo Air, United Airways, US-Bangla Airlines. These fights go on a daily basis the Round Cost for Biman and United Airways is 5500-7000tk, and others are one-way flight which costs from 5200tk to 8700tk.
From Cox’s Bazar town tourists can take an auto rickshaw or tourists with a large group can hire a jeep which will cost 2500 to 3000 for the whole day and easily visit the historical Mahashingdogri Buddhist Temple.
Living Accommodations and Food Facilities
In Mahashingdogri Buddhist Temple, there are not living accommodations or Food Facilities. There are some local food shops where dry foods are available, but it is wise for tourists to carry some dry food. However as Mahashingdogri Buddhist Temple is very near from the town of Cox’s Bazar, so tourists can easily visit the Temple and come back to Cox’s Bazar town where they will find a wide range of living accommodations and many things to eat.
The central town of Cox’s Bazar contains food courts, food shops, restaurants, hotels and motels. Cox’s Bazar is a very tourist friendly place and has food and living facilities. There are some hotels to choose from and of various types. Some hotels are nature-oriented filled with trees, and the rooms are like tents. There are also cottages, and the rooms are designed like the huts of the tribal people of Chittagong. There are furthermore many Five Star and Three Star hotels, as well as Parjatan Hotel. The Parjatan Hotel is relatively cheaper from the five and three-star hotels. Ocean Sea Paradise, Sayeman Hotel, Seagull Hotel and Mermaid Beach Resort etc. are some of the many five star hotels of Cox’s Bazar.
The price of the room depends on the hotel to hotel. For example, the lowest cost of a standard room of Ocean Sea Paradise is 6,352 taka, and the highest cost room of Ocean Sea Paradise is near around 14000 taka. In Sayemen Beach Resort the lowest cost hotel room is 1600 taka, and the most top is around 44,000 taka. There are many other prices in between. Therefore it is best to select a hotel in Cox’s Bazar, call them and the numbers are available online, and know the cost of different rooms and different hotels and confirm reservation.
Also, there is the house in Cox’s Bazar main town which is given for rent to the tourists; these are relatively cheaper than the hotels. In St. Martins and all of the tourist places, there are a variety of hotels and restaurants. Mermaid Café, ELF Live Fish Restaurant, Poushee Restaurant to local restaurants serving exotic fishes, the restaurants associated with the five and three-star hotel are available in Cox’s Bazar, and the price of food items vary from restaurants to restaurants as well as in case of food items. From 2000 taka worth cooked fish to a 170 taka fried fish and rice in a plate, a variety of food items and dishes are available in Cox’s Bazar.