Chittagong is one of the favorite sea beach destinations in Bangladesh. Surrounded by hills and boasting of miles of sandy beaches, Chittagong though crowded and congested is an interesting place to visit and have fun. The city has several beautiful buildings and natural attractions that visitors would love to see. Sitting on the beach and enjoying the views of ships coming and going is one of the best scenes in the city.
Chittagong has some interesting museums such as the Ethnological Museum, Zia Memorial Museum, Court Building Museum, etc. The Patenga Beach is located at the confluence of the river Karnaphuliand the sea. The Foy’s Lake is located in beautiful surroundings and is a favorite picnic spot in the city. There are several gardens in Chittagong that are good to visit. These gardens include Karnafully Sishu Park, Shitakunda Eco Park,Jatisongho Park, etc.
The city has numerous shopping malls where visitors can shop and also have fun. Some of the best shopping malls in Chittagong include AFMI Plaza, Central Plaza, Sanmar Ocean City, Yunusco City Center, Chittagong Shopping Complex, etc. The Singapore-Bangkok Market and the Singapore Market are also good places for shopping.
The nearest airport to Chittagong is the Shah Amanat International Airport. The airport is located in Patenga. From the airport visitors can take taxis to reach the city. The airport is the second busiest airport in Bangladesh and connects to several international destinations.
Finding halal food in Chittagong is easy. Almost all the restaurants in the city serve halal food. Some of the best halal restaurants in Chittagong include Asif Hotel and Restaurant, Hotel Al-Amin and restaurant, Fakhruddin, Sarah Biriyani House, New Azmir Hotel, Newaz Restaurant, Almas Hotel, Zaman Hotel and Restaurant, Mohammodia, etc.
There are numerous mosques in Chittagong. The largest mosque in Chittagong is the Baitul Falah Masjid. Other prominent mosques in the city are Chandanpura Mosque, Shahi Jame Mosque, Amirbag Jameh Masjid, Seikh baharullah masjid, Lal Khan Bazar Jameh Masjid, etc.