"SYLHET: The land of two leafs and one bud." Sylhet by saidur_khan

Sylhet Travel Guide: 3 reviews and 40 photos

This sanctuary of migratory birds where millions of flying creatures congregate every winter will give you pleasure. Known as " the land of two leaves and a bud", its terraced tea gardens, rolling countryside, colorful tribesmen, eye-catching orange groves and pineapple plantations, tropical jungles and exotic flora and fauna will attract you. Also known as the land of saints and savants including Hazrat Shah Jalal, its people are known for their hospitality and craftsmanship. And topping it all, the famous Manipuri dance will enliven your evenings out in the open-of course, by prior arrangement. Exquisite handmade manipuri fabrics and bamboo products are the popular souvenirs.

Srimangol, known as the tea capital of Bangladesh, is the main tea center
of the area. For miles and miles around, the visitor can see the teagardens spread like green carpet over the plain land or on the sloping hills. A visit to the tea plantation is a memorable experience. Sylhet and Srimangol, the tea granary of Bangladesh, not only has over 150 tea gardens but also proudly possesses three largest tea garden in the world both in area and production.

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