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Category: Beaches, Local time: 11:10:14,
Address: LGRD 200FT, Bangladeshh
Kuakata is a very popular beach in the south-west part of Bangladesh
. It is located approximately 320 km from the city Dhaka
, about 2 km from Lata Chāpli
. Kuakata is an 18 km long and 3 km wide beach. There are a places on the beach where you can observe both the sunrise and the sunset. Kuakata means sandy shores of the Bay of Bengal. The beach offers a green area with palm trees, and sandy beaches and opportunities for a variety of water sports. The name Kuakata originates from "kua" and "kata", which means "to find drinking water".
Not far from the beach, there are Buddhist temples Keranipara, Misripara and Amkholapara. In addition, Kuakata is a renowned pilgrimage destination for Hindus and Buddhists.
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Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:24:10 PM