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Book flights to Barisal

Barisal serves as a base for exploring southern Bangladesh. The city itself offers a glimpse into Bangladeshi life beyond major cities. Day trips can be arranged to nearby historical sites like monuments or mosques in other towns. Travel by public boat is a common way to navigate the waterways.

Keep in mind that Barisal might have limited English language usage outside tourist areas. Basic Bengali phrases could be helpful. The city is famous for its lush green paddy fields, tranquil rivers, and charming countryside. Visitors can immerse themselves in the local lifestyle by exploring the bustling markets, where they can find a variety of traditional handicrafts and delicious local cuisine. With its warm and welcoming locals, Barisal promises a unique and authentic travel experience.

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Airports near Barisal

There are multiple ways to reach Barisal - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Barisal.

Shahjalal International Airport

This is the largest and busiest airport in Bangladesh, located approximately 120 kilometres northeast of Barisal. It offers numerous domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers heading to Barisal.

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Jessore Airport

Located around 150 kilometres northwest of Barisal, Jessore Airport is a domestic airport that offers limited international flights. travellers can fly to Jessore and then take a connecting flight or drive to Barisal.

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Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

Situated approximately 200 kilometres northeast of Barisal, Sylhet's airport is another option for travellers. It primarily serves domestic flights but also has limited international connections.

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Cox's Bazar Airport

Although Cox's Bazar is a bit further away from Barisal (around 350 kilometres southeast), it is worth mentioning due to its popularity as a tourist destination. The airport offers domestic flights and a few international connections, making it an alternative option for travellers willing to explore both Cox's Bazar and Barisal.

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Buy your flights to Barisal and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Barisal upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Barisal into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Barisal

Discovering the many attractions of Barisal can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

Durga Sagar

Known as the largest pond in Bangladesh, Durga Sagar is a must-visit attraction in Barisal. This 24-acre water body is not just a sight for sore eyes, but also a sanctuary for local and migratory birds, making it a paradise for nature lovers and bird watchers. The serene environment and the lush greenery surrounding the pond make it an ideal spot for picnics and relaxation.

Guthia Mosque

Often referred to as the 'Taj Mahal of Bangladesh', the Guthia Mosque is an architectural marvel that leaves visitors in awe. This grand mosque, adorned with intricate designs and surrounded by beautiful gardens, is a testament to the rich Islamic heritage of the region. The tranquility and spiritual ambience of the place provide a peaceful retreat for visitors.

Floating Guava Market

Experience the unique charm of Barisal at the Floating Guava Market, one of the largest of its kind in Asia. Here, you can witness the bustling trade of fresh guavas, plucked from the orchards of nearby islands. The sight of hundreds of boats loaded with ripe guavas is a spectacle in itself. This market offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and lifestyle.