Buddha Dhatu Jadi, Bandarban

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The Buddha Dhatu Jadi is located close to Balaghata town, in Bandarban City, in Bangladesh. Dhatu are the material remains of a holy person, and in this temple the relics belong to Buddha. It is the largest Theravada Buddhist temple in Bangladesh and has the second-largest Buddha statue in the country.The Bandaban Golden Temple belongs to the Theravada Buddhism order, which is practiced by the Marma indigenous people, a dominant ethnic group of Bandarban. It was built in 2000 in Arakanese architecture, an adoption of South East Asia style.LocationThe Buddhist temple is known in local language as Kyang. It is located in the remote Bandarban Hill District in south-eastern Bangladesh, which is part of the Chittagong Division of Chittagong Hill Tracts. The temple is ensconced in the hill town of Bandarban, which has two of the highest peaks with rolling hills, namely, the Tajingdong (4000ft) and the Keokeradong (4632ft), covered with dense forests with lush vegetation. Sangu river flows through the town. There is also a waterfall nearby. The temple is built on top of a 60m high hill, which is about 4km from the Balaghat town, and 10km from the Banderban city. Chittagong, known as a "picturesque part of Bangladesh that is referred to as the rooftop of the country", is about 92km away. Within the Bandarban town, the notable structures are the Ethnic Cultural Institute and a Museum. There is also a lake on the hill known as the Debota Pukur (meaning:"pond of the God").
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  • My experience is in bandarban is out-of-this-world, it’s so diverse & cosmopolitan mountain area with 13 various ethnic group with different in clothing, culture & religions. every time when I go...  more »
  • It is a place of my heritage in Bangladesh. Which is a unique sign of Bangladesh's expansion. People of all religions come to visit it. The place is also beautiful to see.  more »
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  • It's looking very beautiful guys.The temple look look like original golden Walls...I give some photos to this place.. Guys you love to go this remember that you never go to the place in sots like 2 Quarter... that's why I put in longi.
  • A extraordinary temple with mind blowing views around it.

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