Resting on the western bank of the Karatoya River, in northwestern Bangladesh, the city of Bogra serves as the commercial centre of the region. Known as the oldest city in Bengal, it is home to centuries-old Bengalese palaces, Buddhist stupas, sacred Hindu temples as well as a host of ancient archaeological sites. Visitors to Bogra can sample an array of delicious traditional Bengalese cuisine including a wide selection of desserts, such as ‘Mishti Doi’, a delicious sweet yoghurt. Visitors can look forward to an array of activities in the area including: exploring the ancient archaeological site of Gokul Medh, dating back to 7th century AD; and visiting the fascinating Mohammed Ali Palace Museum and Park, displaying numerous historical sites dotted with colourful mannequins for display purposes.