The seaside town Cox’s Bazar is located in Chittagong Division. Also known as Panowa, it has the longest (125 kilometers) natural and sandy sea-beach. ‘Panowa’ literally means ‘yellow flower’. Cox’s Bazar is the district headquarter.
Cox’s Bazar is considered as one of the most widely visited tourist destinations in Bangladesh. The huge Buddhist monastery named Aggmeda Khyang is one of the top tourist attractions here. Ramu is a village where the Buddhist population resides. Cox’s Bazar is well known for its homemade cigars and handicrafts. Also the first safari park of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park is about 50 kilometers away from Cox’s Bazar Town.