Ibn Battuta at Chittagong

The adventures of Ibn Battuta By: Jarod Hancock

Interesting facts about chittagong

  • Chief port of Bangladesh
  • Originally part of an ancient Hindu kingdom
  • Chittagong was conquered by a buddhist king of Arakan
  • It was passed to the Mughal empire in the 13th century

Things that Battuta Saw

  • "A hell crammed with good things"-Battuta
  • He bought a slave girl and his friend bought a slave boy
  • He went up the Meghna River to Sylhet in order to find a famous holy man who could perform miracles and foretell the future.

Pictures of Past Chittagong(left) and present Day Chittagong(right)