Located in the southwestern part of Bangladesh, Khulna is a vibrant regional hub and a bustling port city on the bank of the Rupsha river. Known for being the gateway to the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Khulna has grown into an incredible destination for eco-tourism. Tourists are drawn every year for the unique opportunity to spot the Royal Bengal Tiger in its natural habitat. The city is also home to a diverse range of historical sites such as the 17th century Mosque City of Bagerhat and the Sixty Dome Mosque. Furthermore, local industries such as shrimp processing and newsprint give Khulna a cultural vibrancy and bustling charm that makes it a must visit on any tour of Bangladesh.