Monday, December 31, 2012

Shat Gombuj Mosque in Bagerhat

 Bangladesh has three domain heritage sites. The Shat Gombuj Mosque in Bagerhat is one of them. It is a 15th century Islamic edifice positioned in the conurbations of Bagerhat (a district in Khulna Division), on the advantage of the Sundarbans, some 175 km south west of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.
It is an huge Moghol architectural site casing a very great range (160 x 108) square feet. The mosque is exclusive in that, it has sixty pillars, which provision eighty one (81) beautifully curled roofs that have damaged away with the road of time. The assembly of the construction also symbolizes the 15th era Turki architectural vision.
It is estimated that, before 1459 a maximum supporter of Islam named Khan Jahan Ali established this mosque. He was also the originator of Bagerhat district.

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