15 August, 2011

Sixty Dome Mosque in Bagerhat

Shait Gombuj Mosque is situated in District Bagerhat. It is a big Mosque and beautiful building. The Mosque is beautifully decorated. In the middle of the many surviving monuments of the Khan Jahan Ali style, without a doubt the most wonderful and largest brick mosque in Bangladesh is the Shait Gombuj.  For extraordinary architectural importance. According to The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO distinguished Bagerhat in the World Heritage list. The original torchbearer of Islam in the south, Khan Jahan Ali came from Delhi to stay a Muslim camp in this swampland in the early-15th century AD. The natural attractiveness of the region had such an effect upon him that he used up the rest of his life there. History says that Khan Jahan Ali made about 360 mosques and as many freshwater tanks in a very short space of time. There is a big dighi near the Satgambuj Mosque. This dighi is called the Ghora Dighi. The Mosque has great attraction for the tourists and visitors

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