Mosque and Tomb

Bajra Shahi Mashjid – The Grand Mosque of Bajra

Bajra Shahi Mosque is a remarkable example of auspicious elegant mosque in Bangladesh. The grand mosque is situated in Bajra Village of Begumganj Upazila in Noakhali District. The mosque is 18 kilometres north from Maizdee Court and 156 kilometres south from capital city Dhaka. The picturesque mosque and its prosperous …

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The Mosque of Baba Adam

Baba Adam’s Mosque is one of the most splendid archaeological mosques in Bangladesh. The ancient mosque is located in Kazi Qasba Village of Rikabi Bazar Union under Rampal Thana of Munshiganj District. It is about 39 Kilometres from Dhaka. The mosque is also popular as ‘Baba Adam Shahid Mashjid’. It …

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Mosque and Tomb of Hazrat Khwaja Shahbaz

The mosque and tomb of Hazrat Khwaja Shahbaz is one of the oldest prominent structures of Dhaka City. The mosque of Khwaja Shahbaz is among the oldest mosques of Dhaka. The historic mosque is situated just behind the Dhaka High Court, east of the Three Leader’s Mausoleum and very close …

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Choto Shona Mashjid – The Small Golden Mosque

Choto Shona mosque is another most significant archaeological embodiment of Sultanate period in Bangladesh. ‘Choto’ means small and ‘Shona’ means gold, thus the meaning in Bengali is Small Golden Mosque. The supreme mosque is located in Shahbazpur Union of Shivganj Upazila in Chapainawabganj District under Rajshahi Division. By road the …

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Sonargaon – The ancient capital of Bengal

The historic beauty Sonargaon was the capital city of ancient undivided Bengal, which was the then combination of present West Bengal and Bangladesh. Sonargaon means the city of gold. In these days Sonargaon is an Upazila of Narayanganj District. The recent modern settlement of the city is on either side …

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Laloner Akhra – The Tomb of Lalon Shah

Whenever the name of the district Kushtia comes into the ear, one must ask about the Tomb and Shrine of Baul Fakir Lalon Shah. It is situated in a place named Cherulia in Kushtia which is 2-3 Kilometres from Tagore Lodge and almost 175 Kilometres from capital city Dhaka. The …

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Shat Gambuj Mashjid – The Sixty Dome Mosque

Sixty Dome Mosque (Shat Gombuj Mashjid) is one of the auspicious and largest mosque of Sultanate period in Bangladesh. It has been mentioned as the most impressive muslim monuments of the Indian subcontinent in the whole world. It is situated in the southern portion of Bangladesh in Bagerhat district under …

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Tara Mashjid – The Star Mosque

Star Mosque is one of the greatest tourist attractions of the older part of the city of Dhaka. It is located at Abul Khairat Road in Armanitola of Old Dhaka. The beautiful Star Mosque is also known as ‘Tara Mashjid’. As there is no inscription related to the construction of …

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