Shat Gambuj Moshjid, Sixty Domb Mosque, Bagerhat [Travel Guide]

Shat Gambuj Moshjid, Sixty Domb Mosque, Bagerhat

The sixty-dome mosque is situated in the Sundarganjona village, located just 7 kilometers away from the city of Bagerhat in Bangladesh, on the north side of the Khulna-Bagerhat highway, sixty-five buses. There is no inscription on the mosque. So it did not find any exact information about the construction at any time. But there is no doubt about the architecture of the mosque that Khan E Jahan had built. It is believed that he built it in the 15th century.

This mosque has been built for many years and with a lot of money. Its stones were brought from Rajmahal. It is one of the three world heritage sites of Bangladesh. The mosque is about 160 feet outside the northern northeast and about 143 feet in the interior and about 104 feet outside the east side and about 88 feet wide in the interior. The walls are about 8 feet 5 feet In the south-west of the country, the ancient mosque was honored as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1983. The mosque has placed Bagerhat city among the three world-famous cities of Bangladesh.

There are 11 large-sized arched doors on the wall on the east side of the mosque. The middle door is bigger than the others. There are 7 doors in the north and south walls. There are four minarets in the 4 corners of the mosque. Their design is round and they are narrowed upwards. They have horny bands and crowned domes on their cornices. The height of the monuments is more than the rooftop cornice.

Two monuments in front of them have stairs and there is also arrangement for giving Azan from here. One of them is named Raushan Kotha, and the other is named as Indore Kotha. There are 60 pillars or pillars inside the mosque. They are located in 6 rows from north to south and there are 10 pillars in each row. Each column has only five pillars made of stone covered with bricks from outside. This dome is made on 60 pillars and surrounding walls.

The mosque's name is 60 dome, but the dome is not 60, but the number of dome is 77. Seven domes of 70 dome between the 77 dome and the middle door between the eastern wall and the mihrab between the west walls look like they are very much like rice chops in Bangladesh. The number of domes in the tower is 4, the number of domes stands at 81. Yet its name is Shatgumba. Historians believe that there are seven stringed dome rows, and seven dome of this mosque has been named and it has been named as Shatgumba. Again, many historians believe that the dome is located on 60 stone pillars, the name is sixty-five.

Ticket Price:

The price of the tickets is twenty taka, but no child under the age of five is required for a ticket. For any foreign visitor, the ticket price is two hundred taka.

Open Closure Schedule:

The fort is open from 10am to 6pm in the summer. The middle is closed from 1pm to 1.30pm for half an hour. And it is open from 9am to 5pm in the winter. In winter, it is closed from 1pm to 1.30pm. And for the Jumma's prayers on Friday, it is closed from 12:30 to 3 pm. Sunday is open for general holidays and on Monday, 2:00.

How to go

From Saidabad in Dhaka every day, from 6am to 10am and from 7pm to 10pm, many vehicles leave - Meghna (0171717388553), Bonfool, tourist (01711131078), Falguni, Ara, Baleshwar, Hamim and Dola.

Apart from this, the villages of Sohag (01718679302), Shakura (01711010450), Hanif and Eagle leave from Gabtali leave. Rent 300 to 400 taka It takes about 7 hours to travel.

Intercontinental train can go to Khulna on Sundarbans Express and then go to Bagerhat by bus. It takes about 40 minutes to go from Rupsa to Bagerhat.

Seven kilometers from the bus stand and sixty-domed mosque square in the west, 3 kilometers away from the mausoleum of Khanjahan Ali (RA). Rickshaw worth Tk 30

Where to stay

There are several hotels in Bagerhat Sadar. There are also government guesthouses. Stay here at the Momtaj Hotel on Rail Road. Although this hotel has fewer facilities, the quality of service is fair and cost is a bit more. Apart from this, there are more hotels to stay around this hotel. In addition to Khan Jahan Ali's shrine, he can stay at the Main Highway in the "Hotel Abhi". Rent 400 Taka Phone: 01833742623

In addition to staying in Bagerhat, Hotel Al Amin (0468-63168, 01718692737, AC double room 1 thousand taka, non AC room 1 to 4 hundred rupees) adjacent to the central bus station and hotel estates (0468-63075, 01722858313, 1 st There is no AC room for `4 hundred rupees).

It is also possible to reach Khagna from Bagerhat for 1 hour due to Khulna.

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