Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque

chawkbazar-shahi-mosque

Chawk Mosque (also Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is located in the Chowk Bazaar area of the old town of Dhaka, south of the current city centre. Today the original building design has been lost through multiple renovations and extensions.

dhaka chawk bazar masjid Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque

chawk masjid Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque

History
The construction has been dated to 1676, as noted by an inscription in the Persian language over a doorway. The inscription attributes the project to Subahdar Shaista Khan.

chawk bazar masjid Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque

chawk mosque Chawkbazar Shahi Mosque

Location