Lalbagh Fort Mosque

Lalbagh Fort Mosque

Lalbagh Mosque, part of the Lalbagh Fort Complex and built under the rule of Governor Shaista Khan, is situated in the western part of the complex, aligned with the tomb of Bibi Pari. Stylistically it belongs to Shaista Khani architecture, its form is typical of three-domed, rectangular mosques commonly found in Dhaka. Measuring 65′ x […]

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Bangladesh Brahmo Samaj

Bangladesh Brahmo Samaj

Brahmo Samaj is the societal component of Brahmoism, a monotheistic reformist and renaissance movement of Hindu religion. Brahmo Samaj is a society of intellectuals that started in 1828 by eminent social activist Raja Rammohon Roy and the highly decorated Debendranath Tagore. Though East Bengal was a backward region with high illiteracy rate, within 18 years […]

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Armenian Church

Armenian Church

The Armenian Church (also known as Armenian Apostolic Church of the Holy Resurrection) is a historically significant architectural monument situated in the Armanitola area of old Dhaka, Bangladesh. The church bears testimony to the existence of a significant Armenian community in the region in the 17th and 18th centuries. History Following the domination of their […]

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Koshaituli Mosque

Koshaituli Mosque

The inscriptions on this mosque express the name as “Qassabtuly Jame Masjid” now known as Koshaituli Mosque. Built in Hijri 1338, this is one of the most ornate mosques in Old Dhaka. The exquisitely beautiful mosque surface is done with colored broken pieces of ceramic. The Mihrab’s decoration is characterized by floral motifs in dazzling […]

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Shahbaz Khan Mosque

Shahbaz Khan Mosque

Shahbaz Khan Mosque is a historic mosque situated in Dhaka, Bangladesh. History: A merchant of prince of Dhaka who built the mosque as well as his own Dargah Sharif during his lifetime in – 1086 (h).It is an Islamic architecture. Now its present condition is good. Shahbaz Khan Mosque situated in the old high court […]

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Musa Khan Mosque

Musa Khan Mosque

Musa Khan Mosque is located on the western side of the Shahidullah Hall of Dhaka University, and is less than half a km to the south of the Khwaja Shahbaz’s Mosque. A high vaulted plinth with a three-domed mosque above and the grave of Musa Khan to its northeast comprise the mosque complex of Musa […]

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Saint Thomas Church

Saint Thomas Church

St. Thomas Church, Dhaka: The official name of this Anglican Church, better known as the St. Thomas Church, is the ‘Church of Bangladesh’. Built in 1819, and consecrated two years later by Bishop Reginald Heber of Kolkata (Calcutta), the church premise was in an area of lush greeneries with the famous Bahadur Shah park in […]

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Azimpur Dayera Sharif

Azimpur Dayera Sharif

Hazrat Shah Sufi Syed Mohammad Dayem was one of the most prominent Sufi Saint of his time. He came into the lime light in the Eighteenth century. He was one of the few Saints of high order in Bangladesh and the Indian sub-continent. The famous historical shrine of ‘Dayera Sharif’ situated at Azimpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh, […]

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Star Mosque

Star Mosque

Star Mosque (also known as Tara Masjid), is a mosque located in Armanitola area, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The mosque has ornate designs and is decorated with motifs of blue stars. It was built in the first half of the 19th century by Mirza Golam Pir. Architecture: Built in the Mughal style by Mirza Ghulam in the […]

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Saat Masjid

Saat Masjid

Saat Masjid (Satgumbad Mosque or Seven Domed Mosque) was built in 17th century at the north west outskirt of Dhaka. Accounting the stylistic patterns of the mosque, it is suggested that it was built sometime around 1680 AD.It was during the reign of the Subahdar of Bengal, Shaista Khan (r. 1664–1688). Now the mosque falls […]

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