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Updated on August 12, 2011

The Shat Gambuj Mosque is famous for it's historical importance. It is one of greatest mosques in Bangladesh in respect of its spectacular beauty.It is situated in Bagerhat besides the longest sea beach ' BAY OF BENGAL ' , also the longest mangrove forest ' SUNDORBAN ' .In the king of SULTAN NASSIRUDDIN MAHMOOD SHAH ( 1435-1459 ) is established KHOLIFABAD area under SAINT ULUGH KHAN JAHAN made this magnificent mosque at 1459 . It took's several year to complete it. It's total length is 160 feet and total wide is 108 feet. The roof of the mosque is supported by 77 squat domes. The vast prayer hall of the mosque has 11 arched doorways on east and 7 each on north and south for the ventilation and light. It has 7 longitudinal corridors. Architecturally, the interior and exterior of the mosque is quite plain. But the interior Western Wall was decorated beautifully with terracotta flowers and foliage. It offers an impressive look. UNESCO is already declered this mosque as one of the historical place of the world.

HOW TO GO : From DHAKA, the capital city of BANGLADESH , you can go by Bus service such as SHOHAG , HANIF, EGAL for go to DHAKA to KHULNA. If you want to journy by launch or Stemar , you can go 1st MONGLA which is one of the best port area of BANGLADESH. You can also travell by Train.From Khulna it's distance may be 7 km. So you can go by RICKSHAW or Microbus .

FOR STAY : If you want to stay there , some hotels are ready to help you. SAGORIKA , RAHMOT HOTEL , MOHANA HOTEL , RAHAT HOTEL is for you .

Shat gombuj mosque is one of the attractive place of world for tourists for its stately historical magnificence.. So you must WELLCOME to visit this historical place of BANGLADESH .


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