Shait-Gumbad Mosque, Bagerhat
Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
A major religious center and World Heritage Site, Shait-Gumbad Mosque has attracted the faithful since its construction in 1459. Today, it also draws a large contingent of tourists, some coming to pray, others to enjoy its imposing architecture. You cannot help but do the latter: with 77 domes, 60 stone pillars, and four immense towers. As you enter, you'll see many aisles divided by tall, slender columns that merge in graceful arches supporting the roof. Plan to see Shait-Gumbad Mosque and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bagerhat travel itinerary maker.
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this is the 15th century mosque, founded by a saint-General, named Khan Jahan Ali. the main attraction inside the mosque. also from outside, its look beautiful. there is a big pond behind the mosque. ... read more »
I visited with high expectations of a beautiful building but it was not as grand as I had hoped. Admittedly it is a Mosque and not built for Tourists, I was pleased I visited, everyone was friendly, b... read more »
Fazal Mahmud R
This 'world heritage' is situated at Bagerhat District and can easily be accessed from Khulna City. The compound is beautiful, filled with trees and flowers; very peaceful. The compound has a small mu... read more »
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