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Shait Gumbad Mosque - Sixty domed Mosque

Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat1985

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

Located on the eastern embankment of Ghora Dighi, about 7 km from Bagerhat town, this astonishing mosque was built by Ulugh Khanjahan; a great saint, builder and warrior who died in 1459 AD. Famous for its medieval architectural style, twinges and tendrils ornamentation on red terracotta, the oblong shaped mosque is the largest brick, multi domed old mosque in Bangladesh.

Details

  • Title: Shait Gumbad Mosque - Sixty domed Mosque
  • Creator: Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat
  • Date Created: 1985
  • Location Created: Bangladesh
  • Location: Bangladesh
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (iv)
  • Date of Inscription: 1985
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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