Sixty Dome Mosque
Sixty Dome Mosque, commonly known as Shait Gumbuj Mosque or Saith Jambad Mosque. It is a mosque in Masjid Nagar, Bagerhat, Bangladesh. Saith Zambad Mosque is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bangladesh.
Construction of the mosque began in 1442 and was completed in 1459 by Ulug Khan Jahan, Governor of the Sundarbans during the reign of the Sultan of Bengal.
Described as one of the most impressive Muslim monuments in the entire Indian subcontinent, the mosque is locally known as the “Saith Dome Mosque”, but there are over 77 domes and just over 0 stone pillars above the main hall.
The prayer is 160 “X190” and it can accommodate 2000 people during prayers. The outer part of the mosque is fine but the inner part is not being maintained properly. Hopefully, it will be taken care of properly.
Why You Interested tour plan to visit Sixty Dome Mosque?
Because, Sixty Dome Mosque is a great place. It is a great place for tourists as it is a tremendous place and a beautiful location.
In the middle of the fifteenth century, a Muslim colony was established in the mangrove forests of the Sundarbans on the coast of Bagerhat district by a saint-general named Khan Jahan Ali.
During the reign of Sultan Nasiruddin Mahmud Shah, he preached in a prosperous city, then known as ‘Khalifalabad’.
Khan Jahan decorated the city with more than a dozen mosques, the ruins of which centered on the largest and most domed mosque in Bangladesh, known as the Shai-Gumbad Mosque (160 ‘× 108’).
Construction of the mosque began in 1442 and was completed in 1459. The mosque was used for prayers and also as a madrasa and assembly hall.
In summer the fort is open from ten in the morning to one in the evening. It is closed for half an hour in the middle from 1 pm to 1:30 pm. And in winter it is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. In winter, it is closed from 1 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. And for Friday prayers, it is closed from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Open for public holidays on Sundays and Mondays at 2:40 p.m.
How To Go?
This historical monument is located in South Bangladesh. Bagerhat district is a place where you will see several historical monuments and one of them is the sixty domed mosques. This popular mosque is located in the Khulna division which is three miles away from the main city of Bangladesh. You can also visit this mosque by renting a car from Dhaka city.