Nine dome Mosque A Historical Mosque At Bagerhat
The nine-domed mosque is located on the south side of the Zindapir Mosque in Bagerhat and on the west bank of Thakurdighi. The nine-domed mosque was built in the 15th century. It is located on the west side of a dighi known as Thakur Dighi. Near this mosque is the tomb of Khan Jahan Ali. Traditionally, the west wall of the mosque faces Mecca, and the mihrab is placed on the inside of the wall. On the west wall, terracotta designs of flowers can be seen around the mihirab. The mosque has minarets or high round towers at the four corners. The whole mosque is inlaid with terracotta carvings. The walls of the mosque consist of a huge dome surrounded by eight relatively small domes. Inside the mosque, it is divided into nine square pieces with two stone pillars. The roof of the mosque is made up of nine domes on each piece. There are 3 domes in the front, 3 in the middle, and 3 in the back for a total of nine domes.
The domes are arranged in such a way that no matter which way you look at them, the distance from one dome to another is the same. There are a total of 3 concave mihrabs at a certain distance on the western qibla wall. There are 3 doors in front of the mosque. There is Zinda Pir Mosque and Mazar near the mosque.
How to get there
From Saidabad in Dhaka, every day from 6 am to 10 am and from 7 pm to 10 pm many vehicles leave – Meghna (01717388553), Banful, Tourist (01711131078), Falguni, Ara, Baleshwar, Hamim. Besides, Sohag (01718679302), Shakura (01711010450), Hanif, and Eagle Paribahan left Gabtali. Rent 300 to 400 Tk. The journey takes about 7 hours.
You can take the intercity train Sundarbans Express to Khulna and then take a bus to Bagerhat. It takes about 40 minutes to reach Bagerhat from Rupsha. Khan Jahan Ali (Rah.) The mausoleum is located 3 km south-west of Bagerhat city and 22 km south-east of Khulna city. Its location is 300 yards away from Khulna-Bagerhat highway. You have to walk this way to get off the bus. The nine-domed mosque is located west of Khan Jahan Ali Dighi. You have to go to the right side of the shrine.
Where to stay
There are various hotels in Bagerhat Sadar. There are also government guesthouses. Here you can stay at the Mumtaz Hotel on Rail Road. The hotel has fewer facilities but the quality of the service is quite good and the cost is a bit high. There are also a few more hotels to stay in the vicinity of this hotel. Moreover, in front of Khan Jahan Ali’s shrine, you can stay on the main highway at Hotel Avi. Rent 400 Tk. Phone: 01833742623.
Apart from this, for staying in Bagerhat, Hotel Al Amin (0468-63168, 01718692737, AC dual room Tk. 1000, non-AC room 100 to 400 Tk) and Hotel Mohana (0468-63075, 1722858313 in Karmakar Patti) There are non-AC rooms for Tk 100 to Tk 400. It takes 1 hour to reach Bagerhat from Khulna, so you can stay in Khulna.
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