Zinda Pir Mosque A Historical Mosque At Bagerhat
A short walk from the west side of the mosque of Khan Jahan Ali’s mausoleum in Bagerhat, along the banks of the Tagore Dighi, is a brick-domed mosque known as the Tomb of Zinda Pir. There are four round domes around this mosque. The walls of the mosque are 1.52 m thick on average. There are 3 arched doors on the east arm and 1 arch door on the south arm. There are 3 mihrabs in the front arm. The semicircular dome of the roof was broken. Next to the mosque is the tomb of Zinda Pir, a follower of Khan Jahan.
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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