Today, it is hard to imagine our beloved Star Mosque without its stars. And with that comes the obvious question, what was the name of this mosque before those stars were added?
The cultural legacy of Bengal is imbued in its breath-taking religious structures. Being a predominantly Muslim land, it's unsurprising that mosques constitute the majority of such architectural wonders. Throughout the course of Islamic rule in Bengal, stretching from the early Sultanate period to modern times, the designs of mosques have undergone a continual evolution.
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Dinajpur is a place rich with history and archaeological sites. While there may not be many tourist activities, these locations make for a great travel destination with mesmerising insights into history, myth, and past traditions. Additionally, these locations, some now in ruins, are surrounded by untainted natural sights. For tourists and visitors looking to make the trip, here are some places to visit.
Mosques have been used as places of worship for Muslims all over the world for over a millennium. The beauty and rich history, architecture and cultures of these sacred sites continue to inspire visitors to this day. Sacred sites, regardless of creed or denomination, provide religious insights as well as a greater grasp of history. Mosques, like many other religious monuments around the world, frequently serve as symbols of a city's cultural identity and geography.
Kishoreganj, a district under Dhaka division is full of diverse landscapes, greeneries and rivers alongside a rich cultural heritage. Whether it’s the scenic haors that comes alive colourfully during monsoon or sites that has a strong historical and cultural legacy, Kishoreganj is every travel enthusiast’s dream place. So, here are 5 absolute must-see places in Kishoreganj that will satisfy your wanderlust.
Sitting in an office lined with books overlooking a giant prayer hall, Mohammed Ashfaq Kazi, the main preacher at the largest mosque in Mumbai, checked a decibel meter attached to the loudspeakers before he gave the call to worship.
Nestled between Tin Netar Mazar and court buildings, the mosque-and-tomb compound of Haji Khwaja Shahbaz takes one back to the Mughal era, perhaps because there are no high-rises directly overshadowing its premises.