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Wali Khan Mosque

Wali Khan Mosque
ওয়ালী খান মসজিদ
Domes of Wali Khan Mosque.JPG
Central part of the mosque
Religion
Location
LocationChittagong, Bangladesh
Geographic coordinates22°21′31″N 91°50′14″E / 22.358474°N 91.8372695°E / 22.358474; 91.8372695
Architecture
StyleMughal architecture
Completed1713 - 1716
Dome(s)6

Wali Khan Mosque (Bengali: ওয়ালী খান মসজিদ) is an 18th-century mosque located in Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1] It is situated in the Chawk Bazar area of the city.

History

The mosque was built between 1713 and 1716 by Wali Beg Khan, who was a Mughal Faujdar or General in Chittagong.[1] Wali Khan, the founder of Chawk Bazar, also donated land for maintenance of the mosque.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Hossain, Shamsul (2012). "Wali Khan Mosque". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.