Bagerhat

Bagerhat

architectural marvels make it the mosque city of Bangladesh

Location: 

Bagerhat District, Bangladesh

Duration: 

Monday, August 14, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Bagerhat: district between Khulna and Sundarbans
  2. Sightseeing: many historic mosques, some abandoned
  3. Mosques: countless 15th-century brick stone marvels
  4. Abandoned: many of the mosques are empty and hidden
  5. Road trip: driving with my friends through the district

Image sources

  1. Old mosque near Bagerhat
  2. Entrance of the mosque
  3. Inside the abandoned mosque
  4. Traditional Bangladeshi woman
  5. Drying clothes in the sunshine

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