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Monday, April 28, 2014

Mughal Edgah: Dhaka, Bangladesh



The Mughal Eidgah is placed at Saat Masjid road, in the Dhanmondi residential area of  Dhaka, Bangladesh. This municipal open space has been in use for the two Muslim ceremonies  that is Eid celebrations. It was prepared in 1640 CE. Conservationist architect Abu Sayeed M Ahmed wtote, "This beautiful  Eidgah is the oldest surviving Mughal memorial in Dhaka city. There is no similar one with the architectural forms and facial appearance similar to it."

traditionally known as "Dhanmondi Eidgah", It is 368-year-old structure, situated at Dhanmondi 6A, Dhaka, it is listed archaeological site of the Department of Archaeology. It was made during the Mughal era and has historical, architectural and heritage value of this site.