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Shait Gumbad Mosque  

Shait Gumbad Mosque

Last days on the Subcontinent

March 14th 2012
Today I visited the World Heritage listed mosques scattered around the town of Bagerhat, the drive was very scenic and the roads for the most part surprisingly good. Bangladesh is very clean and very green in comparison to India, the roads are almost deserted and pollution is minimal. I visited the Shait Gumbad Mosque built in 1459 and the largest and most magnificent traditional mosque in Bang ... read more
Asia » Bangladesh » Dhaka

Bangladeshi Flag Bangladesh came into existence in 1971 when Bengali East Pakistan seceded from its union with West Pakistan. About a third of this extremely poor country floods annually during the monsoon rainy season, hampering economic development.... ... read more
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