Baitul Mukarram Mosque
When you travel to all beautiful places in Bangladesh, I think you should visit the Baitul Mukarram Mosque. Because It’s also most beautiful and respectful place in Bangladesh. Baitul Mukarram Mosque is the National Mosque of Bangladesh. Baitul Mukarram also spelled as Baytul Mukarrom. It’s Located at the center of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh. It took eight years to complete the construction of the mosque. Its construction began on 27 January 1960 and was completed in 1968. The mosque has a capacity of 30,000, giving it the respectable position of being the 10th biggest mosque in the world.
However, the mosque is constantly getting overcrowded. “A lot of people visit the musjid throughout the month of Ramadan. Within the 2 Eid days, the masjid becomes overcrowded.” This especially occurs during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which has resulted in the Bangladeshi government having to add extensions to the mosque, thus increasing the capacity to at least 40,000.
It is one of the most beautiful mosques in the Bangladesh. Baitul Mukarram’s large cube shape was modeled to that of the Ka’abah at Mecca making it a noticeable structure is unlike any other mosque in Bangladesh. The structure has a unique architectural design. It is a symbol of Islamic architecture in Bangladesh.
How to go there?
Baitul Mukarram Mosque is situated in Gulistan of Dhaka city. The mosque is about 18 kilometers away from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. It may take around 1:20 Minutes with any traffic for arriving this mosque. There are many Buses, CNG etc. for transportation. From anywhere in Dhaka city can go to Gulistan easily via the public buses or CNG.