Cheragdani Mosque and Dighi

Type: Mosque/Eidgah
Contributed By: Nayeem


Cheragdani Mosque and Dighi are located in Jhenaidah district of Khulna division; the Dighi is also known as Dhol Somudro. The design and decoration of Cheragdani Mosque are very ancient and also the Dighi. But it looks very nice, as the interior decoration is pretty decent. By seeing the handwork on the wall, it is likely to impress a tourist. Most people in the area pray here. In Friday, the Mosque Committee do not accommodate all people.

There is natural beauty close to the mosque. Its made more alluring by the presence of bird and trees.. The place where the Muslims say their prayer is a huge place with nice decoration. The cut of stones made it even more elegant. This place is surrounded by trees and garden. The fragrance provides a different feeling. There are so many books here that can tell you about all the secrets about the world.

There is a Dighi known as Cheragdani dighi. A very big Dighi consisting of some crocodiles in the big dighi. They come near the people call them and give them something to eat.

How to go

The transportation medium in the town is Rickshaw or van. Rickshaws and van can be found at ease. After reaching Jhenaidaha, a person can head there by Van or rickshaw.

How To Reach: Jhenaidah District

Jhenaidah is linked by road with Dhaka. You can take a bus from Dhaka to reach Jhenaidah. The road distance between Dhaka and Jhenaidah is 210 kilometers.

Some of the bus companies that provide service from Dhaka to Jhenaidah are listed below:

1. J R Paribahan
Contact: 01719818483
Fare: TK 450 (Approx.)

2. Dorshona dhila
Contact: 01711136983
Fare: TK 450 (Approx.)

3. Mamun Paribahan
Contact: 01915600364
Fare: TK 450 (Approx.)

4. Hanif Paribahan
Contact: 01712952972
Fare: TK 450 (Approx.)

There are no direct flights available from Dhaka to Jhenaidah. However, if you want to travel by air, you have to first come to Jessore by plane. From there, you will have to take a road transport to come to Jhenaidah district. The distance from Jessore to Jhenaidah is 45 kilometers.

Where to Stay

1. Hotel Zaman
Address: Jhenaidah Sadar (Post Office Circle)
Phone: 01711152954
Room-43, Bed-47
Double-08 (AC), Single-35
Distance: From Dhaka it is around 210 km away by road.

2. Khonika Rest House
Address: H. S. S. Road, Jhenaidah
Room-12, Bed-5

3. Srijoni Rest House
Manager/owner: Srijoni, NGO,
Address: Jhenaidah Sadar
Phone: 0451-62497
Room-12, Bed-54,
Single (AC)-01, Non AC VIP double-02, Normal-27, General-22.

Things to do

  1.  You enjoy the extraordinary natural beauty just beside it.
  2. In September a big fair is held beside the Dighi, you can visit this fair.
  3. You can enjoy the fish catching.

Eating Facilities


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