Mughal-Era Mosque

Type: Mosque/Eidgah
Contributed By: Nayeem


Mughal-era Mosque is a beautiful mosque with Mughal architecture and wonderful patterns. According to the local people, this ancient mosque was built in 1606 during the Mughal period. It is a 30 feet tall Mosque with a length and width of 17 feet. This beautiful single-domed mosque, built with great artistry, is one amazing creation of the Mughal period. Every year, several visitors come here to see the Mughal-era mosque.

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How to go

Once you reach Jhalakathi, you have to go to Kathalia upazila by road. From Kathalia, you can reach Mughal-era mosque by taking a motor bike/tempu/launch.

How To Reach: Jhalakathi District

The following buses head to Dhaka from Jhalakathi:

1. Sugandha Paribahan-Departure time from Jhalakathi: 7:45AM, 8:45AM, 09:45AM and 10:30PM. Phone no-01739025815(Jhalakathi)

2. Druti Paribahan– Departure time from Jhalakathi: 8:00AM, 8:30AM, 3:00PM, 9:00PM and 10:00PM. Phone no-01712617435(Jhalakathi).Phone no-01674005799(Jhalakathi)

3. Hanif Paribahan– Departure time from Jhalakathi-7:30AM, 8:45AM, 10:00AM, 11:45AM and 10:00PM. Phone no-01712154115(Jhalakathi), 01716422550(Jhalakathi), 017130149572(Dhaka), 02-8056366(Dhaka)

1. M.V. Tipu-Departure time from Sadarghat, Dhaka-7:30PM, Arrival time in Jhalakathi-5:00AM-7:00AM.Departure time from Jhalakathi- 6:00PM.Arrival time at Dhaka-5:00AM-7:00AM. Fair Deck-130BDT, Single Cabin-800BDT, Double Cabin-1500BDT.
Phone no-01721978652

2. Sunadarban-Fair and time of Departure are same as M.V Tipu. But departs from Jhalakathi at odd dates, departs from Dhaka at even dates. Phone no-01712811092

By Steamer:
1. T.S Masud: Departure time from Sadarghat, Dhaka-6:00PM, Arrival time in Jhalakathi-5:00AM-8:00AM.Departure time from Jhalakathi- 4:00PM.Arrival time at Dhaka-5:00AM-8:00AM.Fair-Deck-100BDT, Single (Second class)-395BDT, Double (Second class)-790BDT, Single (First class)-655BDT, Double (First class)-1310BDT. It Departs Tuesday and Friday from Jhalakathi, Monday and Thursday.

2. T.S Ostrich: Everything same as T.S Masud but it departs Wednesday and Saturday from Jhalakathi, Tuesday and Friday from Dhaka.

3. T.S Lepcha: Everything same as T.S Masud and T.S ostrich except it departs Monday and Thursday from Jhalokati, Sunday and Wednesday from Dhaka.

Where to Stay

The accommodation facilities in Jhalakathi are as follows:

1. Dhansiri Rest House: Kalibari Road, Jhalakathi-Phone no-0498-62212

2. Halima Boarding: MD Aziz Sadr road, Choumatha, Jhalakathi-Phone no-0498-62286

3. Arafat boarding: Phone no-0498-63589

Eating Facilities

There are a few restaurants along highway road and in the local markets, most serving Bangladeshi standards. But expectations regarding food should not be high.

Travel Tips

Mughal-Era Mosque is a place where Muslims worship and has tremendous respect for. Therefore, it is advised that you too honor its sanctity, dress slightly conservatively and do not display any disrespect towards the Mosque and the religious views of its people.


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