Softhori Mosque

Type: Mosque/Eidgah
Contributed By: Nayeem


Softhori Mosque is located at center of Atwari-Boda road and the bounding line of Atwari and Thakurgaon sub-district of Panchagarh. It is the oldest mosque of the district. A person name Sudharu Saha was established Softhori Mosque. No actual information about its formation date. But there is similarity between Softhori Mosque and dome mosque at Mugrapara in Sonargaon in Narayanganj district.

It was built during the Sultani time, in 1478. For the similarity between two mosques it is assumed that Solthori Mosque was established during the Sultani time. Squire Shape Solthori Mosque has only twelve ft. width walls, with no specific place for the Imam. Hence the entry door is very low and only 5 people can pray together once. In the north and south side there are two small door. The wide compound of the front has an arch. Now the arch has changed its real look. The walls is designed with flower and leafs. The Softhori Mosque was affected by earthquake, but was reconstructed in 2007.

How to go

You can hire local mode of transportation to visit this place from Panchagarh.
But, if you want to know how to reach Panchagarh from Dhaka, please check below.

How To Reach: Panchagarh District

Road transport is the only direct transportation available between Panchagarh and Dhaka. There are many bus companies offering services from Dhaka to Panchagarh. Some of them have been listed below for your assistance.

1. Nabil Paribahan
15/1 Old Gabtoli, Mazar Road Mor
Contact: 9007036, 8012136, 01716001010, 01199047392

2. Hanif Paribahan
22/3 Babar Road, Block-B,
College Road, Shyamoli,
Contact: 9144482, 8124399, 01673952333

3. Shamoli Paribahan

25/1, Block-B, Khilji road,
Shyamoli, Dhaka
Contact: 9124139, 01711868283

Where to Stay

Some of the places you may consider staying in Panchagarh have been listed below for your assistance:

1. Panchagarh Circuit house
Location: Midapukur, Panchagarh

2. DC cottage
Location: Officers Quarters Chattar

3. Panchagarh Chinikol Rest house
Location: Chinikol Colony

Eating Facilities

It will not be a problem to find a restaurant for you to eat here in Panchagarh. Many roadside local restaurants are available here.


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