Wali Khan Mosque

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Wali Khan Mosque (Bengali: ওয়ালী খান মসজিদ) is an 18th-century mosque located in Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1] It is situated in the Chawk Bazar area of the city.

History[edit]

The mosque was built between 1713 and 1716 by Wali Beg Khan, who was a Mughal Faujdar or General in Chittagong.[1] Wali Khan, the founder of Chawk Bazar, also donated land for maintenance of the mosque.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hossain, Shamsul (2012). "Wali Khan Mosque". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 

Coordinates: 22°21′30.87″N 91°50′14.92″E / 22.3585750°N 91.8374778°E / 22.3585750; 91.8374778