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Mosque City of Bagerhat
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Mosque City of Bagerhat

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Bangladesh
Description:
Situated in the suburbs of Bagerhat, at the meeting-point of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers, this ancient city, formerly known as Khalifatabad, was founded by the Turkish general Ulugh Khan Jahan in the 15th century. The city’s infrastructure reveals considerable technical skill and an exceptional number of mosques and early Islamic monuments, many built of brick, can be seen there.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Mosque City of Bagerhat", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.