Nakhoda Masjid

Mosque

 

Overview

Nakhoda Mosque is located in the  Chitpur area of the Burrabazar business district in Central Kolkata, at the intersection of Zakariya Street and Rabindra Sarani.The largest mosque in the city of Kolkata. Nakhoda Mosque of Kolkata was built by Abdar Rahim Osman of Kutch in 1926. The mosque has become one of the prime tourist attractions of Kolkata.
 
The mosque is beautifully built up with granite stone, brought from Tolepur. A huge amount of Rs.15 lakhs was invested for the construction of the Mosque. The mosque houses 25 small pillars, which are 100ft. – 117 ft. tall. The gateway of Mosque resembles Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri.  Inside is a superb exhibition of exquisite ornamentation and artistic extravaganza. The mosque's prayer hall has a capacity of 10,000.
 
Mosque Timing: 6:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m
 
How to Reach,
If you come by bus you could get off at the Rabindra Sarai Stop, with it falling on both bus route no.11A and no.48. You could also use the metro line or catch a taxi from wherever you are.
 
Nearest Railway Station: Howrah Jn 
 
Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
 

Location

Country
India
State
West Bengal
City
Kolkata
Location
Rabindra Nagar (Kolkata)
Address
Nakhoda Masjid, Rabindra Sarani, Kolutolla, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073
Contact Info
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Nakhoda Masjid, Rabindra Sarani
Nearest Railway Station
Howrah Jn (HWH)
Nearest Airport
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
IN
latitude : 22.654699330 longitude :88.446701050
Corporation : Kolkata
GPS Code : VECC
Open Year
1926
Height
151 ft
Architect
Islamic, Mughal
Dedicated To
Kuchhi Memon Jamat
Visiting Hours
6:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m

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