Tipu Sultan Shahi Mosque

Mosque

 

Overview

Tipu Sultan Shahi Mosque is one of the famous mosque in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Located at 185 Dhartamtalla Street, the mosque is a relic of architectural and cultural heritage. People from all sections of society and religions are allowed to visit and take pictures of this historical premise. This building was built in 1832 by Prince Ghulam Mohammed, the youngest son of Tipu Sultan. An identical mosque built later by the waqf committee is at Tollygunge. One of the finest specimens of Mughal architecture in the city, Sahi Mosque represents a distinctive architectural heritage. The mosque is doubled-aisled and is adomed multiple domes. It has tall corner towers. The intricate designs mosque and its rounded arches drawn from the cultural architecture lend it a subtle European look.
 
Tipu Sultan Mosque is among prominent places of worship in Kolkata and during this period of over 150 years time has introduced many wears and tears to the fabulous construction which is demanding now a very urgent need of repair. Though Prince Ghulam Mohammed Wakf Estate have some income from the rented properties around the Tipu Sultan Mosque but still a government help is the need of hour. Tipu Sultan Mosque is construction to accommodate 1000 Namajis  with 16 domes and 4 Minars. If you are on Kolkata tour, surly Tipu Sultan Mosque, a cultural and architectural heritage, is one among the must visited place.
 
Mosque Timing: 4:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m
 
How to Reach,
One can simply walk from Esplanade Bus Terminus. Taxis and buses can be acailed from different parts of the city.
 
Nearest Railway Station: Howrah Jn
 
Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
 

Location

Country
India
State
West Bengal
City
Kolkata
Location
Bowbazar (Kolkata)
Address
Tipu Sultan Shahi Mosque, Lenin Sarani Rd, Chandni Chawk, Bow Bazaar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700013
Contact Info
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Chandni Chawk, Bow Bazaar
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
1842
Architect
Moghul architecture
Dedicated To
Prince Ghulam Mohammed
Visiting Hours
4:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m

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