Baitul Mukarram

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Baitul Mukarram
বায়তুল মোকাররম

The structure of Baitul Mukarram resembles the Kaaba in Mecca

Basic information
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Geographic coordinates 23°43′46″N 90°24′46″E / 23.7294°N 90.4128°E / 23.7294; 90.4128
Affiliation Hanafi/Sunni
Year consecrated 1959
Status active
Architectural description
Architect(s) T Abdul Hussain Thariani
Architectural style Islamic architecture
Groundbreaking 27 January 1960
Completed 1968
Specifications
Capacity 40,000
Height (max) 99 feet
Baitul Mukarram (Dhaka) the National Mosque Bangladesh. The structure looks like the Kaaba in Mecca

Baitul Mukarram (Arabic: بيت المكرّم; The holy house) is the national mosque of Bangladesh.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Baitul Mukarram-the National Mosque of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Embassy at Bhutan website.