Wednesday, October 5, 2011

CHANDANAPURA MASJID

Chandanapur Masjid
Chittagong


The Chandanpura Masjid is a mosque situated in the old part (north) of Chittagong on the road to Kaptai. It is famous landmark in Chittagong and a popular tourist attraction for its impressive architecture consisting of multiple domes and minarets painted in bright colors. Although it was renovated in 1952, the mosque has deteriorated over the years due to environmental factors, such as air pollution.
According to Lonely Planet the mosque has no historical significance.

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