Thursday, November 5, 2015

BANGLADESH ~ Hajrat Khan Jahan Ali Nine Gambuj Mosque -Bagerhat ~

First written and stamped postcard coming from Bangladesh... a wonderful archaeological site...Many Thanks Mohammad!!
The Mosque City of Bagerhat is a formerly lost city, located in the suburbs of Bagerhat city.

Originally known as Khalifatabad and nicknamed the "mint town of the Bengal Sultanate", the city was founded in the 15th century by the warrior saint Turkish general Ulugh Khan Jahan..

The historic city, listed by Forbes as one of the 15 lost cities of the world, has more than 50 Islamic monuments which have been found after removing the vegetation that had obscured them from view for many centuries.

Stamps:

Expanded Programme on Immunization
(Issued 22-01-1998)

2X China World Stamp Exhibition
(Issued 10-04-2009)

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