Tag: star mosque
- Religious Sites in Bangladesh
It has been estimated that the original building of the Star Mosque in Dhaka, was done in the early nineteenth century, as it was commissioned by Mirza Golam Pir, who died in the year 1860. Over the centuries, additions have been made, but one feature has remained consistent, and it the blue star motifs that are found on the domes of the mosque and on the tiles on the interior of the ...
The majority of the important religious sites in Bangladesh are related to Islam, the most widely practiced religion in the country with an estimated 88 percent of the population being Muslim. Other religions in Bangladesh include Hinduism, Buddhism and Christianity, while minority groups practice forms of animism and follow tribal belief systems.