Nakhoda Masjid Overview

The Nakhoda mosque has a total capacity of 10,000, and was built at a total cost of Rs. 1,500,000 to be built. Kuchhi Memon Jamat is the architect of this magnificent mosque. It may interest you to know that the mosque has a total height of 151 feet. Additionally, there are 25 smaller minarets ranging from 100 feet to 117 feet in height.

The mosque has been named Nakhoda meaning Mariner after the founder of the mosque (Abdur Rahim Osman) who was shipping prince. On any day you would find muslims reverently cleaning the pool and praying in the hall creating a soothing and peaceful religious atmosphere within the mosque.

Location: Rabindra Sarani, Chowringhee North, Bow Barracks, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073.

Time: 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, every day.

Best Time to Visit: Morning before many visitor’s troops in.
You get a better view of this ancient yet magnificent and attractive mosque.

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