India | West Bengal | Hooghly


Imambara is a major landmark at Hooghly, West Bengal. The construction of this magnificent edifice was started in 1841 by Haji Mohammad Mahasin and it took 20 years to complete it. The significance of this building is a clock procured from England kept at the entrance between the giant towers. This double-storied building with a wide entrance of main gate is flanked by two giant towers each measuring 80 ft.

Adjacent to the dargah on the northern side lies a mosque, the walls of which are adorned with verses from the Holy Koran. At the southern side, there is an enclosed compound where the graves of Muhammad Mohasin and his relatives are present.

Updated on 5th October, 2005
District: Hooghly
Location: Hooghly    


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