dhanmondi-eidgah

The Mughal Eidgah is located at Saat Masjid road, in the Dhanmondi residential area of Dhaka, Bangladesh. This urban open space has been in use for Eid celebrations since it was built in 1640 CE. Conservationist architect Abu Sayeed M Ahmed wtote, “This Eidgah is the oldest surviving Mughal monument in Dhaka city. There is no second one with the architectural forms and features similar to it.”

Popularly known as “Dhanmondi Eidgah”, near about 400 year-old structure, located at Dhanmondi 6A, Dhaka, is a listed archaeological site of the Department of Archaeology. It was built during the Mughal era and has historical, architectural and heritage value. Courtesy: (http://www.parjatan.gov.bd)