Andarkilla Mosque – Tourism Info

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Andarkilla Mosque

Andarkilla Jam-e-Mosque is located on the Andarkilla hillock and it is the original mosque of Chittagong town. Chittagong came under the Mughal rule in 1666 and then General Buzurg Umed Khan the victor of Chitagong was appointed the first ruler here. He was the son of Nawab Shaista Khan, the then Subahdar of Subah Bangla. From the rock or stone inscription, it is learnt that Nawab Buzurg Umed Khan built this mosque in Hijri 1078, or 1667 A.D.

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