Guthia Baitul Aman Jame Masjid Complex


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Guthia Baitul Aman Jame Masjid has been built in Guthia union at Barisal district. The mosque covers an area of 14 acres. It is not only a center of prayer but also a place for visiting. Guthia Mosque has not any traditional or ancient history. It was built in 2003. Sharfuddin Ahmed Senut built the mosque. The cost of construction of this mosque is about 20 crore taka which was the solo donation of Sharfuddin Ahmed. On October 20, 2006, the mosque was inaugurated by praying Jumma Prayer. Since then many visitors from different places in the country have been visiting the mosque every day.

There is a pond near the entrance gate of the mosque. The pond is surrounded by various flowers and trees. Two artificial fountains have been installed at the entrance of the mosque. The fountains became more spectacular at night with the colorful lights. Artificial canals are excavated on three sides of the mosque. The mosque reflects the Middle-eastern architecture. Sarfuddin Ahmed Sanut accompanied some of his architect friends in Sharjah, Dubai, Turkey, Madina, India and Pakistan to show them the architecture of beautiful mosques of those countries. Then the architects designed the Guthia mosque on the pattern of various architectural mosques of those countries.

The pond in front of the mosque is excavated in such a way that the whole image of the mosque is reflected in the water. The verses of the Holy Quran is written by calligraphy circulating around the central dome of the mosque. Throughout the mosque, Quranic verses are written by the calligraphy. These lovely calligraphies and designs are made with colored glass, precious marble stones, granite and ceramics. Sophisticated sound systems have been installed in the mosque. About one thousand four hundred devotees can pray together inside the mosque and five thousand can do in the outer part.

Besides this landmark, there are nine more landmarks listed in Barisal. There's also nine attractions listed in this district in other categories. You will find the exact location of Guthia Baitul Aman Jame Masjid Complex on the map above.

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