Tipu Sultan Masjid

185 Lenin Sarani Road
Kolkata, WB - 700013

Type: Landmarks
1800 212 1655
  • Mohammad ashique Mirza
    Mohammad ashique Mirza
  • Sourav Gupta
    Sourav Gupta
  • Raja Warsi
    Raja Warsi

The Tipu Sultan Masjid, located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, is a historic mosque that stands as a testament to the architectural and cultural heritage of the city. Built in 1832 by Prince Ghulam Mohammed, the eldest son of Tipu Sultan, the mosque is named in honor of Tipu Sultan, the ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in South India.

The Tipu Sultan Masjid is renowned for its distinctive architectural style, which blends elements of Indo-Islamic and Mughal architecture. The mosque features a grand facade adorned with intricate arches, minarets, and ornamental motifs, showcasing the craftsmanship and artistic brilliance of the artisans who built it.

One of the most striking features of the Tipu Sultan Masjid is its imposing central dome, which rises majestically above the prayer hall and is flanked by smaller domes on either side. The mosque's interior is equally impressive, with a spacious prayer hall adorned with elegant marble flooring, decorative plasterwork, and intricate calligraphy inscriptions.

The Tipu Sultan Masjid serves as a place of worship for the local Muslim community in Kolkata and is also open to visitors of all faiths who wish to admire its architectural beauty and learn about its history. The mosque's serene ambiance and spiritual atmosphere make it a peaceful retreat for prayer, meditation, and contemplation.

In addition to its religious significance, the Tipu Sultan Masjid holds historical importance as a symbol of Kolkata's multicultural heritage and the contributions of the Muslim community to the city's development. It stands as a reminder of the cultural diversity and religious harmony that has characterized Kolkata throughout its history.

Visitors to the Tipu Sultan Masjid can explore its architecture, soak in its tranquil surroundings, and learn about its rich history through guided tours or by simply observing the daily activities and rituals performed by worshippers. The mosque's central location in the heart of Kolkata makes it easily accessible to visitors and a must-visit destination for anyone interested in exploring the city's architectural and cultural landmarks.

Besides this landmark, there are twenty more landmarks listed in Kolkata. There's also one hundred and twenty-five attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Tipu Sultan Masjid on the map above. If you need any other information on Tipu Sultan Masjid that is not listed here, please call 1800 212 1655.

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