Ancient Village of Bagerhut
In the famously vulnerable coastal region of Bangladesh, an ancient city is showing signs of climate change damage. Bagerhut is a 50 square kilometer UNESCO World Heritage site filled with mosques, bridges, mausoleums, and other structures built in the Bengal Sultanate of the 15th century.
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Despite the presence of hundreds of archaeological ruins in the country, the relics have been surviving undisturbed for ages. No unscrupulous quarters have ever felt inclined to cause harm to the time-tested structures. Many have, however, disappeared on being unable to withstand the assault of time. This was interpreted as part of the natural process. A handful of other sites drew attention of the authorities, and were later renovated and given the status of nationally recognised historical spots. Two of them were declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1985 — the Bagerhat Shaat Gombuj Mosque and the…
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Countries are supposed to make a ‘tentative list’ of sites eligible to be a Unesco World Heritage Site every year, but Bangladesh has not done so in 20 years.
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Shait Gambuj Mosque, was built by Ulugh Khan Jahan in the 15th century.
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Time has not been kind to the Rezakhoda Mosque, one of the historic relics from the group of monuments in Bagerhat, declared as World Heritage by Unesco in 1985. Yet, the apathy of the Department of Archaeology is pushing the historic ruins into further state of decay.
Source: World Heritage Site on verge of decline
The Mosque City of Bagerhat, situated in the suburbs of Bagerhat city, is in the southwest of Dhaka. What is remarkable about this historic city is that it was once a lost city, and was discovered after many centuries. Boasting of more than 50 monuments, all following the Indo-Islamic architecture, this region was beyond the sight of men for quite some time.
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The historical heritage of Bangladesh is enriched with archeology and monuments. DESblitz presents 10 historical heritage sites of the country.
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Bagerhat, one of the popular tourist destinations of the country, attracted a huge number of visitors with its historical sites and magnificent beauty in this Eid vacation as in previous years, reports UNB. While the people of all age have been crowding the tourist spots and recreation…
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