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Nayabad Mosque

The Nayabad Mosque is located in the village of Nayabad in Kahrol upazila, about 20 km from Dinajpur city of Bangladesh. The Dhepa River has passed by the mosque. This mosque was built on 1.15 bigha land. It is an archaeological site listed by the Bangladesh Department of Archeology.

According to the information found on the plaque on the walls of the Nawabad Mosque, the mosque was built in 1793 during the reign of Emperor II Shah Alam. At that time King Vaidyanath was the last descendant of the Dinajpur dynasty. According to locals, the Nawabad Mosque was built by Muslim architects and workers who came to the construction of the Kantanagar Temple in the mid-18th century.

There is a chance to travel from Dhaka to Dinajpur by bus and train. Usually buses depart from Dhaka to Dabanjpur from Gabtali and Kalyanpur. Bus services include Nabil Transport, SR Travels, SA Paribahan, Hanif Enterprise, Kia Transport, Shyamoli Paribahan, etc. Non-AC and AC bus fare is Rs. 600 to Rs. Besides, some buses from Uttara in the capital left for Dinajpur.

The inter-city fast train express train leaves from Dinajpur at 8 pm from Kamalapur railway station in Dhaka. Inter-city train Ekta Express departs from Dhaka at 10am. And the Panchagarh express train leaves from Dhaka at 12pm. It costs 185 to 900 rupees for these train tickets in Srinivasad.

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