Chini Masjid : A 'Chini Tikri' Spectacular
Location: Saidpur, Nilphamari, Bangladesh
Since the inception of Muslim rulers in this region in 1204, building masjid in populous hubs become a tradition.Even at present, many Masjids of medieval age are still standing with pride with very rich plinth of architecture,unique terracotta and longevity.Many of this Masjids are still in use for prayer, without any fear of expiration. Most of these Masjids, along with the medieval Mandirs are the main interest of research and exploration for our native archeologist. Day by day the archeological value of these ancient architecture is getting rich.
Chini Masjid is the latest decor and significant example of such mosaic fabrication. This seemingly improbable masterpiece was built in one year. Entire complex, both interior and outside including minarets and domes is fabricated, only the floor of the compound is left untouched for any artwork.
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