Nakhoda Mosque

Currently Closed
  • Address: Rabindra Sarani, Chowringhee North, Bow Barracks, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073, India
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Family And Kids

About Nakhoda Mosque, Kolkata

The Islamic praying place is the largest in Kolkata and much revered among Muslims in the city. Brought forth by Abdur-Rahim Osman, the mosque gets its distinctive charm from its Indo-Saracenic architecture, driving architects from all across the world to come here and see. Everything, from its dome to tall minarets bespeaks of the elegance and efforts that have been put to built it. It can accommodate around 10,000 men at a time and is surrounded by hand carved granite work that will amaze you. You can even find a shop outside the place, selling numerous items, from clothes, shoes and what not! If you're visiting during Islamic festival, you can witness the huge celebration that is held here.

Nakhoda Mosque Information

  • Wear modest clothes and cover your head.

Nakhoda Mosque Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

Nakhoda Mosque Opening and Closing Hours

  • Avoid visiting during prayer hours.

How To reach Nakhoda Mosque by Public Transport

  • By Light Rail: Chitpur
  • By Bus: Chitpur Canning Street Bus Stop

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Things to Know Before Visiting Nakhoda Mosque

  • 81.35% of people who visit Kolkata include Nakhoda Mosque in their plan

  • 57.34% of people start their Nakhoda Mosque visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Nakhoda Mosque

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

93.62% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Nakhoda Mosque

People normally club together The Victoria Memorial and Indian Museum while planning their visit to Nakhoda Mosque.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Nakhoda Mosque, Kolkata Reviews

  • This is a Muslim religious place"Mosque",any one from the Muslim community are allowed to pray to "Allah".This place very peaceful‚Äč you will understand if you sit here for a while.

  • Nakhoda Mosque is the main, oldest and most popular Mosque of Kolkata. This beautiful mosque is very much respected for the Muslims and the people of India. Muslims from different countries often come to visit it. The Nakhoda Mosque is decorated very well during the religious festival.

  • Whenever I when to nakhoda Masjid I literally find something about this place which is unexpressible I don't know how to share my feeling with you guys whenever I go I just find myself in a very different peaceful environment whenever you are in Kolkata I do request you to visit this place because this is the only Masjid which is biggest here in Kolkata and one of the most famous one.

  • Great mosque and the meaning of Na khuda,"Nakhuda is a term originating from the Persian language literally meaning captain."

  • It was an undescribable moment in my life when I prayed Jummah in this mosque. The Mosque was very big though there are huge crowd here in Friday for Jummah Prayer. Even the mosque could not accommodate us, and we had to make way on the road. The Kolkata police gave a good security to the Muslims here. Some of non-muslims took photos when we were praying. Munajat for the whole mankind and specially victims for the syrian people touched my heart. After the pray, we entered to the mosque and walked around it. So many people were here from the different places of the country, even we found lots of Bangladeshi people here. Beside the mosque we found lots of halal resturants here. Kurta, pankabi, Burkhah were available here with a very cheap price. as people were maximum muslims, the day we went there was in Holi, but most places were opened on their national holiday.

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