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Nov 2, 2018
“Old Mosque”
Jun 2, 2018
“Huge & full of Bats”
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Nr. Mahananda and Kalindri Rivers | Gour, Nr. Bangladesh Border, Malda 732101, India
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

This place is well maintained with beautiful lawns . It was built in 13th Century and it's a nice mosque but it requires mire cleaning . There are lot of Bats around this place which was the annoying part .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SS1656
Reviewed 2 June 2018

The place is imposing and lawns are pretty well maintained but it is also infested with Bats so be careful when you take a walking tour.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ShuddhoGhosh
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Chika Mosque or Chamkati Mosque is one of the famous medieval monuments of Malda. The mosque derives its name from 'chika' or bats since it shelters bats. The dome of the mosque is huge. There are no entry fees and food stalls nearby.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Chika Mosque was built in 1475 by Sultan Yusuf Shah located in Gour, Malda in West Bengal, India. The name originated from the fact that it used to shelter a large number of chikas, or bats. It is a single-domed edifice, almost in ruins...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kazi Y
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this place almost a year after. Its pretty much the same. And as was seen last year, there are no shops or anything nearby. I really don't understand places like this that have been proclaimed historical sites by the archaeological survey of India should...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank stantp1916
Reviewed 15 May 2017

nice work of gour,if you love history then you must love it.please take sufficient food and water for visiting it because not shops are nearby.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank mistis37
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Its a big dome shaped mosque with nothing inside. There are 4 doors on 4 sides, the doors are really narrow. The wall is so thick that even in the scorching heat outside it felt like ac inside. Ppl say that initially it was a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank stantp1916
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This is a single domed brick structure, called as Mosque. But it is evidently a Mausoleum architecturally similar to Eklakhi Mausoleum at Pandua, besides there is no mihrab in it. It perhaps served the purpose of the tomb of Sultan Jalaluddin Muhammad (1415-31). It was...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank seedhunter
Reviewed 31 January 2013

Chika Mosque is situated in Gour near the border of Bangladesh and is in short distance to the south -west to Qadam Rasul. It is a single domed building and is locally called "CHIKA" due to the fact that long after desertation and destruction of...More

Date of experience: December 2012
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