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Street Scene 2 : Calcutta

Another typical street scene from Calcutta.You can see the famous Tipu Sultan Mosque in central Calcutta photographed from across the Chowringhee Road.The Tipu Sultan Shahi Mosque (also known as Tipu Sultan Masjid) is a famous mosque in Calcutta, India. Located at 185 Dharamtalla Street, the mosque is a relic of architectural and cultural heritage.It was built in 1842 by Prince Ghulam Mohammed, the youngest son of Tipu Sultan.The Mosque has 16 domes and 4 minarets and has a capacity of 1000.

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Additional Photos by Farhat Abbas (fabbs99) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2011 W: 2 N: 4090] (16151)
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