One of the oldest Tamil Muslim mosques in the Straits Settlements, the Nagore Durgha Shrine was completed in 1830. Sometimes ... More
Nagore Durgha Shrine
One of the oldest Tamil Muslim mosques in the Straits Settlements, the Nagore Durgha Shrine was completed in 1830. Sometimes called Masjid Chulia, it initially served as a cultural center for early Tamil immigrants. The building is dedicated to the memory of Shahul Hamid Durgha, a holy man from Nagore, southern India, whose tomb can be found within the mosque. Because of this, some people feel this building is actually a 'keramat', (place of veneration) not a mosque. Architecturally, it presents an intriguing blend of classical and Indian-Muslim motifs, surmounted by turrets. Note also the Doric columns and Palladian doors.
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