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Khulna and Bagerhat, Bangladesh

Photos taken by David Stanley on a visit to Khulna and Bagerhat, Bangladesh.
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Shait Gumbad Mosque (1459) at Bagerhat, Bangladesh, has 77 domes although the name translates "60 Dome Mosque".


A group of old men relaxing inside the Shait Gumbad Mosque (1459) in Bagerhat, Bangladesh.


The Bagerhat Museum is next to Shait Gumbad Mosque at Bagerhat, Bangladesh.


Impatient passengers awaiting their train on a railway platform between Rajshahi and Khulna, Bangladesh.


A ferry carries cars and pedestrians across the Rupsa Riiver at Khulna, Bangladesh. Since the opening of a bridge just downstream in 2005 far fewer vehicles use the ferry.

The 1.6-kilometer Khan Jahan Ali Bridge over the Rupsa River at Khulna, Bangladesh, opened in 2005.

The Divisional Museum at Khulna, Bangladesh, contains pottery and photos from around the district.

The ramshackle riverfront at Khulna, Bangladesh, is always active.

Heavily loaded passenger boats cross the Rupsa River at Khulna, Bangladesh.

The Mausoleum of Khan-i-Janan holds the tomb of the 15th century founder of Bagerhat, Bangladesh.