Sacred Places Series
The Nakhoda Mosque, or Nakhoda Masjid, in central Kolkata. The masjid has three domes and two minarets which are 151 feet high. There are an additional 25 smaller minarets which range from 100 feet to 117 feet high.
Hinduism is of course the largest religion in India, making up about 80% of the population. Islam is the second largest religion, coming in at about 13%. In the city of Kolkata there are almost 450 mosques, with the Nakhoda mosque being by far the largest.
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