Among other archaeological sites and historic places in Thakurgaon, Balia mosque is the most familiar. According to historians, Meher Bakhs Chowdhury, husband of a landlord's daughter Gulmoti, made this mosque in 1910 (1317 in Bengali). Renovation of the mosque began in 2005, and it was opened for devotees in 2010. The mosque is made of limestones, burned bricks, and tiles and there are also lotus, pitcher, bell, myrobalan as well as different types of bowls and dishes designed on the red walls. The photos were taken recently by Syed Zakir Hossain.