The world is preparing to celebrate its 2018 crying anniversary. It is one of the days of the year when Islamic followers visit mosques to offer sincere prayers. Although India is home to a large number of mosques
, there are some special mosques that are no less than heritage monuments. Backed by exciting history and beautiful Mughal architecture, these famous mosques in India attract people of different faiths. Here we take a look.
Jama Masjid, Delhi
As the mosque of the Great Mosque of India, the Jamai Mosque occupies an important place in the history of the Mughal era. Made of red sandstone and white marble, the grounds of the mosque are remarkably black and white. Its main gate overlooks the famous Red Fort, and the mosque has a capacity of 25,000 people at a time. Emperor Shah Jahan, who built this mosque, was under his ownership. The highlight of this mosque is the version of the Noble Quran published on the deerskin it contains.
Jamali Kamali Mosque, Delhi
The Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb in the Mehrule district of Delhi is an excellent example of Mughal architecture, more than that, the Gurkha system. It is made of red sandstone and marble and is surrounded by a garden on all sides. It has a prayer room, patio, and much more impressive. However, this mosque is said to be haunted. Believe it or not, but tourists are advised not to return to this mosque in Delhi after sunset.
Adhai Din Ka Jhopra, Ajmer
On the Ajmer border in Rajasthan is one of the oldest mosques in India, known as Adhai Din ka Jhopra. The mosque is believed to have been made in just two and a half days in 1150 AD. So it was called that. The Islamic engineering design of the mosque is its distinctive feature. It is believed to have served as a Hindu temple with the Sanskrit College before Qutb ad-Din converted its defect into a mosque in 1193 AD. Today, the mosque is a dilapidated building, but it still attracts tourists interested in studying Islamic calligraphy.
Haj Ali Dargah, Mumbai
Bir Haji Shah Gate is famous for its incomplete tour of Mumbai without visiting this legendary mausoleum. It is also the last resting place for the great Muslim saint. Facing the Arabian Sea, Hajj Ali highlights the different patterns used to write the 99 names of Almighty God. On Fridays and Saturdays, mystical singers visit the shrine to sing the scenes, so you know when to take a trip to see those captivating performances.
This central mosque looks radiant with its domes and minarets. Shah Jahan Begum, on the basis of which the mosque was built, was built in 1877 in Bhopal. But it took more than a century to complete it. Thanks to its large courtyard and beautiful decoration, the mosque was named after the crown of the mosque, which translates as "the crown of the mosques".
The mosque welcomes people from all walks of life except Friday when followers of Islam celebrate special prayers.
Hazratbal Masjid, Jammu & Kashmir
This sacred Islamic shrine is located in Hazratbal, Srinagar, on the left bank of the famous Dal Lake, which is one of the famous mosques in India. A white marble building with a dome and a minaret, this mosque seems to shine on a sunny day and makes a magical sight when its reflection is seen in the lake water. Within the jurisdiction of this mosque, it is dedicated to the poetry of the prophet Muhammad.
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