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Though Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah began the construction of this stunning piece of memorial in 1617, it was actually completed in 1694, after 77 years, by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzed. This is built using bricks made from the soil brought from Mecca and so the name. The mosque has three arched facades carved out of a single piece of stone and is said to have taken five years to quarry. Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, the French explorer, is quoted saying “this mosque would be one of the grandest mo...
Ameen peer dargah1
A saint by name Peerullah Hussaini constructed this dargah in 16th century. It is one of those places that have kept the concept of communal harmony still alive. On Thursdays and Fridays, devotees belonging to all community and religion gather here for worship.   Entry Fee: Free Timings During The Day Address YV Street, Ganagapeta,Cuddapah, Andhra Pradesh     
A wealthy merchant Sayyed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari gave up all his wealth before his pilgrimage to Mecca. And as a gesture of respect to the saint, this dargah spread over 45,000 sq. meters was built on an islet (just 500 meters away from the cost) in 1413. The dargah share a similar popularity as it is with Siddhivinayak Mandir, with over 40,000 pilgrims visiting alone on Thursdays and Fridays. Even many politicians and movies stars visit this dargah to get blessings. On Fridays, ther...
Srirangapatna gumbaz 2
It is popularly called as Tipu’s Fort and includes the tombs of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. Constructed in Indo-Islamic architectural style, it has an attractive Juma Mosque and the Ranganathaswamy temple enclosed within the fort campus. Entry
Free. Timing
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (all days of the week). Visit duration
1 to 2 hours. Address
Gumbaz, Srirangapatna, Karnataka, India.
Masjid e azam2
This mosque was built in the 17th century during the rule of a Mughal king, Aurangzeb. There are many Persian inscriptions in this temple.   Entry Fee: Free Timings During The Day Address Cuddapah, Andhra Pradesh 
Considered to be one of the biggest, principal and best known mosques in India, this Islamic architectural beauty is commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1656. The floor of the mosque is covered with white and black marbles, thus giving a look of a prayer mat. It houses several relics in a closet at the north gate including an antique copy of the Quran written on deer skin. The outer courtyard of the mosque, which is rectangular in shape and measures 75 m by 66 m can hold up a...
During 1666-67 A.D. The mosque was built as a treaty between the ruler of Ladakh Deldan Namgyal and Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb when the latter king agreed to protect the ruler of Ladakh in return of monetary fees. The mosque is one of the famous and popular sites of the city. Also the beautiful location of the mosque has added to the popularity. Visit Duration 1-2 hours Address Jama Masjid, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir, India
It is the place where Sai Baba stayed for a period of 60 years. The mosque is divided into two levels. The first level a portrait of Sai Baba and a big stone on which he is used to sit. It also has two rooms, one with a palki and the other with a chariot. The second level has a huge square stool made of stone. It is believed that Sai Baba used the stool for taking bath. There is a Sacred Fire (Dhuni) lit by Sai Baba and it always keeps burning. It was also here Sai Baba used to give its S...
Constructed in 1424 A.D. by Sultan Ahmed Shah, this is one of the oldest and the most splendid mosque of Ahmedabad. Built with yellow sandstone in Indo-Saracenic architectural style, the mosque complex is centered on a large, rectangular and white marble floored courtyard measuring 75 m long and 66 m wide. There are three entrances to the court, one at the center of each side. The courtyard is lined with a colonnade on three sides with a prayer hall occupying the fourth (east) side. In the c...
This beautiful mosque built by Sultan Fateh Ali Tippu is popularly known as Tippu Sultan and is among the most popular mosques in the city. Thousands of devotees come to worship here during the festival of ‘Id’. Entry
Free. Address
Jamia Masjid, Chitradurga, Karnataka.
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