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7 Mosques in India whose Beauty Will Take your Breath Away!

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It is no surprise that some of the most beautiful pieces of art are the places of worship. With the spread of Islam for thousands of years, distinct styles have given way to a very interesting mix of architecture. Here are some stunning examples. 

7 Mosques in India whose Beauty Will Take your Breath Away!:

  1. Maidens Hotel, Delhi
  2. Jehan Numa Palace Hotel, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
  3. The Grand JBR, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
  4. Trident Agra, Agra (Uttar Pradesh)
  5. ITC Hotel Kakatiya Sheraton & Towers, Hyderabad (Telangana)
  6. Jaypee Palace Hotel, Agra (Uttar Pradesh)
  7. Paradizzo Resort, Ajmer (Rajasthan)

1. Who does not know the infamous Jama Masjid, Delhi?

Who does not know the infamous Jama Masjid, Delhi?
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It is one of the biggest mosques in Old Delhi, the floor is completely covered with white and black marble that gives the look of a prayer mat used in Mohammedan culture.

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41 Ratings | 1 Sightseeings

2. The largest mosque in India, Taj-ul-masajid, Bhopal

The largest mosque in India, Taj-ul-masajid, Bhopal
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The crown of mosques, Taj-ul-Masajid is one of the largest and most beautiful mosques of Asia, situated in Bhopal

Akshat talks about Taj-ul-Masajid on HolidayIQ: "Gigantic tombs and tall minar. It has rooms for scholars and madarsa for children." 

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255 Ratings | 118 Sightseeings

3. Lose yourself in the labyrinth of Bara Imambara, Lucknow

Lose yourself in the labyrinth of Bara Imambara, Lucknow
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The Bada Imambara was built by Asaf-ud-Daula and thereby referred to as Asafi Imambara, a shrine built by Shia Muslims for Azadari.

Aditya shares some insights on HolidayIQ: "The bara imambara of lucknow has a huge labyrinth called the bhul bhulaiya."

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67 Ratings | 151 Sightseeings

4. Jama Masjid, Agra, an epitome of architectural transition

Jama Masjid, Agra, an epitome of architectural transition
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Rizwanuddin shares his experience on HolidayIQ: "Flanked by arched cloisters, its vast congregational area has monumental gather ways to the east and south. The spiritual focus of the complex is the tomb and hermitage of the Sufi mystic, Salim Chishti."

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192 Ratings | 107 Sightseeings

5. Mecca Masjid, Hyderabad, The closest you can get to the holy grail

Mecca Masjid, Hyderabad, The closest you can get to the holy grail
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It is said that Mohammad Qutub Quli Shah brought soil from Mecca which was used in the construction of this mosque! 

Rizwanuddin shares some insights on HolidayIQ: "Mohammad Qutub Quli Shah Personally laid the foundation stone and later it was completed by Mughal Empire Aurangzeb."

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183 Ratings | 394 Sightseeings

6. Small but beautiful, Nagina Masjid, Agra

Small but beautiful, Nagina Masjid, Agra
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Rizwanuddin talks about this mosque on HolidayIQ: "This Mosque is also known as Gem Mosque, probably the smallest in world, and the Emperor's private mosque, which was used for prayers by Royal ladies, entirely built in marble by Shah Jahan in 1635."

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543 Ratings | 107 Sightseeings

7. Breathtaking to say the least! Jama Masjid, Ajmer

Breathtaking to say the least! Jama Masjid, Ajmer
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Jama Masjid of Ajmer is located in the Lohakhan Colony of Ajmer, Rajasthan. This grand mosque was constructed under the supervision of Shahjahan in 1638 as a sign of gratitude after his triumph in the battle against the Rana of Mewar.

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34 Ratings | 52 Sightseeings

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