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Nagina Mosque

Also called Jewel Mosque

Nagina Mosque, a 15th century masjid at Champaner, about 47 km east of Vadodara, is built of pure white stones in Gujarati-Islamic blend of style. Being exquisitely carved, it is often called 'Jewel Mosque'.

The mosque is a mixture of Hindu and Muslim architecture, the lotus pattern beside the arches is typically Hindu style. There is a beautifully proportioned arcade, which has four columns on each side of the square beneath a central dome. A mausoleum decorated with beautiful ornaments is in the north-eastern corner of the mosque. Thousands of devotes from around the world visit the mosque.

The place Chambaner is well connected to Ahmedabad and Vadodara by road.

Updated on 22nd January, 2015
District: Panchmahals
Location: Champaner    


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