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Lal Darwaza Masjid

Lal Darwaza Masjid, built in AD 1450, is a small mosque located on the outskirts of Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh.

This beautiful mosque is credited to Bibi Raji, the queen of Sultan Mahmud Shah. It occupies a smaller area than the Atala Masjid.

The building has a rectangular prayer hall preceded by a colonnaded courtyard to the east. It has three entrances under the great arch, which are supported by Hindu style pillars. The east and south gates are in pylon style.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Jaunpur
Location: Jaunpur    


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