It would be hard to imagine a Mughal Fort without a place of worship, or for that matter any Indian fort without the place of worship. And fort with grandeur and grandiose like that of Agra Fort (or the Red Fort of Agra) without a place of worship is unthinkable.
Yes, Agra Fort is not an exception. It has not one but three worship areas – and interestingly all these have been constructed by the 5th Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. … More Explore Agra: Agra Fort, The mosques in Agra Fort
One of the best preserved structures in the Old Fort, a mosque – construction of which is attributed to Sher Shah Suri – the ruler who is known for his Grand Trunk Road, the concept of motels or Sarais and mile markers (Kos Minars), a mosque which is an amalgamation of different architectural styles – From Tuglaqs to Sayyids to Lodis to Mughals … More Explore Delhi – Old Fort (Purana Qila) #1 – Qila-i-Kuhna Masjid
A mosque which plays an important role in evolution of mosque architecture in India, a mosque which is an example of the development of Indo-Islamic architecture. … More Explore Delhi – Structures in Lodhi Gardens #4 -Bada Gumbad Masjid
An architectural marvel an amazing engineering feat, a proof of British Atrocities, this beautiful religious hamlet is all this all this and much more.. … More Explore Lucknow – Asifi Masjid (Asifi Mosque), Bada Imambada A forgotten gem
We had crossed this mosque known as Teele Wali Masjid (Mosque on the Mound) many a times while going to Chowk, but it never occurred to us that this location has an important role to play in the history of Lucknow. … More Explore Lucknow – Teele Wali Masjid (mosque), the Unknown Gem, its role in the history of Lucknow
An Imambada built in 1838 CE with extensive use of Islamic Calligraphy (Imambada is a building used by Shia Muslims, the practitioners of Shia Islam (2nd largest branch of Islam) for the purpose of Azadari – azadari, the practices/rituals related to mourning and lamentation commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (Husayn ibn Ali) grandson of Prophet Mohammed in the battle of Karbala, which takes place in the period of Muharram.) … More Explore Lucknow – Chota (small) Imambada or Hussainabad Imamabara