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Taj-ul-Masajid

Taj-ul-Masajid

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Taj-ul-Masajid is a mosque situated in Bhopal, India. In Asia this is one of the largest mosques. During the day time Islamic school is running in this mosque. Smallest Mosque in Asia is Dhaadi Siddi Ki Maszid. This is located very near to Taj-ul-Masajid. Other name of this mosque is Crown of Mosques. It was constructed by Nawab Shah Jahan Begum. She was the wife of Baqi Mohammed Khan.   What to see in Taj-ul-Masajid:  Taj-ul-Masajid is so attractive with pillars and marble flooring. This masjid look like Mughal architecture Jama Masjid in Delhi and some of the features look like  Badshahi Mosque of Lahore. Eleven recessed arches can be seen in Quibla hall of Prayer hall. Mosque is so attractive with pink colour. This mosque is the dream of Sultan Shah Jahan Begum. Area covered by this mosque is 23,312 Sq.feet. Other interesting thing in this temple is this mosque is having separate chamber for the woman to offer prayers in the mosque. In General woman are not allowed to enter into the mosque. It is having two huge 18 stored minarets.  This mosque is having magnificent hallways, marble flooring, and 3 spherical domes. Prayer hall is holding 27 ceilings. Out of 27 ceiling, 16 are decorated with ornate design which looks so beautiful.   What to see around Taj-ul-Masajid: Bharat Bhawan: It is multi art complex. This is the best place for exploration and innovation of visual, Vocal and Performing arts. It is a thrieving centre for contemporary arts. It is located 3kms away from Taj-ul-Masjid. Birla Museum: It is an archaeological museum established in 1971. Artefacts belongs to prehistoric period are placed here. Tools used by Palaeolithic and Neolithic man are placed here. Terracotta belongs to 2nd and 6th century BC and stone sculpture belongs to 7th century are also placed here. It is located 4kms away from Taj-ul-masajid. Upper Lake: Other names are Big Lake and Bada Talaab. This is oldest manmade lake in India. It is believed that King Bhoj’s skin disease cured by this lake. Water sports are most famous here. It is located 8kms away from Taj-ul-Masajid. Lower Lake / Chota Talaab: It is connected with upper lake. Water sports are most...

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