March 9, 2009

Shah Jahan Mosque

The Shah Jahan Mosque was built in the reign of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. It is located in Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan. In the town of Thatta (100 km / 60 miles from Karachi) itself, there is famous Shahjahani Mosque with its beautiful architecture. This mosque was built in 1647 during the reign of Mughal King Shahjahan, also known as the builder King. The mosque is built with red bricks with blue coloured glaze tiles probably imported from another Sindh's town of Hala. The mosque has overall 100 domes and it is world's largest mosque having such number of domes. It has been built keeping acoustics in mind. A person speaking inside one end of the dome can be heard at the other end

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4 comments:

manal said...

the mosque is very beautiful & an outstanding work

Janardhanakiran said...

i love Pakistan, long life Pakistan

Janardhanakiran said...

I may not reach you due to indian peoples feelings, but i like to say on thing i am at there... forever

Janardhanakiran said...

i love pakistan

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