Sunday, May 17, 2009

Moti Masjid at lal quila -delhi photo gallery

Moti Majid (Pearl Mosque) was built in Red Fort in 1659 as a private mosque for the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.It is a small, three-domed mosque in carved white marble, with a three-arched screen which steps down to the courtyard.the prayer-hall of the mosque has inlaid black-marble outlines of 'musallas' (small carpets for prayers) and is surmounted by three bulbous domes.

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