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Juma Masjid

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One among the proud testimonials of the Nawabian era, Jama Masjid in Lucknow shows exemplary artworks and marvelous structural designs. Superb in terms of planning Masjid’s exquisite carvings and calligraphy in the external walls shows influence of Jain and Hindu temples. Interior walls are really stunning with silver pulpits, gilded mirrors, fine chandeliers and vibrant frescos in Mughal style. Its construction was started during the reign of Ahmed Shah and is completed by his wife.

A marvel in architecture, Juma Masjid is spread over a vast expansion of 4950 square meters. Its 15 arched domes in different altitudes makes the visitor astonished and is supported by 260 pillars that also support the 15 arched domes and at the different altitudes. The most imposing edifice in the Masjid is its western chamber, which is supported by 260 pillars. Eastern portion of the Masjid houses the tomb of Ahmed Shah.
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