Taj ul Masjid

Taj ul Masjid

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Free
Type: Religious Visit
Closing Days: Open all days
Suitable for: All
Timings: 06:00-20:00
Time Required: 1.0 hr
Best Time to Visit: January - March, July - December
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Taj ul Masjid, Bhopal Overview

Come and experience the awe-inspiring beauty of one of the largest mosques, Taj ul Masjid, located in the bustling city of Bhopal, India. As you step inside this magnificent architectural wonder, you will be mesmerized by its grandeur and serenity.Built in the late 19th century, Taj ul Masjid is a breathtaking blend of Mughal and Islamic styles of architecture.

With a sprawling area of over 23,000 square meters, it is the largest mosque in India and one of the largest in Asia. The name ‘Taj ul Masjid' translates to ‘Crown of Mosques’, and it truly lives up to its name with its majestic domes, minarets, and beautiful archways.As you enter the mosque, you will be welcomed by a spacious courtyard adorned with intricately designed marble pillars and columns. The shimmering white domes stand tall against the clear blue sky, creating a stunning contrast. The prayer hall inside is an architectural marvel with intricate carvings, adorned with elegant chandeliers and Persian carpets, creating a peaceful and spiritual atmosphere.One of the most striking features of the Taj ul Masjid is its stunning main courtyard, which can accommodate up to 25,000 worshippers at a time. The courtyard is surrounded by exquisite arched corridors, adorned with delicate Arabic calligraphy. You can also find 11 spectacularly designed domes, each representing one of the eleven gates of paradise in Islam.Apart from its architectural brilliance, the Taj ul Masjid also holds great historical significance. The mosque was commissioned by Sultan Shah Jahan Begum of Bhopal, one of the few female rulers in India, and took over 20 years to complete. Today, it stands as a symbol of unity and tolerance, welcoming people from all religions and backgrounds to come and worship together.A visit to the Taj ul Masjid is a truly enriching experience, as it offers a peaceful respite from the chaos of the outside world.

Take a stroll along the marble corridors, soak in the serene atmosphere, and marvel at the intricate details of this architectural masterpiece. So, come and behold the magnificence of Taj ul Masjid, a place of worship and tranquility that will leave you in awe.

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