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About Moti Masjid

The Moti Masjid is a white marble mosque in the Red Fort complicated in Delhi, India. The call translates into English as "Pearl Mosque." Located to the west of the Hammam and near the Diwan-e-Khas, it was constructed by means of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb from 1659-1660. The mosque become constructed by means of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb at the Red Fort complicated in Delhi, India, from 1659-1660 for his second spouse Nawab Bai. The mosque changed into also utilized by the women of the Zenana.

The mosque turned into built at a price of Rs.160,000. The prayer corridor has 3 arches, and it's far divided into two aisles. It is surmounted with three bulbous domes, which have been at the start included in gilded copper. The gilded copper was probably misplaced after the Indian rebel of 1857. The outer walls are orientated in symmetry with the outer walls of the fortress, while the internal walls are at a slightly exceptional orientation to align with the area of Mecca. The eastern door is provided with copper-plated leaves.

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