Badshahi Mosque

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Badshahi Mosque
بادشاہی مسجد
Badshahi Mosque 33 (edited).jpg
A view o the mosque's prayer haw
Releegion
AffiliationSunni Islam
Location
LocationLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Geografic coordinates31°35′17.07″N 74°18′36.45″E / 31.5880750°N 74.3101250°E / 31.5880750; 74.3101250Coordinates: 31°35′17.07″N 74°18′36.45″E / 31.5880750°N 74.3101250°E / 31.5880750; 74.3101250
Architecture
TeepMosque
StyleIndo-Islamic, Mughal
Completit1673
Specifications
Capacity56,000
Dome(s)3
Minaret(s)8 (4 major, 4 minor)
Minaret hicht176 ft 4 in (53.75 m)
MaterialsReid saundstane, marble

The Badshahi Mosque (Punjabi, Urdu: بادشاہی مسجد‎, or Imperial Mosque) is a Mughal era mosque in Lahore, caipital o the Pakistani province o Punjab.[1] The mosque is locatit wast o Lahore Fort alang the ootskirts o the Wawed Ceety o Lahore.[2] The mosque is widely conseedert tae be ane o Lahore's maist iconic laundmerks.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Lahore's iconic mosque stood witness to two historic moments where tolerance gave way to brutality".
  2. "Badshahi Mosque". Ualberta.ca. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
  3. "Holiday tourism: Hundreds throng Lahore Fort, Badshahi Masjid - The Express Tribune" (in Inglis). 9 October 2014. Retrieved 10 September 2016.