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Atala Mosque, Jaunpur

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Affiliation  Islam
Completed  1408
Architectural style  Islamic architecture
District  Jaunpur
Territory  Uttar Pradesh
Ecclesiastical or organizational status  Mosque
Opened  1408
Phone  085747 40448
Architectural type  Mosque
Atala Mosque, Jaunpur
Location  Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Address  Rizwikhan, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh 222001
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Atala Masjid or Atala Mosque is a 15th-century mosque in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is one of the chief tourist attractions in Jaunpur.

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It is located 2.2 km north-northeast of Jaunpur, 7.3 km northwest of Zafarābād, 16.8 km north-northeast of Mariāhū, 26.3 km west-northwest of Kirākat.

Description

The Jaunpur Atala Masjid was built by Sultan Ibrahim (1402–1436), Sharqi Sultan of Jaunpur on foundations laid during the reign of Tughluq Sultan Firuz Shah III (1351–1388). Construction started in 1377 and was completed in 1408. A Madarsa named Madarsa Din Dunia is housed in central courtyard of the mosque.

The Mosque is on the List of Monuments/Sites of Archaeological Survey of India of Directorate of Archaeology, (U.P.) and on list List of Monuments of Archaeological Survey of India.

William Hodges in his book Select Views in India mentions this mosque.

References

Atala Mosque, Jaunpur Wikipedia


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