A visit to Badshahi Mosque Lahore !!!

Badshahi Mosque is situated in front of Lahore fort. In 1673-1674AD Aurangzeb Alamgir built the grand and splendid Badshahi Mosque in front of the Alamgiri gate of Lahore fort.

Mosque is square in shape. Main entrance is through a big gate way as shown in the earlier picture. About 60 thousands people can offer prayer here at one time inside of the mosque. During the Sikh and British period, this mosque was used for military purposes, which damaged it a lot. Later on a comprehensive work was carried out from 1939-1961 AD to restore its damage-portions.
Far away view of Badshahi Mosque


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