On the top at Golconda Fort, Hyderabad, Ibrahim Mosque was built by Ibrahim the son of Quli Qutb Shah. The mosque has now been ruined but still two minarets can be found along with three entrances adjacent to each other.
This mosque, outside the royal palaces at Golconda Fort, Hyderabad, was used by Qutb Shahi rulers and their nobles.
The Charminar’s long history includes the existence of a mosque on its top floor for more than 400 years. While both historically and religiously significant, it is also known for its popular and busy local markets surrounding the structure, and has become one of the most frequented tourist attractions in Hyderabad, India.
The Charminar, constructed in 1591, is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The landmark has become known globally as a symbol of Hyderabad and is listed among the most recognized structures in India.
It is a grand architectural composition in Indo-Saracenic style with open arches and four minarets, is regarded as the supreme achievement of the Quṭb Shāhī period.
A rose-ringed parakeet is perched on an ancient pillar of Jami Mosque, Khambhat, India
It almost appears that this kitten is guarding a tomb at Jami Mosque, Khambhat, India
On the south side of the Jami Mosque, Khambhat, India is a square domed tomb, built of marble, where ‘Umar bin Ahmad Gazruni (d.1333) is buried. Various verses of a religious Islamic text are engraved on the four sides of the tomb.
This image shows the delicately carved end panel of the grave.
In the southern part of the Jami Mosque, Khambhat, India there is a colonnaded hall in a square shape but with a circular inner court where the tomb of Umar bin Ahmad al-Kazaruni, who died in 1333, is located. In addition, there are many smaller tombs of the 14th and 15th centuries.
A young boy hurriedly walks past the ancient pillars of Jami Mosque, Khambhat, India
Carved dome on pillars reflects the majestic architecture of Jami Mosque built in 1325 in Khambhat, India
Another example of artistically designed windows at Jami Mosque, Khambhat, India
The domes of Jami Mosque, Khambhat, India have latticed windows made in the typical architectural style of Gujarat. Not only do the windows let in light, but they also provide an artistic feature of architecture.
A carved arch at Jami Mosque in Khambhat, India seems to be supported by curved pillars
The domes in Jami Mosque, Khambhat, India are beautifully carved. Though faded and eroded by time, their beauty is still evident.
Jami Mosque is a mosque in Khambhat, Gujarat, India, built in 1325. It is one of the oldest Islamic monuments in Gujarat. The mosque’s interior has colonnaded open courtyard built with 100 columns. The mosque’s architecture marks the evolution of the Indo-Islamic architecture and it’s features do not display any minarets.
Due to the influence of Muslim rulers in the early history of Khambhat, India, there are quite a few mosques including this colorful one.