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Mar 19, 2014

Moti Masjid in Agra - c1870's


The Moti Masjid (Pearl Mosque) in Agra was built by Shah Jahan. During the rule of Shah Jahan the Mughal emperor, numerous architectural wonders were built. Most famous of them being the Taj Mahal. Moti Masjid earned the epithet Pearl Mosque for it shined like a pearl. It is held that this mosque was constructed by Shah Jahan for his members of royal court.
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Credit: James Kerr (pumpparkphotos.com)