Rani Rupmati’s Mosque|Ahemdabad

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Rani Rupmati’s Mosque was constructed during the period of 1430 to 1440 AD by Sultan Mohammad Begada, the princess of Dhar who married the Sultan of Ahmedabad , it is an oldest mosque of the city. The special features of this mosque represents a blend of Hindu and Muslim Popularly known as Masjid-e-Nagina .

Rani Rupmati's Mosque , Ahemdabad

Rani Rupmati’s Mosque , Ahemdabad

Its Architecturecmakes it stand out above all others. Its impressive domes, carved galleries and tall minarates. The three domes are duly supported by twelve pillars each, the one in the central position has openings for natural light which illuminates the mosque.The ceiling of the dome is beautified with the Hindu style patterns.

 

The combination of Hindu and Islamic patterns , Rupmati's Mosque

The combination of Hindu and Islamic patterns , Rupmati’s Mosque

The side entrances in the mosque open out in balcony windows on either side and end in a lattice window.

Rani Rupmati's mosque , Jali and Jharokha , Ahemdabad

Rani Rupmati’s mosque , Jali and Jharokha , Ahemdabad

Rani Rupvati's mosque , patterns of Hindu and Islamic designs

Rani Rupvati’s mosque , patterns of Hindu and Islamic designs

 

The mausoleum built to the northeast of the mosque, considered to be that of Rani Rupmati, has a higher central part supported by 12 pillars and lower corridors surrounding it. The mausoleum built to the northeast of the mosque, considered to be that of Rani Rupmati,  It is a building on a square plan , the four corners of the roofs of the corridors, there are four small domes.

Tomb of Rani Rupvati within the mosque complex

Tomb of Rani Rupvati within the mosque complex

One can visit any time except for the prayer time when only muslims for prayers gather here , parking is a problem here as it is located near a market and busy road .

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