Madhi Masjid

Masjid in Delhi - Tuesday, June 29, 2010 6:16:08 AM

Madhi Masjid is situated in the Archaeological Survey Park, on the western surface of the Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road, about 500 metres south of the Jamali Kamali mosque.

Madhi Masjid is an architecturally dissimilar mosque as it has the facial appearance of an unlock wall-mosque as well as an enclosed mosque. Colored tiles have been used for decorating the flat-roofed chambers by means of vaulted openings on moreover surface of the three middle bays on the walls of the mosque.

Physically powerful walls surround the square with turrets in each corner charitable the mosque the manifestation of a small stronghold. This supports the view that the mosque served the reason of both as a place of worship as well as was a watchtower toward keep a tab on the arrangements of an unfamiliar army.

The mosques as well have an impressive doorway on the eastern surface. It was built of gray mineral in the Hindu approach of structural design. This vaulted square entry looks stylish with its two prognostic windows of red mineral. On the other hand, the stage in which this imposing arrangement was constructed as well as by whom is unidentified.

A number of historians are of the view so as to it belongs to the Lodi epoch while others say so as to it was built in the early Mughal period. So as to might be the reality, visiting Madhi Masjid is positively an attractive venture.

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