The Crown of Mosques

Taj-ul-Masajid, also spelt as Taj-ul-Masaajid and Taj-ul-Masjid - The most impressive structure in Bhopal is the Taj-ul-Masjid, one of the largest and most elegant Muslim mosques in India.

Taj-ul-Masajid, also spelt as Taj-ul-Masaajid and Taj-ul-Masjid - The most impressive structure in Bhopal is the Taj-ul-Masjid, one of the largest and most elegant Muslim mosques in India. The mosque is also used as a madrasah (Islamic school) during the day. Taj-ul-Masajid" literally means "The Crown of Mosques". The construction of the mosque was started by Sultan Shah Jahan, Begum of Bhopal (1868-1901). However, the mosque was not completed due to lack of money, and after a long lay-off, construction was resumed in 1971 by great efforts of Allama Mohammad Imran Khan Nadwi Azhari Of Bhopal .The building really presents a spectacular sight and is worth taking a bow to. It’s pink façade is topped by two huge white-domed minarets pointing upwards to the heavens, as if seeking its blessings. The mosque also has three huge bulbous domes, an impressive main hallway with attractive pillars, marble flooring and a spacious courtyard. Must a visit site. The mosque is one of the most important Muslim landmarks in the city of Bhopal.