Badshahi Masjid Lahore- Mughal Archetechture Video HD / FNCTV
Badshahi Mosque/Masjid Lahore Pakistan
Badshahi Mosque, The imperial mosque, is a Mughal construction & monument situated in Lahore, Pakistan.
Located in the Walled City of Lahore in present, The mosque was built by Mughal Emperor Auranzeb Alamgir during 1671-73. Made with Red Sand Stone & Marble, The mosque is the largest Mughal Masjid in Subcontinent of India.
On July 7, 1799, Ranjit Singh took control of Punjab, and used the space for Garrison. During British Raj, the place served the same purpose. After partition of Pakistan, the place is considered to be an important monument & construction of Mughal Era and has become an important tourist point in Lahore.
In 1993, The mosque was taken in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Mosque can accommodate 100,000 worshipers in the premises, Even the praying Hall can accommodate more than 10,000 people.
The mosque is similar to the the architecture of Jama Masjid Delhi, A masjid made by Shah Jahan. It also resembles Masjid Wazir Khan, another important Mughal Building in Lahore.
At Present, it is the part of greater Iqbal Park in old Lahore, where Lahore Fort, Samadhi Ranjeet Singh, Allama Iqbal’s Shrine & Minar e Pakistan can be seen together; really a great combination of historic monuments in one premises.