Fatehpuri Mosque
Delhi, India
A major mosque of Shahjahanabad built by one of Shah Jahan's wives, the Fatehpuri Masjid is considered a smaller version of the Jami Mosque scheme. It enjoys a good location at the western end of the Chandi Chowk, the main east-west road through the city. Its screen has seven arches, topped by a single dome. Its pillared prayer hall is made up of multi-lobed arcades and columns.

Sources:

Tillotson, G.H.R. 1990. Mughal India. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 54-5.

Koch, Ebba. 1991. Mughal Architecture. Munich: Prestel, 113, 123.
Location
Delhi, India
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Events
Begun 1650
Style Periods
1526-1858
Variant Names
Masjid Fatehpuri
Fatehpuri Mosque
Translated
Fatehpuri Masjid
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Building Usages
mosque
religious