• Badshahi Masjid was built in 1673 by a Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore.
  • Masjid was completed under the supervision of Aurangzeb’s foster brother Muzaffar Hussain, who was the governor of Lahore. It was completed in 2 years.
  • About 400 years ago Ravi River flow close to the stairs of the Badshahi Mosque.
  • About 55,000 people can offer prayer at a time.
  • Right now, it is the second largest masjid in Pakistan.
  • The design of this masjid is same as Jama Masjid Dehli.
  • The small kiln burnt bricks, lime mortar and red sand stone, also called sange surkh, were used in the construction of the masjid.
  • On the occasion of the second Islamic Summit held in Lahore in 1974, all the heads of Muslim states offered their Friday prayers in this Masjid.

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Entrance of Badshahi Masjid Lahore

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  • haroon

    cool facts