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The Wall Mosque

The Wall Mosque

The Wall Mosque is a mosque, or a masjid, an islamic place of worship. It is connected to the garden's southern wall, just West of the South Gate.

The Wall Mosque ia an idgah, "a mosque where the Id prayers are said; often this mosque consists only of a qibla wall.1"


1. Catherine Asher, The Architecture of Mughal India (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992), xxvi.

Illustrations

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The Wall Mosque.
Building Plan of The Wall Mosque
The Wall Mosque's Qibla wall.
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Further Reading

Garden Plan