2 Mosques to explore in Jaunpur
Jaunpur district is a district in the Varanasi Division of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The district headquarters is Jaunpur which is situated on the banks of the Gomti River. Jaunpur has a gender ratio of 1,024 females to 1,000 males, the highest in Uttar Pradesh. The main languages are Hindi, Urdu, Awadhi and Bhojpuri.
Atala Mosque is a 14th-century mosque in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is one of the chief tourist attractions in Jaunpur. Atala Masjid was built by the destroyed remains of a Hindu temple in old times and which is still visible in the present structure.
The Lal Darwaza Masjid in Jaunpur, India was built in around 1450 A.D. The mosque was built along with the palace of Bibi Raji, who was the Queen of Sultan Mahmood Sharqi, a ruler of the Sharqi Dynasty. The Lal Darwaza Masjid, Jaunpur was formed to serve as a private mosque of the Queen.