Saturday, 9 February 2013

Mosque of Lodi Garden

This monument belongs to the Mughal period. the garden is enclosed with four walls and entered through a double storied gateway, which is rectangular in plan.

Some Interesting Facts!!
  1)   There are beautiful paintings in floral pattern on the araish plaster..
     2)   Other notable features of the gate are the Bangladar roof, Lakhori brick chajja, fluttered columns at all four corners, decorative arches relieved in rectangular panels.
  3)   The mosque is a single chamber with three bays. The west wall has three arched mihrabs. We can see a inscription on a very fine plaster  layer in the remains of the interior. A decorative ceiling with ribbon patterns also remains. There is a courtyard on the eastern side of the mosque.

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