Wazir Khan Mosque

by Pakistan - پاکستø§Ù† November. 17, 2007 20066 views

The Wazir Khan Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, is famous for its extensive faience tile work. It has been described as ‘ a mole on the cheek of Lahore’. It was built in seven years, starting around 1634-1635 A.D., during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan. It was built by Shaikh Ilm-ud-din Ansari, a native of Chiniot, who rose to be the court physician to Shah Jahan and later, the Governor of Lahore. He was commonly known as Wazir Khan. - wiki [en.wikipedia.org]

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Location: Lahore

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Peregol 9 years, 6 months ago

Fantastic views

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Gopal M S 9 years, 6 months ago

So beautiful! Lots of Central Asian influence

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Johanna 9 years, 6 months ago

what beautiful architecture !

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Fionarobinson 9 years, 6 months ago

such wonderful structures

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