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Mecca Masjid, Andhra Pradesh


Mecca Masjid is adjacent to charminar,One of the greatest mosque in the globe (accommodating as much as 10,000 worshippers) Construction began in 1614, in the course of the reign of Sultan Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah, but was not finished right up until 1687, by which Mughal emperor Aurangzeb had annexed the Golconda kingdom and finished this Masjid in 1693. It is a grand edifice having a enormous courtyard which might accommodate almost 10 thousand men at prayer. Tavernier has provided a graphic description with the mammoth boulders cut to measurement and carted for use within the creating from the mosque.

The minarets look relatively stunted in comparison with the grandeur in the complete enormous framework. However it appears more Mughal then Qutub Shah in its excellent granite finish and vast courtyard. A certain stone brick inside the mihrab is considered to happen to be introduced from Mecca. The name is derived through the Grand Mosque at Mecca on which it's patterned. The hall measures 67 mt. by 54 Mt. and it is 23 Mt. in height. Fifteen arches, five on each and every from the 3 sides, help the roof. A higher wall to provide the Mehrab blocks the western side. Each and every with the two octagonal columns on possibly side are made from a single piece of granite, It took about 8000 Masons and laborers and 77 many years to total. At each finish are two huge octagonal columns made out of just one bit of granite each and every topped by an arched gallery that is crowned by a dome.

Reaching Mecca Masjid
By Road : Hyderbad, being Capital city is nicely connected by Road from all major metropolitan areas in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Maharastra and Orissa.
By Rail : Getting headquarter of South Central Railway , Properly linked from all key metropolitan areas of India. Hyderabad Rly Stations.
By Air : Hyderabad has international airport.