Moti Jheel


Crown of Mosques’) or Tāj-ul-Masjid ( تَاجُ ٱلْمَسْجِدŽ), is a mosque situated in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the largest mosque in India and one of the largest mosques in the world.
Interior area 23,000 m2 (250,000 sq ft)
Dome(s) 3
Minaret(s) 2
Minaret height 67 m
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Where is Motijheel Kanpur?

Moti Jheel is located on the Benjhabar Road in Kanpur, which was developed during the British Raj as a drinking water reservoir for the Waterworks. There is also a garden beside the lake, as well as a children’s park which makes it one of the most important places to visit in Kanpur for kids.

Who built Motijheel?

Nawazish Muhammad Khan
Motijhil (also Motijheel, literal translation: Pearl Lake), also known as Company due to its association with the East India Company, is a horse-shoe shaped lake in Murshidabad, West Bengal, India. It was created by Nawazish Muhammad Khan, the son-in-law of Nawab Alivardi Khan.

Is Motijheel open today?

Uttar Pradesh- 208001. Timings: Every day am to pm.

Where is Motijheel India?

Motijheel Park | District Murshidabad | India.

Why is Motijheel famous?

Motijheel was the home of Meherunnesa, history known her as Ghoseti Begum, one of the masterminds of Siraj killing conspiracy. A mosque and a palace were there, though the palace has been destroyed but the mosque is still there.

When was Motijheel Park built?

This palace was built in 1740. As far as etymology is concerned, the palace has been named so as it was built using black basalt pillars which were brought from the ruins of Gaur.

What is the capital of Murshidabad?

In 1704 the nawab (ruler) Murshid Qulī Khan (following Aurangzeb’s orders) transferred the capital there from Dacca (now Dhaka, Bangladesh) and renamed the town Murshidabad. It continued to be the capital under the British until 1790 and is still the seat of the prominent descendants of the nawabs of Bengal.

Who built Katra Masjid?

Murad Farash Khan
The Katra Masjid is located in the north eastern side of the city of Murshidabad, in the Indian state of West Bengal. The most striking feature of the structure are the two large corner towers having loopholes for musketry.
Katra Masjid
Architect(s) Murad Farash Khan
Type Mosque
Style Islamic
Completed 1724
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Who is the builder of Hazarduari Palace in Murshidabad?

architect Duncan Macleod
It was built in the nineteenth century by architect Duncan Macleod, under the reign of Nawab Nazim Humayun Jah of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa (18241838). 16.50 Lacs Gold Coins. In 1985, the palace was handed over to the Archaeological Survey of India for better preservation.


Murshidabad is also known for murgi biryani, Gobindo bhog chaal and Misti polao among a host of other Bengali and Muglai dishes.


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