Suneri (Golden) Mosque Lahore

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Suneri (Golden) Mosque Lahore


The Suneri Mosque or Golden Mosque is located in the center of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The founder of the mosque was Nawab Syed Bhikari Khan, son of Raushan-ud-Daula Turrabaz Khan, deputy governor of Lahore during the reign of Muhammad Shah and the viceroyalty of Mir Noin-ul-Malik. The Golden Mosque is situated in the Kashmiri Bazaar. It was built in 1753 and features three beautiful golden domes. The mosque is elevated on a higher plinth, surrounded by old bazaars. It has a beautiful gateway, which measures 21.3 meters in length and a courtyard that measures 161.5 by 160.6 meters (530 ft × 527 ft). The marble domes cover seven prayer chambers. Four lofty minarets stand at the four corners of the mosque, each with an outer circumference of 20 meters (66 ft), soaring up to 54 meters (177 ft).

Address: Kashmiri Bazaar, Lahore, Pakistan.

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