Shah Jahan Begum, Bhopal’s third female ruler, wanted to create the largest mosque in the world; In 1877 work started on Taj-ul-Masjid. However, it was still incomplete at her death in 1901, after funds had been diverted to other projects, and construction did not resume until 1971. Fortress-like terracotta walls surround three gleaming white onion domes and a pair of towering pink minarets with white domes, it is one of the largest mosques in Asia. The mosque is also used as a madrasah (Islamic school) during the day time.
Dhai Seedi Ki Masjid
Dhai Seedi Ki MasjidDescription :
Dhai Seedi Ki Masjid ("The Mosque of Two and a Half Steps"), one of the smallest mosques in Asia,is right across the road from Taj-ul-Masajid. It is on the campus of Gandhi Medical College. Dhai Seedi Ki Masjid is in one of the watchtowers. It is the oldest mosque in Bhopal city, initially built as a makeshift mosque during the construction of the Fatehgarh fort started by Dost Mohammad Khan. It was built so that the guards deployed at Fatehgarh Fort could perform Namaaz.
Moti MasjidDescription :
The Moti Masjid Mosque near Sadar Manzil was built by Qudsia Begum's daughter, Sikander Jahan Begum, in 1860. Similar in style to the Jama Masjid in Delhi, it's a smaller marble-faced mosque with two dark red minarets and gold-spiked cupolas.