Teele Wali Masjid, Lucknow

Teele Wali Masjid, Lucknow

Teele Wali Masjid, also known as Alamgiri Mosque, is located to the north of the Imambara complex and is believed to be the earliest construction in the area. It is built on a mound specially raised by order of Aurangzeb, governor of Lucknow, to serve as the mosque ground. An interesting fact is that “teele” is translated form the local dialect as “mound”. Teele Wali Masjid is renown for its outstanding architectural symmetry and equilibrium. Its white lace towers rise high and can be seen from the most parts of the city.

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Sight Name: Teele Wali Masjid
Sight Location: Lucknow, India (See walking tours in Lucknow)
Sight Type: Religious
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