Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra, as the name clearly explains that it was built in two and a half day. Stationed in Ajmer Rajasthan, Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra is being a real treat to the tourists visiting Ajmer who are keen towards history and historic remains. It is must to visit Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra for anyone who once visits Ajmer. The quality of architecture and the sturdiness of the monument that too erected in two and a half days will leave anyone stunned. This stupefying relic is a mosque made by Qutubuddin Aibaq in the year 1193. This hasty construction was winded up in two and a half days and hence it was called as Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra.
The story about Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra is really arresting. Before the mosque was built there was a temple and a Sanskrit college on this place in the 11th-12th century later Qutubuddin Aibaq converted this place into mosque and the temple remains were used for the construction of the mosque. The temple pillars and many other remains were used to erect this masterpiece which helped to complete it in two and a half days. Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra India is a perfect merge of Hindu and Muslim architecture.
The monument is stood on 124 pillars out which around 30-40 pillars were used from the temple remains. Each pillar is unique in its own designs and carvings. The artistic arches of the mosque are etched with holy verses of Quran in beautiful calligraphy. The mosque is crested with ten illustrious domes on its rooftop. The blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture is clearly visible as there are inscriptions of verses of Quran inside on the arches while the very front gate has the Sanskrit inscriptions. The beauty and the gloriousness of the monument makes it a main tourist spot of Ajmer Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra.
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