Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore

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Malyka
by Hiba Taha Usmani
published on 11 October 2023
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Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan, built between 1634 and 1641 under the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and named after the renowned physician and later Viceroy of Punjab Hakim Ilmud Din Ansari, who was given the title "Wazir Khan" by the Emperor.

Situated within Lahore's walled city, its faience tiles and fine fresco art make the Wazir Khan mosque one of Lahore's most notable architectural complexes. It is currently on the UNESCO World Heritage's tentative List.

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Usmani, H. T. (2023, October 11). Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18013/wazir-khan-mosque-lahore/

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Usmani, Hiba Taha. "Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 11, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18013/wazir-khan-mosque-lahore/.

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Usmani, Hiba Taha. "Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Oct 2023. Web. 25 Jul 2024.

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