Wazir Khan Mosque

The Wazir Khan Mosque (Masjid Wazīr Khān) is a 17th-century mosque placed in the city of Lahore, capital of the Punjab province. The Mosque was instructed during the reign of the Mughal King Shah Jahan as part of a group of architecture that also included the adjacent Shahi Hammam baths. The construction of Wazir Khan Mosque started in 1634 C.E. and was finished in 1641.

Recognized to be the most ornately decorated Mughal-era mosque, Wazir Khan Mosque is recognized for its intricate faience tile work known as Kashi-Kari. Also, its interior surfaces that are almost entirely beautified with elaborate Mughal era frescoes. The Wazir Khan Mosque has been under massive restoration since 2009 under the supervision of Aga Khan Trust and the Government of Punjab, with contributions from the governments of Germany, Norway, and the United States.

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Map of Wazir Khan Mosque

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