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Alamgir Mosque
 

Alamgir Mosque alias Beni Madhav Ka Darera, built by Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb is at a picturesque location overlooking Panchganga Ghat. The mosque was built at a spot where stood a magnificent Vishnu temple erected by the Maratha chieftain Beni Madhav Rao Scindia in the 17th century. During the Mughal invasion, the temple was destroyed and the mosque was constructed. This imposing Hindu and Persian architectural structure, designed with carved pillars, turrets and marvelous domes, showcase the rich artworks of ancient India.


  Nearby Attractions
›› Panchganga Ghat
›› Ramnagar
›› Ghats
›› Ramnagar Fort and Palace
›› Banaras Vidya Mandir Museum
›› Durga Temple
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