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Taj Mahal Mosque | by Ray in Manila
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Taj Mahal Mosque

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14 Fun Facts About the Taj Mahal (book)

 

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The Taj Mahal Mosque serves two purposes, first, it was obligatory according to the Muslim law for each mausoleum to have a place of worship nearby; second, the mosque and a mirror image of the mosque, a guest house that stands on the opposite side of it, together provide a perfect symmetrical balance to the architecture of whole of Taj Mahal. Used for prayer purpose, the mosque faces the direction of the holy city of Mecca and is believed to have been built by Isa Mohammad.

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Taken in May 1994