Lila Gumbaj Ki Masjid

The masjid is on the list of the unique 114 monuments by the Baroda Heritage Trust. The religious place is located on the eastern gates of the city. It is also a mentionable situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site that makes it a must visit tourist spot in Gujarat.

The Lila Gumbaj ki Masjid is special for its architecture creation which still uplifts it charm. The mosque has three gates on the east, south and north sides. The old Muslin style of interiors is also very unique for the eyes. The various cornices and moldings are very beautifully crafted and still well maintained. The dome at the center of the mosque roof is sure to catch the eye of the visitors for its colorful appearance which makes the masjid an important travel destination is Gujarat.

History

The Lila Gumbaj ki Masjid is more of a historic ruin then a religious place of worship. The masjid which belongs to the 15th century was created with great masonry and unique architecture. It has three huge domes at the top which is a significant style of Muslim construction. It is completed with a single minaret and spacious courtyard. The Lila Gumbaj ki Masjid is an ideal travel locale in Gujarat.

Where is it located?

The Lila Gumbaj ki Masjid is a heritage spot situated in the old town of Champaner in Panchmahal District. The historic city of Champaner can be best visited from Vadodara which is 47 kilometers away. Buses and private cars can be hired to reach the city which is densely populated. Ahmedabad is merely 150 kilometers from the town and is well connected.

Ideal Visiting Time

The Lila Gumbaj ki Masjid can be visited anytime of the year as the mosque is open throughout. Although it can be closed only due to renovation purposes due to its heritage presence.

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