Travel in India 2015 - Roeder-Johnson
Built between 1644 and 1656 by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, the mosque has three great gates, four towers and two 120' high minarets constructed of strips of red sandstone and white marble. The courtyard can accommodate more than 25,000 persons. There are three domes on the terrace which are surrounded by the two minarets.

Built between 1644 and 1656 by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, the mosque has three great gates, four towers and two 120' high minarets constructed of strips of red sandstone and white marble. The courtyard can accommodate more than 25,000 persons. There are three domes on the terrace which are surrounded by the two minarets.