Architectural Design of the Mosque of Syed Muhammad
The mosque of Syed Muhammad is simple in its appearance yet looks graceful. Its facade comprises of three cusped arches that are sustained by polygonal columns. It is a style typical of the architectural pattern of the period of Aurangzeb. This is a small mosque built on a platform and bears many inscriptions that include a lengthy Persian line inlaid with black stones into a white marble ground. The inscription was designed by Naji. He was a famous poet and calligrapher during the period of Aurangzeb. The inscription bears resemblance in its appearance, design and location to the one on Shah Jahan's mosque. The date of construction of the building has been mentioned in the last line of the inscriptions carved in the mosque.
The nearest airport to Rajasthan is Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) in New Delhi, which is located at a distance of 250 kilometers. Rajasthan is well connected to major cities of India by regular flights. In Rajasthan, there are two major airports in Jodhpur and Udaipur. A good network of railway connects Rajasthan to other places in India. There are direct superfast and other express trains available to tourists from Delhi and Mumbai to Rajasthan. Daily superfast trains connect cities like Mumbai, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner and Udaipur. A network of broad-gauge links Jaipur to the other major cities of India namely, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. It is also important to note that Jaipur is the head quarter of North-West Railways. As far as roadway is concerned, the national highway of Rajasthan has a length of about 5655 kilometers, while the state highway has a length of about 8627 kilometers. NH (national highway) 8 passes through Jaipur and Udaipur. Agra is linked to Jaipur by a four lane road.
Monuments of Rajasthan
Indian Regional Monuments
Mosques in India
Temples of Rajasthan
Tourism in Rajasthan