Atala Masjid or Atala Mosque is located in Jaunpur district. This mosque dates back to 15th-century. Sultan Ibrahim (1402-1436) is credited with the establishment of this mosque. This mosque is a fine representation of Islamic or Sharqi architecture. Construction of this mosque began in 1377 and was completed in 1408. There is also a madarsa named Madarsa Din Dunia in the central courtyard of the mosque.
Humanyun Mosque is housed in the village of Kachhpura in Agra on the left bank of River Yamuna. This mosque is known to have been constructed in 1530, when Humayun ascended the throne. Humanyun Mosque is a Panchmukhi (five-arched) structure made of brick and mortar.
Chaukhamba Mosque is located in Varanasi. Chau stands for ‘four’ and Khamba means ‘pillar’. The mosque derived its name from its four low massive pillars towards its north eastern extremity. This 14th-century mosque serves as a pilgrimage site for the Muslims. This mosque is known be constructed during the reign of Feroz Shah Tughlaq.
Great Mosque is housed in the historic place called Budaun. This mosque was constructed by Iltutmish, the then ruler of Delhi Sultanate. This mosque is a fine representation of Persian and Afghan architecture. This mosque is the third oldest existing and second largest mosque of India, after Delhi's Jama Masjid.
Nagina Masjid is situated in Agra Fort. Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan is credited with the establishment of this mosque. This mosque is also known by the other name of Gem Mosque or the Jewel Mosque. This mosque has been made using pure white marble. The noteworthy aspects of this mosque are its three majestic domes and arches.
Gyanvapi Mosque is situated in Varanasi. This mosque was erected in 1664 CE. Mughal Emperor, Aurangzeb is credited with the establishment of this mosque.
Other Mosques in Uttar Pradesh
Jama Masjid, Babri Masjid, Lal Darwaza Masjid, Mina Masjid, Moti Masjid, Raja Mosque of Nanpara and Sir Syed Masjid are some of the other Mosques in Uttar Pradesh.