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Khairul Manzil Masjid

Located opposite the Purana Qila and the Delhi Zoo entrance on the Western side of Mathura Road, Khairul Manzil Masjid was built in 1561 by Maham Anga, one of the most influential nurses of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. She was the mother of Adham Khan, a nobleman and a general in Akbar's army. According to the historian Percival Spear, Maham Anga was the foster-mother of Akbar, and ruled the Mughal Empire for some time when Akbar was a boy. The Masjid was built with the assistance of Shiha-bud-Din Ahmad Khan, a powerful courtier and friend and relation of Maham Anga.

Considered one of 'the most auspicious of houses', this 16th-century mosque is made of rubble covered with plaster and have five arched openings in its prayer hall. The main features of the structure are an imposing gateway of red sandstone on the east and double-storeyed cloisters, which were used as a madrasa (Islamic School). There is a dome at the central bay of the prayer hall while the other bays have been roofed with vaults. It is believed that originally the facade of the prayer chamber was decorated with enameled tiles. The central arch of the prayer chamber contains the inscription that the mosque was built by Maham Anga.

Open: Sunrise to Sunset everyday. Admission is free.

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With over 1200 animals inside it's campus, Delhi Zoo is the best place, if you want get the glimpse of Indian Wildlife. Tigers, elephants, lions, leopards, white tigers, crocs, birds, monkeys, bears ...you name it and Delhi Zoo has it.

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