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Badshahi Masjid
Basic information
Location Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan
Geographic coordinates 31°35′18″N 74°18′50″E / 31.58847°N 74.313787°E / 31.58847; 74.313787
Affiliation Islam
Province Punjab
District Lahore
Year consecrated 1671
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Mosque
Leadership Aurangzeb
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Islamic, Mughal
Completed 1673
Specifications
Dome(s) 3
Minaret(s) 8 (4 square, 4 smaller octagonal)
Minaret height 54 m (square),

The Badshahi Mosque (Urdu: بادشاھی مسجد), or the 'Emperor's Mosque', was built in 1673 by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore, Pakistan. It is one of the city's best known landmarks, and a major tourist attraction epitomising the beauty and grandeur of the Mughal era.

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