Lat Masjid (IAST: Lāṭ Masjid, literally "Pillar Mosque") is a mosque in Dhar town of Madhya Pradesh, India. Named after the Iron pillar of Dhar (called "lāṭ" in Hindi), it is also known as Lat ki masjid, Ladh Masjid, Lath Masjid, or Jami Masjid of Dhar.
Interior of the Lat Masjid
|Location||Madhya Pradesh, India|
|Date established||1405 CE|
The pillars and carved brackets from the former temples can be seen in the colonnade of the mosque's inner courtyard. Hindu and Jain-style carvings can be seen on these pillars. One of the two gates of the mosque is also of Jain style. The mihrabs and minbar of the mosque were designed by the Muslims.
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