Moth Ki Masjid

Local nameMoth Ki Masjid
LocationDelhi, India

Moth Ki Masjid is a heritage building located in Delhi, and was built in 1505 by Wazir Miya Bhoiya, Prime Minister during the reign of Sikander Lodi of the Lodi dynasty. It was a new type of mosque developed by the Lodis in the fourth city of the medieval Delhi of the Delhi Sultanate. The name of the mosque literally translated into English language means ‘Lentil Mosque’ and this name tag ‘Lentil’ has an interesting legend. This mosque was considered a beautiful Dome structure of the period.The mosque is now completely enclosed within the modern locality of South Extension Part II, Uday Park and Masjid Moth comprising residential and commercial establishments in the urban setting of South Delhi.It is surrounded by various other smaller dargahs and monuments that may be found peppered within the nooks of this urban village.

The local representative in collaboration with residents is now trying to revive the monument.

Tags Place of WorshipMuslimHistoricalMosque
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Address New Delhi, India

Coordinates 28°33'45.276" N 77°13'4.653" E

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