The Moti Masjid is situated in the heart of the Bhopal city in the state of Madhya Pradesh and is also known as the Pearl Mosque. A well - known landmark of Bhopal, Moti Masjid was built in 1860 under the order and instruction of Sikandar Jehan Begum, the renowned daughter of Qudisiya Begum. The impressive structure is beautifully designed and resembles the Jama Masjid of Delhi in its architecture and patterns.
Sikandar Jehan Begum was a liberated women and an enthusiastic crusader, being flexible to new ideas. The begums of 19 th century Bhopal constructed many beautiful monuments and Moti Masjid is an example from the glorious chapter of Bhopal Begums in history. Moti Masjid is easily accessible from any part of the city by buses, auto and taxis. The public transports of the city are also available from the Bhopal railway station in Hamidia road. The city is well linked to Delhi, Mumbai, Gwalior, Jhansi and Ujjain by train.
Last Updated on 23 July 2012