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Mosque and Sarai of Ala Vardi Khan


Mosque & Sarai of Ala Vardi Khan

Location -: Village-Sarai Ala Vardi Khan, District : Gurgaon

Situation -: The village is situated to the north of Gurgaon Railway Station

Under protection of -: Government of India

Period -: 18th Century AD

History and description -: The sarai (rest house) and a mosque were built by Nawab Ali Vardi Khan during the period when the Mughal King Mohammad Shah II reigned in Delhi. Possibly mosques of this type with a sarai and a well were erected at each eleventh mile from Delhi to Ajmer for the convenience of the travellers. The mosque also had a platform in front serving multiple purposes.

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