Shah Jahan Mosque, Thatta
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|Shah Jahan Mosque|
Courtyard of the Shah Jahan Mosque
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||Mosque|
|Architectural style||Islamic, Mughal|
|Materials||Red bricks and tiles|
The mosque was built in 1647, during the reign of Mughal King Shah Jahan, as a gift to the people of Sindh for their hospitality . It has been on the tentative UNESCO World Heritage list since 1993.
The mosque was built with acoustics in mind: a person speaking on one end of the dome can be heard from the other end when the speech exceeds 100 decibels.
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