Ziarat Shareef

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Ziarat Shareef
Ziarat Shareef Kakrala
Ziarat Shareef (4).jpg
Religion
AffiliationIslam
DistrictBadaun district
Location
MunicipalityKakrala
StateUttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
Ziarat Shareef is located in Uttar Pradesh
Ziarat Shareef
Shown within Uttar Pradesh
Geographic coordinates27°55′17″N 79°11′39″E / 27.9214°N 79.1942°E / 27.9214; 79.1942Coordinates: 27°55′17″N 79°11′39″E / 27.9214°N 79.1942°E / 27.9214; 79.1942
Architecture
Architect(s)Shah Saqlain Miyan
Elevation160 m (525 ft)

Ziarat Shareef (Urdu: زیارت‎) is a mosque with a madrasah (Madrasah khāṣah (Arabic: مدرسة خاصة‎ English: private school) in Kakrala city, Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh, India. The building was designed by Shah Saqlain Miyan. The building also contains the Khatoli Shareef of Shah Dargahi Miyan. People from across the country come to visit the Khatoli Shareef. This visit is called the ziyarat, hence the name of this building.

History[edit]

This madrasah is the oldest madrasah in Kakrala City. The main objective of the institution is to impart education to under-privileged students. This madrasah provides Islamic as well as modern education to students, who come from across northern India to pursue an Islamic education.

Geography[edit]

Ziarat Shareef is located at 27°53′36″N 79°11′38″E / 27.89333333°N 79.19393333°E / 27.89333333; 79.19393333