Places around Firozabad with history

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1/4 Places to Visit in Firozabad with history
Kalan Mosque, Firozabad
Within Firozabad city limits
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Kalan Mosque is located in Uttar Pradesh. It is within city limits at a distance of 5km from it.

The Kalan Mosque is located close to the Firozabad Railway Station. The Kalan Mosque was built from 1368 and 1387 by Khan-i Jahan Junan Shah. He was a really important courtier in the court of the last Tughluq sultan Firoz Shah Tughluq. As the king he served Firoz Shah was a very creative builder the Kalan Mosque is also stunning in architecture with geometrical patterns which is evident in the display of arches, domes and inscriptions. Kalan Mosque is also sometimes referred to as the ...

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2/4 Places to Visit in Firozabad with history
Marsalganj Jain Temple
21 kms from Firozabad city limits
ArchitectureHistory

Marsalganj Jain Temple is a famous Jain Temple in Firozabad district of Uttar Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 21 kms from Firozabad City.

Marsalganj Jain Temple is a pilgrimage center and is also known as Shri Marsalganj (Rishabh Nagar) Diagambar Jain Atishaya Teerth Kshetra. In the 15th century the Jain Temple was really small. Saint Baba Rishabhdas was the one who converted this temple into a huge Jain Temple. Although, Baba Rishabdas was born in a South Indian brahmin family he was a strict follower of Jainism too. According to legend, while the construction of temple ...

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3/4 Places to Visit in Firozabad with history

The two Ashokan Sandstone Pillars installed in the city by the ruler Feroze Shah Tughlaq are located at a distance of 5 km from Firozabad.

The Sandstone Pillars were brought and not constructed by Firoze Shah Tughlaq. He created the next city of Delhi- Ferozabad or Firoze Shah Kotla has been know today. For the beautification of the city he built he ordered two Ashokan sandstone pillars to be brrought to Firozabad or Feroz Shah Kotla as it is now known. In 1354, he brought two sandstone pillars bearing Ashokan inscriptions from Meerut and Ambala and placed one at the ridge and anot...

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4/4 Places to Visit in Firozabad with history

Vaishnu Devi Mandir is situated at Ussaini town near Firozabad city. It is located at a distance of 15 kms from Firozabad.

Vaishnu Devi Mandir, situated on the NH-2 on Agra Road, was founded by Shri Suresh Kanhaiyani for the benefit of the common man who cannot do the extreme journey in the cold mountains and organized By Shri Vaishno Devi Dham. It is dedicated to Maa Vaishno Devi. It is spread over a total area of 87,000 square feet with a height of 141 feet. The Vaisnu Devi Trust operates many charitable services such as Vaishno Dham Sandesh, Mashik Patrika (Monthly Magazine), Ho...

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