Architecture · Heritage

Khairatabad Mosque

This mosque was built by Khairat-un-Nissa Begum, also known as Ma Saheba, daughter of Sultan Muhammad Qutb Shah, (1612 – 1626 AD). She built the mosque for her tutor Akhund Mulla Abul Malik.

The Khairatabad mosque has a three-arched opening in front. The minarets of the mosque are very pretty and worth seeing. Today, Khairatabad is a well known locality built around the mosque.

There is an empty domed building adjacent to the mosque. The reason for its being devoid of any grave is that it was built by Akhund for self burial, but as he died in Mecca the dome remained vacant.

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