: Agra (Uttar Pradesh)
Also Known As : Pearl Mosque
: Shah Jahan
Moti Masjid or The pearl mosque, it's a three domes mosque in white marble raising their heads over the red sandstone wall. Moti Masjid is known for its sheer grandeur and perfect proportions. Moti Masjid was used by Shahjahan's family members and court chiefs for offering prayers.
Moti Masjid is a white marble structure built by Shahjahan for his family members and court chiefs. Moti Masjid made out of white marble is one of the ancient mosques situated in Agra.
It used to shine like a pearl once upon a time and hence the name. The mosque is presently closed for visitors.
The place where Moti Masjid stands is not far from the city center. There is regular bus service from the Power House Bus Stand.
The place has a railway station of its own. Agra Fort Railway Station is the one that provides the service.
Agra Airport lies to the south-west of Agra Fort. By air one can reach the airport and has to travel about 8 kms
to reach the Agra Fort Complex.