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Sher Shah Suri Mosque Patna
Sher shah suri mosque also known as Shershahi, is located in the city of Patna. This mosque is a perfect example of afghan culture and its architecture. This mosque is built in 1540-1545 by sher shah suri to commemorate his reign.
The name Patna came from several theories, there are several theories say that the name came from them.
By Hindu mythology the name came from the goddess named Patan Devi
This place also appears in the records of the Chinese traveler
There are many empires that ruled this place like British Empire, Gupta and Mughal empires, Mauryan empires, the history of this city Patna is rich and it stands in one of the most important cities in India through history wise.
The mosque Sher shah suri is built with an afghan culture and style. It is one of the many historic monuments in India and is one of the important places to visit in Patna. Inside the mosque there is a tomb present which is covered by an octagonal covered slab. The star attraction of this sher shah suri mosque is the central dome, which attracts everyone to this mosque. The central dome lies in the middle of the roof which is surrounded by four small domes around it. The unique part in this is if the visitor looks from any angle there appears only three domes, from any angle it only three domes are visible and this shows that architectural value in it. The architects who built this mosque have taken utmost care for this to look magnificent for the visitors. This mosque draws visitors from all over the city and also the country by its architectural value and its beauty in it.
Patna experiences humid sub tropical climate in the city. This city has hot summers from late march and lasts till early June. The temperatures in summers are high in the city and also reached maximum sometimes. The monsoon season in Patna is from late June to late September. The winter starts from November and lasts till February. The winter is mild and not that cold in this city.
How to Reach There
Patna was the first place in India to use horse drawn trams of public transport. Public transport here is very god with all the buses, trains and taxi within the city. Te tourists can enjoy this public transport from any location to any location.
The Patna junction railway station is well connected by trains from all the major cities in India. Patna lies between Delhi and Kolkata and is one of the biggest junctions between them. There are trains available to this city from all the cities in India and one can search for this in the internet.
There are many national highways through which this city can be reached by road. Roads to this city are good and anyone can reach this place easily with the road map.
There is an airport in Patna which is international. For the flights that reach this place one has to check in the internet.