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Old August 30th, 2017, 06:27 AM   #1
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Indian historical places --Jaunpur


The historical city of Jaunpur is located o the banks of the river Gomati. Jaunpur district is situated on the northwest side of the district of Varanasi. The history of Jaunpur dates back to 1388, when Feroz Shah Tughlaq, the Sultan of Delhi appointed a eunuch named Malik Sarwar as the governor of the region. Today Jaunpur shares the underdevelopment of a major portion of Eastern Uttar Pradesh.

There are endless tourist attraction spots in Jaunpur which include Sadar Imambara, Jami Masjid, Temple of Sheetla Devi, Tomb of Nawab Ghazi Khan, Lal Darwaza Masjid, Khalis Mukhlis Masjid, Shitla Choukiya Dham, Kadam Rasool, Temple of Mihar Devi, Panje Shareef, Atala Masjid, Trilochan Mahadev Temple, Yamdagni Ashram, Shahi Bridge, Zoological Museum, Archaeological Museum, Botany Museum, Cemetry of seven kings of Sharqi dynasty, Rauza of Shah Firoz, Saikh Burhana Mosque, Walls of Old Kankar Fort of Jauichandra, Jhanjhari Masjid and the list can go on and on. Out of all these places the one that really stands out from the rest is the Shahi Bridge.
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That is a beautiful bridge. Fundamentalism or lawlessness is not going to help Jaunpur. The Ataladevi mosque was built by destroying a temple.
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