Atala Mosque, Jaunpur

Atala Masjid or Atala Mosque is a 14th-century mosque in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is 2.2 km north-northeast of Jaunpur, 7.3 km northwest of Zafarābād, 16.8 km north-northeast of Mariāhū, 26.3 km west-northwest of Kirākat.

The style of Atala Masjid’s architecture is known as Sharqi Style. Although the outer structure is changed, the inner walls and pillars of this masjid retain the original Hindu temple structures. The central dome is almost 17 meters high above the ground, but cannot be seen from the front because of the tall tower (at 23 meters).

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