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Location: Jaunpur District, Uttarpradesh .
Famous for: History and architecture.
Summer(March to May): Average Temperature 34.39°C.
Winter (December to February): Average Temperature 16°C.
Monsoon (June to September): Moderate rainfalls.
STD CODE : 05452
BEST TIME TO VISIT : November to February

Jaunpur is a city in the Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The city is part of world's one of the most fertile plain. Jaunpur was of great importance during medieval times. It was founded in the 14th century by Feroz Shah Tuglaq to perpetuate the memory of his cousin Sultan Mohammad whose real name was Jauna. Later, around 1394 AD, it became the centre of the independent Sharquie kingdom of Jaunpur founded by Malik Sarvar. Jaunpur was also an important centre of Islamic studies. While its architectural heritage speaks of its illustrious past, the city is known today for its Jasmine oil, tobacco leaves, raddish and imarti, a sweetmeat.


Atala Masjid:

Started in 1377 but completed only in 1408 in the reign of Ibrahim Sharquie. This mosque represents the earliest and finest example of Sharquie architecture, and conforms to the general plan of the orthodox mosque. Its most distinguishing feature is the original treatment of the facade of its prayer-hall composed of three large ornamental archways, the central one of which soaring to 23 mts, is gigantic.

Jami Masjid:

The last great mosque of Jaunpur and also its largest, the Jami Masjid was built by Hussain Shah in 1458-78.

Lal Darwaza Masjid:

The construction of this mosque, said to have taken place around 1450, is attributed to Bibi Raji, the queen of Sultan Mahmud Shah. It is built on a much smaller area than the Atala Masjid.

Khalis Mukhlis Masjid:

This was constructed by Malik Mukhlis and Khalis in 1417.

Shahi Bridge:

Constructed by Munim Khan in 1568 this picturesque old bridge spa...


Babatpur Airport (Varanasi) : 38 km.


Located on the Lucknow Varanasi : Mughal Sarai section of Northern Railway, Jaunpur is serviced by the following trains :4227/4228 Varanasi Lucknow Varuna Exp. 3483/3484 Farakka Exp. 2391/2392 Shramjeevi Express.


Accessible by road to all major cities of the State. Some of the major road distances are Varanasi - 58 km. Ayodhya - 142 km, Allahabad - 110 km, Lucknow 228 km, Gorakhpur - 166 km.

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