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Also called Ruby Gate or red Gate mosque, it was built in 1447 by Queen Rajye Bibi and dedicated to Sayyid Ali Dawood Kutubbudin a saint. It is in the palace of Bibi Raji, who was the Queen of Sultan Mahmood Sharqi, a ruler of the Sharqi Dynasty. The Lal Darwaza Masjid, Jaunpur was formed to serve as a private mosque for the Queen. It is in the suburb called Mohalla Laldarwza or Begum Ganj.
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Lal Darwaza (Ruby Gate) Mosque has its origin in the vermilion-painted lofty gateway of Bibi Rajye’s royal palace, that is near-by. Among the three gates, the eastern one - main gate way is the largest and most important. This mosque could be dated back to those of Jama and the Atala Mosques. Despite its simple architecture, this unique Mosque is made of stones nicely blended with bricks as well. The mosque has distinct interior as well as exterior.