The three rising domes of Moti Masjid are delightful. A look
at the structure cultivates the feelings like the one after seeing
St. Basils Cathedral in Moscow. The domes which are built in egg
white marble reflects a velvet like appearance - smooth and
Moti Masjid, the mosque, is contained in the Agra Fort Complex. The
complex situated in the vicinity of Yamuna river is one of the most
frequently visited places. Situated towards the east of the city
center the place is easily accessible.
Moti Masjid or the Pearl Mosque was built by the emperor who built
Taj Mahal, Shah Jahan. The mosque as it shined like a pearl got the
popular name of Moti Masjid.The mosque was built by Shahjahan for
his members of the royal court. The three marble domes of the mosque
rest over the red sandstone walls and seen in totality the structure
is inviting. The structure is built taking a good care of its
symmetry. It is grounded to the right of the structure hall
Diwan-E-Aam of the Agra Fort.
The place where Moti Masjid stands is not far from the city center.
There is regular bus service from the Power House Bus Stand.
The place has a railway station of its own. Agra Fort Railway
Station is the one that provides the service.
Agra Airport lies to the south-west of Agra Fort. By air one can
reach the airport and has to travel about 8 kms to reach the Agra