Monday, 9 January 2012

Kadam Rasool, Cuttack

Kadam Rasool is a famous mosque located in the vicinity of the old quarters in the Cuttack city. The domed mosque is spread over an area of 57 acres. The origin of Kadam-I-Rasool, in the Cuttack city of Orissa, can be traced back to the eighteenth century. The mosque holds a lot of religious significance in the eyes of Muslim devotees, as it contains the footprints of Prophet Mohammad, which have been preserved in the central hall. 

Quadam Rasool also serves as the epitome of the magnificent Indo-Islamic architecture. It is the most prominent Muslim cemetery in Cuttack and has the graves of many Nazists. People believe that a Hindu king had established this holy shrine for the Muslim community. Quadam-I-Rasool mosque is visited by Hindus as well as Muslims. It basically consists of three mosques, along with the Nawabat Khana (music gallery)............

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