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General view of the Jami Masjid, Champaner, from the south-west

Photograph of the Jami Masjid at Champaner in
Gujarat, taken by Henry Cousens in the1880s for the Archaeological
Survey of India. The Jami Masjid, built in 1523, is of considerable
architectural importance. The plan is similar to the Jami Masjid in
Ahmadabad, built 75 years earlier. It is rectangular mosque with an
open courtyard. The main entrance to the courtyard is on the east
side in the form …