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Jama Masjid

#Mosque in Delhi

The Jama Masjid in Delhi is one of the most largest and prominent mosques in India. This architectural beauty was constructed under the reign of Shah Jahan, commissioned by the Emperor himself. More than five thousand labourers and artisans were required to conceive and complete this grand project.

The mosque is constructed from red sandstone and white marble. The skeletal structure of the mosque consists of four towers and two towering minarets, each measuring forty metres. A typical characteristic of the Mughal style of architecture, the roof the mosque is composed of gigantic domes. Jama Masjid has ample open space, and can accommodate upto 25000 devotees. Beautiful pieces of calligraphy adorn the walls of mosque. This mosque is one of the highlights in any tourist's itinerary. Jama Masjid is one destination which must surely be visited.

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Location:
Delhi
Delhi, India
Best time to visit Delhi: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
28.6506839°N, 77.2333053°E
Distance from Delhi city center to Jama Masjid
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1:30 – 6:30 PM

Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1:30 – 6:30 PM

Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1:30 – 6:30 PM

Thursday: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1:30 – 6:30 PM

Friday: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1:30 – 6:30 PM

Saturday: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1:30 – 6:30 PM

Sunday: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1:30 – 6:30 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Jama Masjid..

Overall Rating:4.3

reviews
  '5' out of 5
"This mosque is also known as the Jama mosque. This was built by the Mughal emperor Sahjan, in the year 1658. Total cost to made this mosque in that era was about 10crore. The total area of this mosque is 26,000 square feet."
  '5' out of 5
"One Of Best architecture of mughals.. but maintenance is less.. near to red fort . Amazing view from the top of Masjid's minarat. "
  '5' out of 5
"Masha allah .. Khuda ne bhot achi chiz bana h .Jaha koi galat kr ni sakta .or bhot sukoon milta hai .allah ke raste m to nekiyaa hi mili hai i love jama masjid .."
  '5' out of 5
"I loved to visit this place everytime because of the food street surrounding nearby jama masjid "
  '5' out of 5
"This is a very Grand Historic Mosque. It architectural design is un predictably awesome. The centre of this mosque has a waterpool for wazooh and has a very large courtyard. The decorative items used are delicate. The wall has engraved writings. This mosque is very popular in the world "

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