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Jama Masjid, Delhi

Jama Masjid, Delhi in New Delhi

The mosque has three great gates, four towers and two 40 m high minarets constructed of strips of red sandstone and white marble. The northern gate has 39 steps and the southern side has 33 steps. The eastern gate was the rural entrance and it has 35 steps. Out of all these gateways, the eastern one, which was used by the emperors, remains closed during weekdays.[8] The mosque is built on a red sandstone porch, which is about 30 feet (9.1 m) from ground level and spreads over 1200 square metre.

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New Delhi

Delhi, India
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77.2333053°N, 28.6506839°E
Distance from New Delhi to Jama Masjid, Delhi
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Opening 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

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Overall Rating:4.3

  '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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