Jama Masjid in Delhi

March 19, 2023
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Jama Masjid is a historic mosque located in the heart of Old Delhi, India. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1658, and it is one of the largest mosques in India.

The mosque is made of red sandstone and white marble and has three large domes and two minarets. It can accommodate up to 25,000 worshippers at a time. The central courtyard of the mosque is surrounded by colonnades, and there is a large ablution tank in the center.

The mosque is considered a masterpiece of Mughal architecture and is an important symbol of India’s rich cultural heritage. It is also a popular tourist attraction and a center of Islamic learning in India.

Visitors to the mosque are required to dress modestly and remove their shoes before entering the prayer hall. Non-Muslims are allowed to visit the mosque, but they are not permitted to enter the prayer hall during prayer times.

How to reach Jama Masjid: Closest Metro station is Chandni Chowk station (Yellow Line)
Address: Meena Bazaar, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
Hours: All days of the week From 7am to Noon, from 1.30pm to 6.30pm. Note that none Muslim Tourists are not allowed during prayer hours.
Fees: No Entrance Fee + 200 Rupees for Camera Use.

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