Jama Masjid, New Delhi

The Jama Masjid popularly known as Friday Mosque, it was built in the mid-1600s by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and located near Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi. Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques in India and considered to be one of the most beautiful mosque in india. The Mosque can accommodate approximately 25,000 - 30,000 worshippers in the courtyard. There are two minarets standing 40m high, one of which can be climbed for amazing views.

Jama Masjid which stands hardly 500 meters away from the Red Fort is a beautiful representation of Ismalic architectural style, also a mixture of cultural styles, both Muslim and Hindu.

Note : that as with all mosques, modest dress is required. Men in shorts are provided material to tie around their waist to cover up. All females (regardless of how they are dressed) are provided complimentary gowns at the gate, which must be worn during the visit. All visitors must remove their footwear before entering the mosque.

Entrance to the Jama Masjid is free of cost, but if visit on top of minar (minarets) the charge is 30 INR per person.

Location

West of Red Fort, Delhi - Nearest Metro Station is Chawri Bazaar

Entry Fees

Free | No Ticket

Timings

7:00 AM to 6:30 PM, During prayer hours tourists was not allowed inside the mosque

Photography

300 INR, to get the camera inside.

Days Closed

None

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