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Jama Masjid

Construction Started: 1644

Construction Completed: 1656

Cost of Construction: 1 million rupees

Who Built It: Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan

Maintained By: Delhi Waqf Board

Where is it Located: Delhi, India

Structure Type: Mosque

Dimensions: 80m in length; 27m in width; 41m in its highest point

Materials Used: Red Sandstone, Marble

Architectural Style: Islamic

Architect: Ustad Khalil

Capacity: 25,000

Visit Timing: 7am to 12pm, 1:30pm to 6:30pm, and all days of the week

Entry Fee: Free entry, Rs. 200-300 photography charge, Rs. 100 from climbing the southern minaret

Visit Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid is one of the oldest and largest mosques in the workd, in general and India in particular. The 'Masjid-I Jahan-Numa' or Jama Masjid  that means World Reflecting Mosque in the local language that hosts thousands of pilgrims every year on the ocassion of Eid, where the mosques are filled with book stalls and food. It gathers a huge number of people who offer prayers and offerings here. It is situated in Chandni Chwok in Old Delhi that is surrounded by the beautiful Mughal structures which tool a huge construction cost and depicts an outstanding Islamic architecture. If you want to reach Jama Masjid conveniently, then you will have to reach out to the station of Jama Masjid that lies on the Violet Line. The best time to pay a visit to Jama Masjid is during the winter season as the summers are sweltering in Delhi. You must leave your footwear outside, dress up decently, and maintain the peaceful decorum when inside the Jama Masjid.

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