Jama Masjid Delhi
Jama Masjid Delhi
The ‘Masjid-I Jahan-Numa’ or Jama Masjid in Delhi is the biggest mosque in India worked by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The mosque has a large number of explorers every year on the sacred event of Eid to offer unique Namaz toward the beginning of the day. With a limit of 25 thousand individuals in the patio, Jama Masjid stretches out for around 1200 square meters in zone with three entryways, four pinnacles and two minarets which are forty meters high. Syed Abdul Ghafoor Shah Bukhari, an Imam from Uzbekistan, initiated the mosque. Tragically, non-Muslims are not permitted inside the Masjid during Namaz contributions.
Jama Masjid is arranged in the more established piece of Delhi, presently called Chandni Chowk and encompassed by delightful Mughal structures. It took a tremendous development cost of 1,000,000 rupees at that point, 5,000 specialists and six years (1650-1656) to finish. To arrive at the passage one needs to climb 121 stages which are loaded up with food and bookstalls at night. The huge focal vault is a remarkable case of Islamic design. J Sadaullah Khan who was the Wazir (PM) during Shah Jahan’s standard directed the development of the mosque. Actually signifying “World Reflecting Mosque.”, the mosque was the remainder of Shah Jahan’s great assortment of engineering endeavors, after the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort.
Best time to visit: The festival of Eid is most vibrant timig to visit Jama Masjid.
How to Reach: Jama Masjid station on the violet line is the closest metro station right around 300 meters away. Chawri Bazar metro station on the yellow line is 500 meters from the mosque. There is a devoted DTC transport stop at Jama Masjid and furthermore the Red Fort (600 meters) with AC and Non-AC transports utilizing to practically all pieces of the city.
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