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Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid)

6 km North of Connaught Pl. | across from Lal Qila, New Delhi, India
+91 11 2336 5358
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Emperor Shah Jahan, who also built the Taj Mahal, commissioned this mosque in 1644. It remains the largest mosque in India.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6 km North of Connaught Pl. | across from Lal Qila, New Delhi, India
Chandni Chowk
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+91 11 2336 5358
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"red fort"
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"red sandstone and white marble"
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"remove your shoes"
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"mughal emperor"
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"small fee"
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"steep steps"
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"impressive building"
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"holy place"
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"visit this place"
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"prayer"
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Reviewed today via mobile

The grand mosque built by Shah Jahan attracts tourists from all over the world . Built of red sandstone and marble it has got the space to accommodate 25000 people at a time to offer their Friday prayers . Located in Chandni Chowk ,a thoroughly...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Mosque in itself was nice but too much people trying to sell tickets for shoes keeping or camera or not clear what. This charge seems ONLY for tourists. It is not really clear and for sure you have to pay something... Most of indians...More

Thank Lovegoodfoodgoodwine
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Being charged an obligatory 300 rupees each a smart phone, to enter a 'free' mosque is a total rip off. We've spent five weeks travelling through India, we've never been charged extra for a camera when all we had were smart phones. But we were...More

Thank KFCB
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This mosque is beautiful when you see it from far. We wanted to see it from inside... but already when taking out our shoes somebody with a strange attitude (he wanted to take the ticket back) asks you to pay a fee of 300 rupees...More

Thank sabinesanya
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jama Masjid is connected via Delhi metro - stn Jama Masjid, bus and taxi. Spend a evening at this place and witness the beauty. Buy a ticket and from top of the tower you can view the Old Delhi. The market at the entrance offers...More

Thank Rohit J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go in as a tourist, they will force you to put on certain clothing which was rather ikkie for both me and my wife. Extremely uncomfortable feeling inside this place. Dont know why people make a mosque that is still in use no...More

Thank Sujeet M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a foreigner, I have never seen such an inhospitable “tourist attraction” throughout my time in India. We were forcibly asked to pay 300 rupees to enter while non-foreigners walked in with their cameras for no charge. One of the guards even used force on...More

Thank Philip B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it is one of the largest mosque in india there was lot of nakkashi work inside the mosque beside this there was a wazu khana in the mosque where people can prepare himself for namaz

Thank kashif p
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s the largest masjid in India. With many gates. You can see the beautiful Islamic art. There is a basin for wodho (ablution). But foreigners should pay 300 INR fees for entry.

Thank Adnan_FJ
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the mosque on a Sunday, took off our shoes and put them in our bags, on trying to enter we where met by a man trying to make us pay 300rs each. His maner was very intimidating, we explained that we were not...More

Thank keith h
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Annieartblue
25 April 2016|
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Response from 263dob | Reviewed this property |
There is no entry fee for the Mosque,but it will cost RS100 to leave your footwear.If you want to go to the top of the minaret it is also RS 100,money well spent in my opinion the view is unique. I assume there is an... More
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