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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
6 km North of Connaught Pl. | across from Lal Qila, New Delhi, India
+91 11 2336 5358
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 May 2013

When I was browsing the reviews on the Jamaa Masjid on trip advisor made me very anxious and distraught about going there. I have been to and prayed in many mosques around the world, from Istanbul to Cairo and never had a bad experience even...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 February 2015

The Jama Masjid in Delhi is located in a very congested are of old Delhi, very near to the Chandni Chowk market and the Chawri Bazaar. Made up of marble and red sand stone, this huge mosque was constructed by Mughal Emperor ShahJahan during 1650-56....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the Mughal Emperor Sahjahan's iconic creation. It is the largest masjid in India and made by red sand stone with beautiful design of Arabic calligraphy. A large courtyard is really impressive. It is great opportunity to get a birds eye view of Old...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went on a Private Old and New Delhi Full-Day Combo Tour today (see separate Review) and no visit to Old Delhi would be complete without visiting the Jama Masjid Mosque which is conveniently located close to the Red Fort. There is no entrance fee...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i suggest all people to wear a long dress or some polite clothes before enter this place.. this place is so good.. nice view and big.. i love this place :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good place to visit when in old Delhi the mosque is the biggest in Delhi maybe even Asia. This is built by the same man who built the Taj Mahal. As he could not stand to be in Agra after his wife...More

Thank reeceyb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice stop at the Jama Masjid mosque when visiting the Old Delhi. Very crowded however and lots of tourists. Try and come early or late in the afternoon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Early bird visit enabled us to enjoy peace of this great building. Usefully guided which enabled us to learn more about Islam and its interpretation in this country!

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the largest mosque in India built by Shah Jahan over 350 years ago. It is an island of calm in Old Delhi and interesting to visit. You'll need to leave your footwear at the entrance and also be modestly dressed (if not attendants...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jama Masjid represents the colour and mood of old Delhi to the most. Such vibrance and such a medley of activities is bound to attract any visitor. And if course it is a photographer's delight

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first stop in Delhi. Friendly attendants issue you with robes if you are not adequately covered. Its an interesting mosque where we learnt the difference between the types of mosque domes, Moghul, onion or Hindu garlic with the stripes down the side!! Its a...More

Thank megpage2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.. after experiencing the chaos of the Old Delhi streets it is a very tranquil place to chill for a while on your tour of Old/New Delhi. You need to be respectably covered and a covering is provided if your shorts are too short. This...More

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21 August 2018|
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Response from kris_paula_vb | Reviewed this property |
From early in the morning, dintise, the mossue will be open.
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