Thousand Lights Mosque

Currently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
  • Address: Royapettah, Peters Road, Peters Colony, Thousand Lights, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600086, India
  • Timings: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Family And Kids

Thousand Lights Mosque - Review

The name of this Chennai attraction is sure to get you intrigues on what this place may actually look like! And the mosque’s story behind its name surely does not disappoint. It sis said that thousand lamps were required to light up the mosque’s assembly hall, from where it derive its name. Other than this delightful fact, this is also one of India’s largest mosque sprawling at an area of three acres. The multi-domed structure of the mosque will strike you the moment you see it.

How To reach Thousand Lights Mosque by Public Transport

  • Kundrathur Market Bus Station

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  • Thousand Lights Mosque Address: Royapettah, Peters Road, Peters Colony, Thousand Lights, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600086, India
  • Thousand Lights Mosque Timing: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm
  • Thousand Lights Mosque Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Thousand Lights Mosque(preferred time): 07:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Thousand Lights Mosque: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Thousand Lights Mosque

  • 0.04% of people who visit Chennai include Thousand Lights Mosque in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Thousand Lights Mosque visit around 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Thousand Lights Mosque


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Thousand Lights Mosque

People normally club together The Theosophical Society and Victory War Memorial while planning their visit to Thousand Lights Mosque.

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Thousand Lights Mosque, Chennai Reviews

  • Thousand Lights Mosque is famous for its architectural splendour. It is said that 1000 oil lamps were lit up to illuminate the hall of the Mosque, which gave it the name ‘Thousand Lights Mosque’. The mosque, built in the year 1820, exhibits a medieval architectural style. The mosque has multi-domes and two towering minarets. The minarets are at a height of about 64 feet above the ground.

  • A huge mosque in the heart of the city, a landmark location in Chennai. Has a decent parking space. One of the oldest mosques in the city.

  • A superb place to attend the Friday sermons. The Chief Shia Qazi explains the current political situation very well. The mosque is old and historical. It has a place for commemoration beside it. People also call it 'Bada Naksha'. It also has a graveyard in its vicinity.

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  • This is a markaz of shia muslims And one of the most famous masjids in chennai

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