Jama Masjid8454 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Meena Bazaar, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
- Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
- Phone: +91-1123365358
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Landmark, Architecture
Emperor Shah Jahan built the Jama Masjid (Place of Prayer) in the Old Delhi. It was the most important mosque of Old Delhi in 1656 and it remains the most cherished and revered one even today. This makes it a very important place for Indian Muslims as well as Muslims from other countries. Jama Masjid is also home to several lyrics from the Mughal period and hence an interesting place to visit but what most people are mesmerized by is the grandiose construction.
The architecture is simply exquisite with beautiful marble minarets and brown arches adorning it. The strong iron door at the entrance is an impressive structure. There are intricate carvings in many places in the interior of the Masjid. The main yard is so huge it can hold up to 25000 people at the same time making it a very powerful place of worship. There are a lot of beautifully constructed steps in many places that make the Masjid distinctive in appearance. Jama Masjid has inextricably linked with the history and culture of Delhi and hence a very significant place of visit for any Delhi tourist.
A mosque that has retained to be Delhi’s most important mosque since the 16th century, the Jama Masjid holds a lot of significance. There are no Jama Masjid Tickets or Tickets for Jama Masjid. However, you can club this popular attraction with other famous ones by one of our many brilliant Delhi tours. To buy tickets for Jama Masjid or the ones for its adjoining attractions check out our tours and Jama Masjid ticket prices at our tickets segment, now!
Jama Masjid Travel Tips
- The southern entry of the mosque has a flight of steps, and the eastern passage of the mosque was the original country passageway and it has 774 steps. So the masjid may not be accessible to everyone.
- Entry is Free, but photography is charged INR 200.
- Tourists not allowed during prayer hours.
Entrance Ticket Details For Jama Masjid
- Photography: Rs. 200
How to Reach Jama Masjid
- Nearest Metro Station: Chawri Bazaar
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53.44% of people who visit Delhi include Jama Masjid in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
31.35% of people start their Jama Masjid visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Jama Masjid
83.99% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jama Masjid