Jama Masjid

Currently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
  • Address: Leh, Jammu & Kashmir, India
  • Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-1982252297
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

Jama Masjid - Review

Over three hundred years old and patronized primarily by the Sunni Muslims, the Jama Masjid of Leh is the largest, and most visited mosque in the region. Carved out of stone, it is revered as a temple of ancient heritage, which once welcomed the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, who directed its construction in collaboration with King Deldan Namgyal of Ladakh. This was done as a symbol of the agreement between them – that the Mughal Empire would defend the Ladakhi Kings against invaders.

There is a memorial in its courtyard; named Shahi Hamdan and dedicated to Mir Sayed Ali Hamdani- a respected Sufi Saint. It’s location in the central bazaar makes it easily accessible. Most of the mosque surfaces bear historic and holy inscriptions, and these have endured through the centuries.

Jama Masjid Information

  • The temple is restricted to men.
  • It’s best to visit the Mosque when one is still acclimatising to the environment, in the initial days.

How To reach Jama Masjid by Public Transport

  • Kanwar Nagar

Restaurants Near Jama Masjid

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TripHobo Highlights for Jama Masjid

  • Jama Masjid Address: Leh, Jammu & Kashmir, India
  • Jama Masjid Contact Number: +91-1982252297
  • Jama Masjid Timing: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Jama Masjid Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Jama Masjid(preferred time): 07:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Jama Masjid: 00:30 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Jama Masjid

  • 95% of people who visit Leh include Jama Masjid in their plan

  • 49.23% of people start their Jama Masjid visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Jama Masjid

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jama Masjid

People normally club together Khardung La and Shanti Stupa while planning their visit to Jama Masjid.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Jama Masjid, Leh Reviews

  • Newly Built Jama Masjid, Modern design traditional look

  • Very beautiful mosque in leh..

  • In pic is the old Jamia Masjid of Leh.

  • This is the mosque established himself my King namgyal with his Mongol Allies who came from Central Asia.

  • Old mosque is demolished in July 2017,wen v visited now new will be constructed

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