Jamia Masjid

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  • Address: Jamia Masjid Rd, Nowhatta, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190002, India
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  • Timings: 03:00 pm - 07:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

Jamia Masjid - Review

The Jamia Masjid is a beautiful, simple and yet very beautiful mosque in Srinagar. The reddish building and the green garden stand in beautiful contrast and have a very calm and serene atmosphere to them.

There are 370 wooden pillars to the mosque which makes it a remarkable sight. It is a sacred place as well as a tourist attraction, as a result. Due to its Indo-Saracenic architecture it has become a very important part of the history of architecture in Srinagar as well. The British influences on the structure are worth noting.

Located in the heart of the city, this lovely mosque is a wonderful spiritual site for the traveler. Be sure to visit it to experience its beauty as well as the calmness it has.

Jamia Masjid Information

  • Both Men and women will have to cover their heads while visiting the mosque.
  • You should be dressed appropriately and make sure that your shoulders or knees are not showing.

How To reach Jamia Masjid by Public Transport

  • Nowhatta Stop (BUS)

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  • Jamia Masjid Address: Jamia Masjid Rd, Nowhatta, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190002, India
  • Jamia Masjid Timing: 03:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Jamia Masjid Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Jamia Masjid: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Jamia Masjid

  • 64.13% of people who visit Srinagar include Jamia Masjid in their plan

  • 86.84% of people start their Jamia Masjid visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Jamia Masjid

Monday, Friday and Sunday

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

People normally club together Badamwari Garden and Nagin Lake while planning their visit to Jamia Masjid.

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

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Jamia Masjid, Srinagar Reviews

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  • Good architecture.. Very peaceful environment eye catching wooden work... surrounded by local market

  • The architectural Work of the mosque is quiet remarkable n the garden N pond in the centre is beautiful to watch.

  • The Jama Masjid of Srinagar is situated at Nowhatta, in the middle of the old city. An important mosque in Srinagar, it was built by Sultan Sikandar in 1400 AD. Later, the son of Sultan Sikandar, Zain-ul-Abidin got the mosque extended. The attractions of the Jama Masjid of Srinagar, Kashmir include beautiful Indo-Saracenic architecture, a magnificent courtyard and 370 wooden pillars. Another feature of the mosque is the peace and tranquility inside it, standing out against the hustle of the old bazaars around it. Thousands of Muslims assemble at the mosque every Friday to offer their prayers.  Jamia Masjid is known as one of the sacred shrines of Islamic followers. Be it the holiness or the constructional elegance, Jamia Masjid is quite unparalleled in every aspect. Comprised of 370 pillars of wood, Jamia Masjid symbolizes one of the best architectural specimen which survived the ravages of time ever since it was constructed in the valley of Jammu & Kashmir.  While looking into the origin and construction of Jamia Masjid, the name of Maharaja Pratap Singh comes several times as it was during his Kingdom that the maintenance and repair works of the Mosque was carried out. Pratap Singh enthusiastically encouraged the re-construction of Jamia Masjid many a time and even offered financial assistance too.

  • Different and unique architecture We don't see this style of architecture in other masjids in India. It's really special and different. Spread out with large interiors located in the middle of old city. A must visit place.

  •  2018 edition of Wiki Loves Monuments photography competition is now open! Help improve the coverage on Indian cultural heritage in Wikipedia!   Open main menu  Search Edit Watch this page Read in another language Jamia Masjid, Srinagar Page issues ‹ The template Infobox religious building is being considered for merging. › Jamia Masjid (Urdu: جامع مسجد سرینگر‬‎) is a mosque in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India. It is situated at Nowhatta in the middle of the Old City, and was built by Sultan Sikandar Shah Kashmiri Shahmiri in 1394 CE, under the order of Mir Mohmmad Hamadani, son of Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani.[1] Sultan Sikhandar's son Zain-ul-Abidin extended the Jama Masjid by including turret. It has similarities to Buddhist pagodas and is constructed in Persian style. Jamia Masjid is located in a historical area (famous as "Downtown AreaS) which also was central zone to the religio-political life in Srinagar. Jamia Masjid جامع مسجد سرینگر‬Basic informationLocationSrinagarGeographic coordinates34.098352°N 74.809180°EAffiliationIslamArchitectural typeMosqueSpecificationsLength120 metres (390 ft)Width120 metres (390 ft)  The courtyard of the Jama Masjid, Srinagar. Hari Parbat is visible in the background. Architecture See also References Last edited 25 days ago by Kpgjhpjm RELATED ARTICLES Jama Masjid, Delhi mosque of India Makkah Masjid, Hyderabad mosque in India Jama Mosque, Ahmedabad mosque of India  Content is available under CC BY-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted. Terms of Use Privacy Desktop

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