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Jama Masjid, Delhi

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Location Chawri Bazaar, Delhi, India
Reach There Metro (Chawri Bazaar Metro Station)
FeeNo entry fee, Camera & Video (each 300), Tower 100
Visiting TimeFor Non-Muslims (8:00AM-½hr before sunset), Minaret (9:00AM-5.30PM)

This famous monument was constructed at Chawri Bazaar during the Mughal period. It is located near Chandni Chowk at the center of Old Delhi. It was built in 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It has many entrances leading to the prime worship deck. The mosque was exquisitely designed in Mughal Architectural style with two minarets and a few domes in onion shape. The giant upper floor can hold up to 25,000 people at a time.

You will find vendors selling various items which include clothes, accessories, household goods, cosmetics, electronic products and many other things in the surroundings of Jama Masjid. First time visitors need to be careful from pick pocketers in the market. There are many eating outlets in the vicinity including the well known restaurant Karim’s.

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