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Jama Masjid, Agra

#3 of 17 in Historic Sites in Agra
World heritage site · Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Religious Site
Stop by Jama Masjid and admire one of the largest mosques in India. The mosque, also referred to as the “Friday mosque,” is an extremely popular pilgrimage site for devotees. Emperor Shah Jahan built the mosque in 1648, in honor of his daughter Jahanara Begum. Admire the intricate Iranian architecture of the mosque, which took six years and over 5,000 workers to complete. Visitors must dress appropriately; knees should be covered and shoes removed upon arrival. Make Jama Masjid part of your personalized Agra itinerary using our Agra road trip app.
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  • Jama Masjid (the mosque of Friday), Delhi is the nation's biggest and maybe its most glorious mosque. It remains across the street from Red Fort. The incredible mosque of Old Delhi is the last design....  more »
  • Beautiful place to visit. Steeped in history. You will take your shoes off to get in. Watch having to give tips as the minimum tends to be 100 rupees or be prepared for them to give it back to...  more »
  • One of the oldest Mosque in Delhi. BEAUTIFUL AND GIGANTIC HOLY MOSQUE.
  • It's a very beautiful mosque.This mosque was built by princess Jahanara begam daughter of Mughal emperor Shahjahan.very peaceful place besides Agra fort station.At the time of Mughal era it was used to be royal mosque for the Mughal Badshah.

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