Royal Mosque of Emperors

Jama Masjid, Delhi
Its spectacular sight can be viewed from any building in Old Delhi. It stands a high ground for Muslims living India and abroad. Jama Masjid is one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India. Once a royal mosque of Mughal emperors Jama Masjid was known as 'Masjid-i-Jahan Numa. 
Jama Masjid's magnificent courtyard is capable of holding 25,000 devotees. Mughal emperor Shahjahan who built Taj Mahal also build this largest mosque of India. 
Largest Mosque of India
Biggest Mosque Courtyard in India
Jama Masjid has three gates, four towers and 40 meter high minarets. People can climb to the minarets after paying fees. The minarets consist of five storeys, each with a protruding balcony. 
Minarets with protruding balcony 
40 meter high minarets
Badshahi Masjid (mosque) of Pakistan which was built by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb has a similar architectural plan like Jama Masjid. Travellers visiting this great mosque can hire robes at the north gate which also gives a glimpse of small shops with delicious non-vegetarian food. 
Namaz in Jama Masjid 
Gate Facing Iconic Red Fort
Inner Area of Prayer
chandelier
Jama Masjid

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