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.
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|
|Namaz in Jama Masjid|
|Gate Facing Iconic Red Fort|
|Inner Area of Prayer|