Jama Masjid in Delhi India, Mughal Architecture
jama masjid : Monuments in Delhi

 Jama Masjid : India's Largest Islamic Congregation Place

Address Meena Bazaar, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi.


ReasonsReasons to be here -
Religious propensities, pan-vision ethos and exploration!


Entry Fees Entry Fee -
Free (Tourists not allowed during prayer hours)


Visitors Timings Timings-
All days of the week: 07:00 AM-12:00 PM, 01:30 PM-06:30 PM


Travel DirectionWay to reach -
Situated in the heart of Delhi, the old Delhi, you can get off the metro at Chawari Bazar Metro Station and take a rickshaw to reach your destination.


Traveller's PickTraveller's Pick - About Jama Masjid


Masjid-i-Jahan Numa or as it is globally known, Jama Masjid means the mosque commanding a view of the entire world. Jama Masjid is the largest Islamic congregation place in India. It was build under the watch of one of the greatest Muslim rulers, the great Shah Jahan, and was completed in 1656 AD. With legion of over 5000 craftsmen who broke sweat day in day out to construct a beautiful example of superior Mughal architecture, Jama Masjid substantiate the human necessity to have a guide, a higher power to help them wade through the part called life.


The architectural design of Jama Masjid has key segments such as; three gates, two minarets - 40 meters in height and four towers. Constructed with red sand stone and white marbles bearing stripes of black color, the minarets are the focal points of this mosque. On top of the minarets a person can experience and exhilarating view of Meena bazaar. As a part of ritual, Namaz is recited on Fridays in the prayer hall of Jama Masjid. Considered as the holiest day of the week the congregational on Friday is also called the Yaum Al-Jum'a.


People from various ethnicities and school of thoughts visit Jama Masjid to find the missing link between truths and illusions, intellect and intuitions and despair and resuscitation.


"Glorious symbol of Islamic sects and mores, Jama-Masjid, the mosque is a quintessential conglomeration of religion, reverence, humanity and belief."


NearbyNearby Attractions -

Food joints - Culinary voyage near Jama-Masjid surpasses all other food offerings that you have experienced till now. Try Karim's, Al-Jawahar, Paranthe Wali Gali and the street food.

Tombs - Do visit Razia Begum Tomb and Ghaziuddins Tomb situated within a kilometer stretch.


TipTRAVELER'S ESSENTIALS -

Carrying a camera will cost you 300 Rs, so be ready to tax your pockets if you are shutter fanatics. Also remember to keep your footwear in your bag before entering the Mosque to save unjust charge of 10-200 bucks.


Delhi Map - Jama Masjid
Hotels near Jama Masjid
Hotel Green Castle
Address: 1418 LOTHIAN ROAD KASHMERE GATE New Delhi 110006 Delhi
Distance: 2.1 km
Phone: 011 2391 4735
Website: www.hotelgreencastle.com
 
New Royal Hotel
Address: 1643, Shyama Prasad Mukherji Marg, New Delhi, DL 110006
Distance: 2.5 km
Phone: 011 2396 3233
Website: www.newroyalhotel.co.in
 
Hotel Tara Palace
Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi, DL 110006
Distance: 0.4 km
Phone: 099 58 397483
Website: www.tarapalacedelhi.com
 
Comfort Inn The President
Address: 4/23 B, Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110002
Distance: 2.2 km
Phone: 011 4283 1666
Website: www.comfortinn.com
 
Hotel Broadway
Address: 4/15A, Asaf Ali Road, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, 110002
Distance: 2.0 km NW
Phone: 011 4366 3600
Website: www.hotelbroadwaydelhi.com

Restaurants near Jama Masjid
Afreen and Zayed Sweets
Mithais
Timings: 2pm to Midnight
Meal for two - Rs. 150/-
Address: 376, Near Hussain Chicken Corner, Jama Masjid, Delhi
Phone: 9350217460
 
Akbar Pakwaan
Bakery & Confectionery
Timings: Noon to 6pm
Meal for two - Rs. 100/-
Address: Shop No. 14, Bazaar Matia Mahal, Jama Masjid, Delhi
 
Al Jawahar Restaurant
Mughlai
Timings: 7am to Midnight
Meal for two - Rs. 800/-
Address: 8, Bazaar Matia Mahal, Opp. Gate 1, Jama Masjid, Delhi
Phone: 23264126, 23275987, 23261341
 
Cool Point
Ice Cream, Mithais
Timings: 2pm to Midnight
Meal for two - Rs. 200/-
Address: 972, Main Road, Bazar Matia Mahal, Opp. Gate No.1, Jama Masjid, Delhi
Phone: 9350217460
 
Haji Shabrati Nihariwale
Street Food (Nihari)
Timings: 5pm to 11pm
Meal for two - Rs. 150/-
Address: 722, Haveli Azam Khan, Fatehpuri, Jama Masjid, Delhi
 
Hotel Maaidah
North Indian
Timings: 5pm to 11.30pm
Meal for two - Rs. 300/-
Address: Chooriwalan, Jama Masjid, Delhi
 
Jawahar Hotel
North Indian (Mughlai)
Timings: 7am to 12.30am
Meal for two - Rs. 350/-
Address: 65, Bazaar Matia Mahal, Jama Masjid, Delhi
Phone: 9910871876
 
Kallan Sweets
Mithais, Snacks
Timings: 7am to Midnight
Meal for two - Rs. 100/-
Address: 4-5, Bazaar Matia Mahal, Opp. Gate No.1, Jama Masjid, Delhi
Phone: 9811417432
 
Karim's
North Indian
Timings: 7am to 3.30pm, 6pm to 11pm
Meal for two - Rs. 500/-
Address: 16, Gali Kebabian, Jama Masjid, Delhi
Phone: 23264981, 23243342-43
 
Mughal Darbar
North Indian
Timings: 8am to 1am
Meal for two - Rs. 500/-
Address: 9-10, Bazaar Matia Mahal, Jama Masjid, Delhi
Phone: 23269241
 
Saeed Nihari
Street Food (Nihari)
Timings: 6am to 10pm
Meal for two - Rs. 200/-
Address: Baradari, 460/63, Ballimaran, Jama Masjid, Delhi
 
Sheeren Bhawan
Mithais, Namkeen, Snacks
Timings: 6am to Midnight
Meal for two - Rs. 70/-
Address: 1466/67, Bazar Chitli Qabar, Jama Masjid, Delhi
Phone: 9818223714, 9958662226
 
Amici
Cafe, Italian
Timings: 11am to 11pm
Meal for two - Rs. 1200/-
Address: 47, Khan Market, New Delhi
Phone: 43587193

Railway Stations near Jama Masjid