Thursday, September 17, 2009

The Jami Masjid

Location: Fateh Pur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh)
Built in: 1572 AD
Significance: One of The Largest Mosques Of India

One of the largest mosques in India, Jami Masjid was built in 1571 AD. Inside, there is a vast congregational coutyard. To the right, at the corner, is the Jammat Khana Hall and next ot this is the tomb of the royal ladies. To the left of the Jami Masjid is the Stone Cutters’ mosque, the oldest place of worship at Fateh Pur Sikri. It is entered through the eastern entrance known as the Buland Darwaza.
The Jama Masjid in Fatehpur Sikri is one of the most beautiful mosques in the world. Built under the supervision of the saint and his descendants, the mosque was completed in 1571. Presently Ahle Sunnat Wala Jamaat Barelwi Imam leads the Prayer to thousands of Muslims.

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