Jama Masjid Delhi Pictures

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Google Plus
  • Email
  • RSS

jama masjid delhi

Jama Masjid Delhi

The Masjid-i Jahan-Numa (Persian for ‘World-reflecting Mosque’), commonly known as the Jama Masjid, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi.

jama masjid delhi
Entrance

It was commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, and completed in the year 1656 AD.

jama masjid delhi
Prayer Hall inside the Mosque

delhi unesco world heritage sites
View from the courtyard

The mosque also houses several relics in a closet near the North Gate, including an antique copy of the Quran written on deer skin.

delhi unesco world heritage sites
Courtyard

The Mosque was built at a cost of 10 Lakh INR.

delhi unesco world heritage sites
School Kids cutting across the courtyard

delhi unesco world heritage sites
Tourists in goofy gowns

, , , ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply