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Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid) -“Heart of Old Delhi”

Delhi is a land of monuments and tourist attraction centre. The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā, popularly named as Jama Masjid of Delhi. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and it should be noted that it is the largest and best-known mosque in India. Large courtyard of the mosque can accommodate around 25 thousand persons at a time. You can see an antique copy of the Qur'an written on deer skin in this mosque.
The architectural design of the mosques is a source of inspiration for designers. You can have a glimpse of the Red Fort from the rampart of the mosque. You can find the old settlements nearby it.
Usually anyone going to visit Red Fort visit this too
This great mosque of Old Delhi is the largest in India, with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. It was begun in 1644 and ended up being the final architectural extravagance of Shah Jahan, the Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort.
The highly decorative mosque has three great gates, four towers and two 40 m-high minarets constructed of strips of red sandstone and
white marble. Travellers can hire robes at the northern gate. This may be the only time you get to dress like a local without feeling like an outsider so make the most of it.

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