Jama Masjid Lucknow

Jama Masjid

Sultan Ahmed Shah built Jama Masjid in the year 1423. It is also called Jami Masjid and is a sacred place for Islam followers. The mosque has a splendid design and architecture built in yellow sandstone, a fusion of Muslim and Hindu architecture. The monument is built on 260 pillars and has 15 curved domes. The mosque houses the tomb of Sultan Ahmed Shah, located on the eastern side the mosque. Jama Masjid has tremendous cultural and historical heritage importance for the entire country. During Id and Muharram, the mosque is crowded with hundreds of tourists.The masjid is situated next to the Chhota Imambara. After visiting the mosque, you see the Imambara. No fee is taken from the tourists for visiting the mosque; however, they must follow some rules and instructions to respect the holiness of the shrine.


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