One of the famous mosque :- Jama Masjid
Shah Jahan build the Jama Masjid between 1650 to 1656 . This is the last monument which had built by Shah Jahan. Its name Jama means ” Friday”. Its original name is ” Masjid e Jahan Numa”. It was constructed under the supervision of “Saadullah khan ( pradhan mistri). Approx one million rupees was the cost of this mosque.
5000 workers had take part in its construction.
Specification of this mosque:-
Capacity :- 25000+
Length :- 40 metres
Width:- 27 metres
used material:- Sandstone, marble
Mosque considered as the best mosque as compare to other mosque in Mughal Period.
Jama Masjid situated in Old Delhi. Old Delhi is very famous tourist place in Delhi. It is famous for its food, street food specially non vegetarian food like Kababs, Fried Chiken and lots of other things. Dessert of Old Delhi is marvelous like Daulat ki chat and one of my favorite Mohabbat ka Sharbat, Yaar please give a try to this really you love it.
Jama Masjid is the very famous tourist place also. So many foreigner come in Delhi to see Jama Masjid. Realy this is one of the Gems of Delhi. Shah Jahan Shifted his capital Agra to Delhi and made a new city, Shahjahanabad, at eastern bank of Yamuna. Red Fort and Friday Masjid (Jama Masjid) was built y Shahjahan at that time.
Today, the Friday mosque of old Delhi continues to carry out its congregational function, while the grand imperial gesture that it embodied serves as a reminder of the city’s history.