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Jama Masjid Agra


Jama Masjid also is known as Jami Masjid in Agra is Situated opposite to the Agra Fort. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan builds this mosque in 1648, and it is said that this mosque was dedicated to Jahanara Begum, his favourite daughter. It is one of the largest mosques in India which was built by the Mughals.


The Jama Masjid at Agra was built during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great. The glorified objective behind its formation explains its structure at a height. Also features a large courtyard where the obedient can gather to pray. Legend has it that Akbar occasionally swept the floor and gave azan, ca for prayer here and on Jun 26, 1579, Akbar even area the khutba himself.

Full Address

Jama Masjid Road, Kinari Bazar, Hing ki Mandi, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003


Type of Place

  • Mosque
  • Historical
  • Monuments

Prefered For

  • Family
  • Senior Citizen
  • Friends


  • Indra Gandhi International Airport, Delhi.
  • Agra Railway Station.

Important Information

  • Opens On All Days. Timing: 6:00 AM To 8:00 PM Entry Fee: Free


  • The architecture is very pleasant. Inside the mosque, the mihrab is flanked by graceful strokes of verses from the Quran. The material of construction, i.e. sandstone and multi coloured marbles, and the Jama Masjid has spacious courtyards and fountains. Beautiful floral patterns along with Persian inscriptions adorn the marble walls of the Masjid.

Things to Buy

  • Carpets, Metal wares, Marble, Leather goods.

Things to Eat

  • MUGHLAI FOODS {all types of Mughlai foods are available}, BEDHAI AND KACHORI {Famous point and area - Panchhi Petha and Baluganj area}, CHAAT {Famous area - Chaat Wali Gali in Sadar bazar}, DAALMOTH {Famous point and area - Panchhi Petha and Baluganj area}, PARANTHAA {Famous spot - Rambabu parantha wale on old Delhi Agra highway}, PETHA {Famous point and area - Panchhi Petha and Baluganj area}.

Things to enjoy

  • One can enjoy the magnificent Islamic structure here. You will see here something different from usual forts of Mughal empire as there is no dome on the monument.