Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid, Jama Masjid tour, Visit Jama Masjid of Gujarat,  Temple tour of Jama Masjid, Religious place of GujaratJama Masjid was construct by Ahmad Shah in 1423 and is placed in the center of the old city.. The mosque was built in the Indo- Saracenic architectural era and is said to be the most beautiful mosque in the East. The mosque has 260 pillars supporting 15 domes arranged symmetrically. A particular characteristic of the mosque is the Muluk-Khana, or the Royal Gallery, which is a platform standing on pillars and enclosed upto the roof with beautiful stone work. The mosque had minarets which were destroyed in an earthquake. The Hindu style of architecture is obviously seen on the walls and the niches of the mosque. There is a spacious courtyard in marble.

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