About Jama Masjid, Agra

Reflecting the royalty and grandeur of the Mughal empire, the Jama Masjid or Friday Mosque, is a significant mosque for the Muslims in Agra. The monument is constructed with a combination of marble and red sandstone that adds to the beauty and charm of the Islamic architecture. The structure took 6 years to build and is deeply ingrained in the historical soil making it a popular attraction. The incredible artistic brilliance and the onion-shaped dome stimulate a peaceful atmosphere. It is a place for experiencing the tranquillity and peace observed in silence after the prayers are performed. One of the biggest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid is visited by both locals and tourists.

Must See

  • The onion-shaped dome and the blend of Islamic architecture revealing the rich heritage of the Mughal empire.
  • The semiprecious stones such as marble and red sandstone included in the construction reflecting the grandeur and royalty.
  • A place of worship inducing a sense of tranquility and serenity contributing to the peaceful atmosphere.

How to reach

5.5 km can be reached by taking a car or taxi with fare INR 250 to 400 or local transport like autorickshaw or hand-pulled rickshaw at the fare of INR 80 to 100.

Tips

  • Stay hydrated to beat the heat.
  • Maintain discipline within the premises.
  • Dress modestly before entering the mosque.
  • Relax and enjoy a peaceful atmosphere.
  • Experience tranquility.
  • Greet everyone with respect.
  • Maintain the serenity of the place.
  • Do not miss out on the breathtaking view of the monument.
  • Take a stroll around for the picturesque beauty encompassing the place.

Visit Time

Sunday:       6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Monday:      6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday:      6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:     6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday:          6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday:     6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Waiting Time

None

 

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Entrance Fee

No

 

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Time you can spend

1 to 2 hours

 

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Weather

Mist 31.03°C

 

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