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Jama Masjid, Entry Gate 1
New Delhi
The Jama Masjid in Delhi is the largest mosque in India and was built between 1644 and 1658 during the reign of Shah Jahan. Originally known as the Masjid-i-Jahanuma, or 'mosque commanding view of the world', the mosque is built of colossal proportions and has a courtyard, which can accommodate 25,000 devotees. Made of sandstone and white marble, the mosque has three gateways, two 40m high minarets and four towers. This is Gate number-1 on the south side.
Copyright: Roger Berry
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6910x3455
Taken: 15/05/2010
Uploaded: 15/05/2010
Updated: 12/06/2014
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