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Jama Masjid, Overview from Minarets (tower)
New Delhi
Jama Masjid, You are actually looking 6 different window opens from inside this minaret (tower), looking across the courtyard you can see the matching tower. On a clear day like this you also get a good view of the Red Fort. 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.
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Uploaded: 13/05/2010
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