India is mainly known for its diverse cultures. Even though there is a majority of Hindu religion, there are world-famous Churches and Mosques also. Mughal emperors like Akbar, Mohammad Gani, and many of them have spread Islamic religion across India. These are the five world famous mosques across India.
1. Jama -masjid, Srinagar
A spectacular courtyard with three seventy wooden pillars, the architecture here symbolize the charm of Jama Masjid. It was built-in 1394 AD by Sultan Sikandar Shah Kashmiri Shahmiri. It is a precious gem in treasure of Jammu &Kashmir tourism, it has greenery spread across the Mosque, It Is situated on the nowhatta in middle of old city, It gathers 35,000 people for offering prayers. There is beautiful scenery portrayed when the mosque gets covered in snow during winters. It bangs the first place in India for its scenic beauty by its Indo-Saracenic architecture.
2. JAMA-MASJID, DELHI
Jama masjid, Delhi is one of the biggest mosques in India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656, it got completed in 1656 AD in old Delhi and was inaugurated by an emperor from Uzbekistan. It has three gigantic gates, four towers and two 40 meters high Minars beautifully crafted with strips of red sandstone and white marble.
More than 25,000 people can offer prayers.There are three domes on the top and by the two Minars. On the floor, a total of 900 black borders get marked for worshippers. It is a masterpiece given to us by Shah-Jahan who built Taj-Mahal.
3. MAKKAH-MASJID, Hyderabad
Hyderabad is famous for Charminar and Golkonda fort but Hyderabad is also famous for its Makkah Masjid. It is the one of the largest mosques in India. It formed the centerpiece around which the Hyderabad city got planned out by Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah. Of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, insisted bricks to be made from the soil brought from Mecca, the sacred site of Islam and used them in construction of the arch of the mosque, thus giving the mosque its name. It is enough to accommodate 10,000 worshipers at a time. It is the sacred mosque for offering prayers.
4. TAJ-UL- MASJID, BHOPAL
Taj-ul- Masjid, It is the one of the largest mosque in the central India town of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. 1,75,000 worshipers can worship at a time.it is an 19th century beautiful Monument. It offers an elegant view of the two white minarets. The Mosque has a pink facade topped by two high octagonal minarets with marble domes. The Mosque has got three huge domes, an arresting main hallway with attractive pillars resembling Mughal architecture. It not only for Muslims even Hindus offer their prayers in this mosque, one should definitely visit this mosque in their lifetime.
5. JAMALI-KAMALI MOSQUE AND TOMB
Jamali Kamali Mosque, located in the Mehrauli, after Jama-Masjid, it is the most famous mosque. It comprises of two monuments adjacent to each other; one is the mosque and the other is the tomb of Jamali and Kamali. Jamali was greatly regarded. Kamali was an unknown person but not associated with Jamali before. Their names both got tagged together as "JamaliKamali" for the mosque because Jamali-Kamali were buried adjacent to each other. The mosque and tomb got constructed in 1529, In 1535 Jamali got buried in tomb first.it is one of the India’s oldest mosque.