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Jami Masjid, Agra: 8 reviews and 23 photos

  Water Tank in the centre of Jama Masjid
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  • Water Tank in the centre of Jama Masjid - Agra
      Water Tank in the centre of Jama Masjid
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  • A view from the bazaar Street - Agra
      A view from the bazaar Street
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  • Inner - Agra
      Inner
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It is situated in front of Agra Fort Railway station.It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan as per his dear daughter Jahan Ars Begum,s wish, at the cost of Rs 5 lakhs and took a period of 5 years in construction and was completed in 1649 A.D.It is based on platfrom of 11 feet high.It has got three gates and three compartments, each surmounted by a dome built of white and red sand stone in a Zigzag style.In the courtyard of the Mosque, there is tank in its centre for the abultions of the 'Namazees' or the worshipers.The mosque has fine archways in its front.There are some rooms on both the sides having curtains, eant for the Royal Ladies.

Address: Agra
Directions: In the narrow lane, old Bazar, Near Agra Fort Railway station.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 24, 2008
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