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Home>>North India>>Uttar-Pradesh>>Spiritual>>Jami Masjid

Jami Masjid

Jami Masjid

Jami Masjid, Visit Jami Masjid of Uttar Pradesh, Temple tour of Jami Masjid, Religious place of Uttar PradeshAgra tour is one of the most popular travel places amongst tourists. Agra Tourism has many other tourist places to provide for the tourists visiting Agra (India). A tour to Agra is lifetime knowledge to remember forever as the tourist destinations within and around the city go away the travelers captivated. Whether the red sandstone city Fatehpur Sikri, the fortified fortifications of the Agra Fort, the temples of Vrindavan that make you remember the childhood tales of Lord Krishna or the Akbar's tomb at Sikandra; all these travel destinations in Agra provide you plentiful opportunities to discover the monarchs and architecture of Mughal time. There are very few cities in the world that can equivalent the history and heritage of Agra - the city of Taj Mahal, situated at a distance of 204 km south of Delhi. Agra is the single most famous tourist destination of Uttar Pradesh India. This famous city situated on the west bank of River Yamuna.

Fatehpur Sikri has many splendid monuments including the Jama Masjid. It is also known as the Jami Masjid. Jami Masjid is one of the largest mosques in India. It was constructed in 1571 A.D. during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Jami Masjid is built at a height due its glorious purpose and has a large courtyard where the faithful can gather to pray. To the right of the Jami mosque is the Jammat Khana hall and then the Zenana Rauza, or the tomb of the women of the royal household. The center of the Sufi shrine or 'dargah' is the fairly small but exquisite tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, much of which was initially crafted in red stone and only later faced in marble. To the left of the Jami Masque is the Stone-Cutter's Mosque, the oldest place of worship at Fatehpur Sikri.

Jami Masjid, Visit Jami Masjid of Uttar Pradesh, Temple tour of Jami Masjid, Religious place of Uttar PradeshThe main entrance of the masque is through Buland Darwaza, though it is advisable to enter through the eastern entrance known as the Badshahi Darwaza, as emperor Akbar used to enter through this door from his Khwabgah for daily prayers. The musicians playing by the saint's tomb are called Qawwali Singers. Qawwalis are devotional songs going back to medieval Sufi cults. They are sung to produce mystical ecstasy and are especially composed to sing the saint's praises in front of his tomb. They are always sung by a group.

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