Jama Mosque, Jaunpur

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Jama Masjid
Main arcade facade, Jama Masjid, Jaunpur.jpg
Jaunpur Jama Masjid
Basic information
Location India Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Geographic coordinates 25°45′9″N 82°41′25″E / 25.75250°N 82.69028°E / 25.75250; 82.69028
Affiliation Islam
District Jaunpur
Territory Uttar Pradesh
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Mosque
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Islamic, Jaunpur architecture
Completed 1470
Specifications
Dome dia. (inner) 11.4

Jama Masjid or Jama Mosque or Jami Masjid or Bari Masjid is a 15th-century mosque in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is one of the chief tourist attractions in Jaunpur. The mosque is 2.2 km north-northeast of Jaunpur, 7.3 km northwest of Zafarābād, 16.8 km north-northeast of Mariāhū, 26.3 km west-northwest of Kirākat.[1]

Special prayers are held every Friday. Regular prayers for five times are offered everyday,

Plan of Western Half of Jami Masjid Jaunpur India

In literature[edit]

William Hodges in his book Select Views in India mentions this mosque.[2]

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Notes[edit]

  • Nath, R. 1978. History of Sultanate Architecture. New Delhi, Abhinav Publications, 102-104.
  • Williams, John A. and Caroline. 1980. Architecture of Muslim India. Set 4: The Sultanate of Jaunpur, about 1360-1480. Santa Barbara, California: Visual Education, Inc.