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Jama Masjid Mosque

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Address: | Nowhatta, Srinagar, India
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5-Day Kashmir Valley Tour from Srinagar
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Old Srinagar's huge historic mosque with unique architecture.

We visited Saturday noon at the end of the tourist season. The Old City was under heavy Indian Army guard with many roads partially blocked but were able to park within 100m of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Gene J
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Silver Spring, Maryland

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Saturday noon at the end of the tourist season. The Old City was under heavy Indian Army guard with many roads partially blocked but were able to park within 100m of this closed off area. The 1394 mosque and adjoining marketplace were completely closed so our host negotiated with several individuals to gain access. A caretaker permitted us... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

It is nice that they allow visitors to visit the mosque. I had to were a long over coat n cover my head.

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Srinagar, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

As this is holy place for kashmir people still i can't stop my tears as consecutive 15 weeks we are not allowed to pray because of govt of india. Only i can suggest my friends this time don't plan to come kashmir coz u can't allowed here by police for kashmir hesitation.

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Thank Suhaif
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Jama Masjid is the big and the best mosque in srinagar. It is guarded heavily due to security reasons. Please note that vehicles are not allowed and you may have to walk around 1km to reach there. If you get a chance to visit it, then you must.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a must visit Mosque if you are in Sri Nagar. The Mosque is very old and everyone is welcome very whole heartily. I was loved by the structure and the beauty.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Its the largest mosque in Srinagar and the place is tightly guarded due to security reasons. Couldn't go there as vehicles were not allowed only till a certain point and had to walk 1km or so

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

it is such a peaceful place. you can sit for hours and pray. you will just love visiting Jama Masjid.

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Thank bindu2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Its the best or we say the most beautiful mosque in whole kashmir.....the view is so enigmatic, that you start to feel that you travelled back in time....must see for every person who visit kashmir and wanna feel the true colors of kashmir.....

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

it's said to be the mainstay of all the Jamaica masjid in india..but not seen all I would rate one in delhi better than this

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Kanpur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Jama Masjid is at Nowhatta, in the middle of the old city. It was built by Sultan Sikandar Shah Kashmiri Shahmiri in 1394 AD Later, the son of Sultan Sikandar, Zain-ul-Abidin got the mosque extended The attractions of the Jama Masjid is the unique Indo-Saracenic style of architecture.It has a majestic courtyard with a fountain which is also used... More 

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