Jama Masjid

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With a height of more than 200 ft. this mosque near Purani Bazar on the Shahganj road is an important monument of the Sharki period. Its foundation has been laid at the time of Ibrahim Shah’s rule and its construction was completed in various phases. It was finished during the reign of Hussain Shah. This mosque is quite extensive, artistic and attractive and there are 27 steps to the top. Its southern gateway is 20 ft. above ground level. Its inner premises extend to 219 x 217 feet and has a gateway at each of the 4 cardinal points. The eastern gateway was destroyed by Sikander Lodhi. The outer boundary of the mosque is 320 ft. on the East-West and 307 ft. on the North-south side. The decorations, its engravings in the Egyptian style, the curves of its arches, the uniqueness of the Lotus, sunflower and rose motifs, its screens etc. are worth seeing.

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How to Reach:

By Air

The nearest airport is Lal Bahadur Shastri Babatpur, 50km approx.

By Train

This mosque is situated on Shahganj road, it is around 1.5 km. far from Jaunpur Jn. railway station.

By Road

It is around 5 km from Jaunpur bus stand, many local transports are available to reach there.