Tourist Places


There are many historical sites and worth-seeing sights in the district, amongst which buildings of the Sharki period; Shahi Bridge built by Akbar; and Sheetla Chaukia Dham are the chief attractions of tourists. All the historic & worth-seeing spots have their own special importance. The main ones among these are:

Atala Masjid
Atala Masjid

In 1408 A.D., Ibrahim Shah Sharki built the Atala Masjid which came to be considered as the ideal for the…

Jhajhari Masjid
Jhanjhari Masjid

This mosque is in the Sipah locality of Jaunpur on the northern bank of the Gomti. This was built by…

Lal Darwaja
Masjid Lal Darwaja

This mosque has been built by V.V.Raje, wife of Sultan Mahamud Shah Sharki in 1455 A.D. at Begumganj, a mile…

Shitala Mata Chaukiya
Sheetala Maata Chaukiya

The temple of Ma Sheetla Chaukiya Devi is quite old. The worship of Shiv and Shakti has been going on…

ShahiQuila Gate, Jaunpur
Shahi Quila

Situated in the heart of the city on the left bank of the Gomti, Shahi Qila was built by Freoze…

Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid

With a height of more than 200 ft. this mosque near Purani Bazar on the Shahganj road is an important…

Shahi Pul
Shahi Pul

This famous bridge of Jaunpur was built by Munyeen Khankhana in 1564 on the orders of Akbar during his reign….