We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jama Masjid

Opposite Mahatma Gandhi Road, Ahmedabad, India
Improve this listing
Ranked #9 of 100 attractions in Ahmedabad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
28 visitor photos
Write a Review

43 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Jodhpur, India
Top Contributor
259 reviews 259 reviews
177 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I was visiting Ahmedabad a couple of weeks ago with my family and came across this mosque to offer my prayers. As I drew closer to this building its interior and exterior details really took my breath away. It is a religious place and all people are playing their own parts in the preservation of the complex.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Destin, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Ok Good For "Good service & food, facility is average" spacious and well maintained "Excellent Rajasthani food, well maintained msjid

Was this review helpful? Yes
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
44 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Take a guide or a guide book, but this is an amazing Masjid to see. I saw this on the end of the old city tour and I'm glad I took the time. Gorgeous architecture.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I have stayed in Ahmedabad for the past few years,but I finally visited this mosque only couple of months back.Although it is a religious place,the serious grandeur of the building will impress everyone.The carvings,the columns,the long passageways,and the devotees who pray and wander around this beautiful mosque,make the place unique.It is situated in the most congested part of the city,but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

It is one of the landmark of Ahmedabad. Located nearer to the railway station in a densely populated location, the religious structure inspires a awe in you. The vast clear area inside the Masjid complex is punctuated with a central water bodies where namazis offer their prayers. The Jali work is terrific and the magnificent structure with all those columns... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Belfast, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
45 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

A huge mosque, with ritual cleansing pool in courtyard. Lovely carvings in the galleries skirting the courtyard, where the celebrants preach and lead the prayers from special niches in the walls. It was so hot the soles of my feet were burning on the stone paving - it pays to toughen up the feet before visiting Indian places of worship!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bangalore, India
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
9 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The Jama masjid is one of the hidden jewels of Ahmedabad. Its probably very less known but its really one of the most beautiful mosques of India. You cannot probably make out the grandeur from outside as all that you can see from main road is a Wakf Committee Board. But the great stuff lies behind those doors. Its walkable... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melaka, Malaysia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

be there when sun rises in early morning, as you would be amazed at what you will be seeing :) for muslims please pray

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rushden, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
37 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

You have to be respectful here, covered legs,(I wore a lunghi), and once you're through the entrance the size of the courtyard will impress. You would not believe how close you are to the main market, it is so quiet inside but that is what India is like. There are covered walkways around the courtyard, a covered pool in the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mumbai (Bombay), India
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Historic look, a glimpse of Ahmedabad culture was papably visible on the street around. The abundance of Moghal food around. Praying friday prayer in this mosque was a spiritually fulfilling experience. However, the area could have been a little more cleaner and aesthetic!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Jama Masjid also viewed

Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Been to Jama Masjid? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Jama Masjid, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing