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Jamia Masjid

Srinagar, India
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Ranked #11 of 53 attractions in Srinagar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This impressive mosque covers a decent expanse of land. 4 towers and open halls where people can pray or just relax. Gets very busy on Fridays during Ramadan but still a friendly atmosphere. Plenty of interesting retail activity going on around the mosque.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The place is unbelievable..... I mean the structure is like some hundred years old but the architecture is amazing. The building are held by long poles which just straight cut out trees. Unbelievable !!!

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Very huge building with four gates.It is situated at Nowhatta,in the middle of the old city.There are 370 wooden pillars in it.the architecture of this shrine is simply marvelous,with a wooden work all over.amazing structure. It is a must see.

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mumbai
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241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

It is just another mosque. I reckon not to be on the list of things to do in Srinagar as there are better things to do.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

One of the oldest mosques in downtown Srinagar. We couldn't stay for more than 10 min due to its location as our driver feared for our safety. It was exciting and a but scary venturing out to see it.

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Bangalore, India
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Don't forget to take picture of those pillars made out of big trees. Few of them are as tall as 7 story.

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Pondicherry, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Nice architecture. I paid Rs 10 for my camera but could not make many pictures, because construction work was on inside.

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Shillong, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

A 400 years old history. The inside is peaceful. The people are genuine and nice. The architecture is unique.

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Mumbai, India
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Poorly maintained. Not al at all charming as compared to pictures. Various people sitting there only to take money from you in the name of donations! Look at it from the outside. Take a few pictures and exit!

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

its a mosque which was mde by mugals, located in the heart of srinagar . it was built by Sultan Sikandar in 1400 AD . The attractions of the Jamia Masjid of Srinagar, Kashmir include beautiful Indo-Saracenic architecture, a magnificent courtyard and 370 wooden pillars. Another feature of the mosque is the peace and tranquility inside it, standing out against... More

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