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Jama Masjid - Leh

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Address: Main Bazaar, Leh, India
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Visit to See the Mix of Muslim & Budhhist Art

Althouth this is not a turist attraction, but due to its location you spent 10015 minutes to see the presence of Muslim culture there. This masjid is located Just in a corner of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2014
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Raigarh, India
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Raigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Althouth this is not a turist attraction, but due to its location you spent 10015 minutes to see the presence of Muslim culture there. This masjid is located Just in a corner of Main Market from where you can treck to leh palace. You can see the beautiful stone carving. The Masjid is open Only for Men.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I enjoyed the mosque and area all around--- very nice for people watching and seeing people and cultures mixing nicely! Beautiful building--- lovely architecture.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

It's not really a tourist attraction, unless if you are a Muslim I suppose. It was quite interesting to see a mosque amongst all the monasteries and prayer wheels

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Cotabato City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Visited April 19, 2013 (Winter~ Spring Transition) During your first day in Leh when you are still trying to acclimatize and yet you dont want to waste time by staying in the hotel, you will see this masjid in the main bazaar. Beautiful carvings but not something that will last for several weeks or days at least. Since you are... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

I think this is one place which will provide you a break from monastic overdose in Leh, which almost all tourist feel.

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Dehradun, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Situated in the heart of the Leh city is the Jama Masjid, the favorite mosque of Sunni Muslims in Leh and surrounding villages. Constructed during 1666-1667 A.D as per agreement between the then ruler of Ladakh Deldan Namgyal and the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, the mosque is believed to be an ancient heritage in Leh. With beautiful stone carving, it is... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

it reminds you of the olden days , beautiful masjid

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

The mosque is believed to be an ancient heritage in Leh. The stone carving in the mosque is awesome. Definitely a place t visit while in Leh.

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