Heritage Walks in Delhi - Jama Masjid and Bylanes of Old Delhi
Jama Masjid Delhi (Photo Courtesy: Muhammad Mahdi Karim)
Built of Red-stone Jama Masjid, also known as Masjid - e - Jahanuma, is the largest mosque in India. This was the last monument erected by Shah Jahan before he was put captive by his son, Aurangzeb. The Jama Masjid stands on a rock apparently the highest point of the southern ridge of Aravalis.
Jama Masjid Heritage walk is a guided one where the monument guide would brief guests about history and heritage of the area for about 2 hours covering 2 kms.
Please Bring Along
# Clothing appropriate for religious sites. Avoid wearing shorts.
# Walking shoes
# Drinking water
How to Reach
# Metro: get down at ‘Chawri Bazaar’ Metro station and take a rickshaw to the meeting point or walk
# Bus: Any bus coming to ‘Jama Masjid’ or ‘Red Fort’ will drop you near our meeting point
# Auto/Cab: Get dropped off at gate no. 3 of Jama Masjid, near police station
Parking: 2 nearby parking facilities—one at gate no. 3 of Jama Masjid; second, MCD parking at Jama Masjid cotton market