Jama Masjid also known as the mosque of Friday or 'Masjid-i-Jahanuma' or 'Mosque commanding view of the world'.
It is situated in Delhi and is the country's largest and perhaps its most magnificent mosque.
It was built under the leadership of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, in 1656. It was essentially designed as Emperor Shahjahan's principal mosque.
It was built on the Bho Jhala which is one of the two hills of the old Mughal capital city of Shahjahanabad.
East of this monument is Red fort. It has three gateways, four towers and two minarets.
It is constructed by using alternating vertical strips of red sandstone and white marble.
The three domes have used white marble extensively and these white marbles have been inlaid with stripes of black.
Hallmark of this monument: wide staircase and arched gateways.
It has features of both Islamic and hindu architecture.
It is considered as a replica of Moti Masjid of Agra.