Mosques of India
These picturesque 'domes of Allah' dot each and every nook and corner of the country. Reflecting India's rich Islamic past, these mosques also reflect its age-old dialogue with Indian way of life. It's magnificent architectural style was basically far eastern, but took on subtle Indian connotations later on, and evolved into it's distinct style.
Included among the finest examples of Indian craftsmanship, Jama Masjid is the biggest mosque of India. The edifice is awe-inspiring with its imposing structure and offers a captivating view of it's environs.
Mughal emperor Babar laid the foundation for Jamali Kamali which was completed by his son, Humayun. This mosque represents gradual change in the style of Indian architecture. Eye-catching verses have been inscribed on its walls, besides colourfully painted tiles.
Located in Red Fort, it was built of white marble. It's beauty is a tribute to the artisans who crafted it.