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JAMA MASJID MOSQUE - INDIA


Jama Masjid mosque is one of the largest mosques in India . The mosque is located at Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) which was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. The city has the complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style. Jama Masjid was built by Shah Jahan in 1650 and it took hard work of six years of more than 5000 workers . It has three massive gateways - the largest and highest being on the east. This gateway was reserved exclusively for the stately appearance of the emperor.

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