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Oct 13, 2014

Jama Masjid, Delhi - 1870's

Jama Masjid, Delhi - 1870's

The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā commonly known as the Jama Masjid (Hindi: जामा मस्जिद, Urdu: جامع مسجد) of Delhi, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India.[1] Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the best-known mosque in India. Construction began in 1650 and was completed in 1656. It lies at the beginning of the Chawri Bazar Road, a very busy central street of Old Delhi.
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Source: British Library