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Jama Masjid in Bharuch

Bharuch has around 57% muslims. Thus a good number of mosques can be found in Bharuch, out of which Jama Masjid is prominent and famous due to its rich ancestral historical background. This mosque is located at the base of Bharuch Fort. Thus this is a place of double delight for tourists.

Jama Masjid

This masjid has a covered courtyard, which is very exceptional in Indian mosques. Due to this a lot of people assume it to be a fort. This mosque has temple materials largely but the planning and construction was undertaken considering  mosque principles. The mosque has a sanctuary on its west and it comprises of a courtyard along with gateways on the rest sides.

The sanctuary on its west had 48 pillars and all of them had bracket pattern. The sanctuary roof comprises of beams that were supporting  three large domes and ten smaller domes. The actual construction is done by local artisans who had assumedly never seen a mosque before. However there must have been certain amount of guidance from Muslim heads.

History of Jama Masjid in Bharuch

This Masjid was constructed during 14th century from  Jain temple and was reconstructed to a mosque. The Jama Masjid was primarily  the palace of Ranakdevi but was transformed to a mosque by Sultan Muhammad Begda. This was done by him when he won the princes of Saurashtra.

Things to do around Jama Masjid in Bharuch

Bharuch fort s located at the hilltop of the base where this Masjid is. This fort holds good historical value and is worth visiting once. Also Narmada river is located near to this mosque.

Hotels to stay around Jama  Masjid in Bharuch

Hotel Shalimar

Station Rd
Bharuch,Gujarat, Gujarat
Phone no: 02642 240 482

Hotel Plaza
Bharuch, Gujarat
Hotel President Bharuch
Address:Heera Panna Complex, Opposite Railway Station, Bharuch West
Bharuch, Gujarat
Phone no: 02642 251 586

Hotel Corona
Address:opp railway station,behind dadabhai garden,
Bharuch, Gujarat
Phone no: 02642 220 175

Hotel Sethna Plaza Annexe
Station Rd, Moficer Jin Compound
Bharuch, Gujarat
Phone no: 02642 244 407

Hotel Sarovar
Station Rd, Pruthvi Trade Centre, Moficer Jin Compound
Bharuch, Gujarat
Phone no: 099 78 104503

Hotel Crown Palace
Moficer Jin Compound
Bharuch, Gujarat

Reach Jama Masjid in Bharuch

Here is the address of Jama Masjid in Bharuch:

Jama Masjid

Railway Station Rd,
Near Ankleshwar Central Bus Depot,
Chickoo Wadi
Ankleshwar West, Bharuch  393001

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