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Jama Masjid

Mathura is the birth place of Lord Krishna, the incarnation of the Hindu deity Vishnu. At this most sacred pilgrimage destination devotees in large number flock to offer prayers to Krishna. However after giving visit to the temples consecrated to Lord Krishna they head for some other places of tourist interest. Mostly they pay visits to the monuments and museums in Mathura. These sites help them travel back in past and enjoy the royal glory. However, apart from temples, monuments and museums travelers also make a point to visit Jama Masjid in Mathura.

On tours to Mathura, the sight of the Mathura Jama Masjid is something beyond compare. It is located in the vicinity of the very popular and attractive Janmabhumi temple complex. Its ornately designed four minarets look completely striking. To state laconically, the imposing structure of the Jama Masjid creates an indelible impression on the mind.

History of Jama Masjid, Mathura

Jama Masjid in Mathura was established in the year 1661. It was constructed under the super vision of Abo-in-Nabir-Khan.

Description of Jama Masjid, Mathura

Mathura Jama Masjid is situated in the vicinity of the Shri Krishna Janmbhoomi temple complex which is supposed to have been built on the birth place of Lord Krishna. This masjid or mosque was constructed in the year 1661 by Abo-in-Nabir-Khan. Its four lofty minarets boasting elaborate designs and decorations look truly awesome. A glance through the entire structure absolutely mesmerizes everyone. You will truly love the majestic and lavish look of the structure.