Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid

Jami Masjid is known for its 140 pillars that support the ceiling of this mausoleum. The pillars were brought from Chudasana Palace. Located on the Mahatma Gandhi Road, these decorated Maqbaras were built in the 19th century for the Muslim rulers. Of all the tombs, the most magnificent is the one belonging to Mahabat Khan I that was constructed in 1892. This mausoleum has silver minarets, doors and staircases in winding patterns. Tourists can go to the Durbar Hall Museum, to view the assortment of royal stuff from the courts like thrones, palanquins, crystal chandeliers, silver chains and howdahs for the elephants.

Jama Masjid is located inside Uparkot. This mosque was earlier the palace of Ranakdevi. It was later converted into a mosque by Sultan Mohammad Begda after conquering the princes of Saurashtra. The beautiful mosque is known for its 140 pillars that support the ceiling.

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