The Jami Masjid in Agra, the largest mosque in India was constructed in 1571
A.D. during the reign of Emperor Akbar. Jami Masjid is most popularly known
as the Jama Masjid and a scared site of Fatehpur Sikri. The mosque is constructed
at a height due to its glorious purposes and ample courtyard for gathering
of faithful prayers. A gigantic gateway named Buland Darwaza leads the tourist
into the Masjid. The Jammat Khana Hall and Zenana Rauza or the tomb of the
women of the royal household were stood just right to Jami Masjid.
The Jami Masjid is gracefully festooned with messages with inlaid geometric designs and colorful tiles. Another entrance of the Masjid is Badsahi Darwaza. Within the mosque complex there remains the shrine of Sufi Religious leader Sheikh Salim Chisti.The edifice is a perfect example of religious institution of sober proportioned beauty. Its lattice marble screens have some extraordinary craftsmanship. Being a centrally located structure of Fatehpur Sikri, the Jami Masjid grabs a huge gathering of travelers for a divine exploration.