Taj Juma Masjid
Open Time : 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
Entry : free
Address : Taj Juma Masjid مسجد, Tourist Banglow Road, opposite Joy Alukkas, Market, Kottayam, Kerala, India
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Why to visit Taj Juma Masjid
Habib Dinar, the son of Malik Dinar, who brought Islam to the nation, constructed the Thazhathangady Juma Masjid, which is located on the banks of the Meeachil River. It is older than a thousand years. It has been designated as one of the state's protected monuments by the Keralan government.
The Taj Juma Masjid is another name for Thazhathangady Juma Masjid. From several locations in Kerala, this Masjid's ancestors travelled to Kottayam and resided there. The local Muslims were active participants in the Freedom Struggle and other national movements. For female worshipers, the mosque has opened its doors. Only on the 24th of April and the 8th of May are Muslim women permitted to visit the mosque dressed appropriately.
This exquisite mosque is renowned for its elaborate woodwork carvings and construction, which was built using traditional Keralan architecture. In 2012, the southern half of it is destroyed and expanded with minars, iron pillars, and aluminium sheets. The mosque's hallowed well is unique compared to those seen in other Islamic temples. The well contains stone stairs that resemble the steps found in the majority of Indian temples.
FAQ on Taj Juma Masjid
What are the must visit places near Taj Juma Masjid?
Thazhathangady Juma Masjid lies on the banks of the Meenachil river near to the Thiruverpu Temple, which is a must visit place near Juma Masjid
It is to be noted that pets are not allowed. Also, the mosque shuts by 8 pm in the evening. Also it remain opens on public holidays.
By Sparsh Kapoor
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