Built in 1571 A.D., Jama Masjid Agra is one of the largest Mosque in India. The
masjid was erected in commemoration of Sheikh Salim Chisthi and his grandson
Islam Khan by Jahanara Begum, Shahjahan's daughter, who was imprisoned with
Shah Jahan by Aurangzeb.
The Mosque has an elegant architecture and have the Tomb of Royal ladies
and Jammat Khana hall within the Courtyard. You will get some detail information
on the carvings of this divine sttucture. The Masjid endorses beautiful
decorated paintings, famous inlaid stone work, carvings and glazed tiles
The tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti is worth seeing. Initially it was built in
red stone and was later changed in marble by Jahangir. It's lattice screens
are the most intricate and beautiful in the world. The Mosque also houses the famous tomb of Islam
Khan, and Sufi shrine or 'dargah'.