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Jama Masjid

J ama Masjid exists on the hilltop of Bharuch Fort. It is believed that the masjid has been built during the 14th century AD. The most notable aspect of the mosque is that it has been constructed from the remains of an ancient Jain temple. The mosque depicts a conventional mosque as far as the construction style is considered.

Bharuch has around 57% muslims. Thus a good number of mosques can be found in Bharuch, out of which Jama Masjid is prominent and famous due to its rich ancestral historical background. This mosque is located at the base of Bharuch Fort. Thus this is a place of double delight for tourists.

History of Jama Masjid in Bharuch

This Masjid was constructed during 14th century from Jain temple and was reconstructed to a mosque. The Jama Masjid was primarily the palace of Ranakdevi but was transformed to a mosque by Sultan Muhammad Begda. This was done by him when he won the princes of Saurashtra.

Things to do around Jama Masjid in Bharuch

Bharuch fort s located at the hilltop of the base where this Masjid is. This fort holds good historical value and is worth visiting once. Also Narmada river is located near to this mosque.

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Here is the address of Jama Masjid in Bharuch:

Jama Masjid
Railway Station Rd,
Near Ankleshwar Central Bus Depot,
Chickoo Wadi
Ankleshwar West, Bharuch 393001