Nainital Jama Masjid is a marvelous mosque located at Mall Road in Nainital. It is an architectural masterpiece that was built in the year 1882 for the Muslim soldiers in the British army. It became the place where the Muslim army men gathered for the Friday Prayers. Since then, it has been an active mosque where namaaz is offered to the Supreme Lord.
Jama Masjid in Nainital is best known for its Islamic style of architecture. The dome, minarets, and the interiors of the mosque boast the carvings in Arabic. To an extent, it also resembles the Jama Masjid located in New Delhi This place has a capacity of accommodating a large number of Muslim and enthusiastic Non-Muslim devotees.
Nainital Jama Mosque is visited by a large number of tourists, as well as devotees, each day. The footfall increases at this place during the season of Eid and markets of this place are opened till late nights during these days.
LOCATION: Main Nainital
DISTANCE / TRAVEL TIME: 1.5 km from Tallital Roadways Stand
MAJOR EVENTS: The festivals of Eid (Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Zuha)
BEST TIME TO VISIT: During EID
OPENING / CLOSING TIME: 6:00 am / 8:00 pm all days