Shia masjid, KAshmere Gate

A not so popular mosque near Old Delhi Railway Station having name “Shia Jama Masjid” !!

Shia Jama Masjid


Introduction: Just in front of Old Delhi railway station or known as Delhi Junction a mosque is standing on a raised platform. Named as Hamid Ali mosque but locally known as Shia jama Masjid. Exactly this mosque is located on Hamilton road. Shia jama Masjid is not built on the dot like other Delhi mosques ( Jama masjid, Kalan masjid, Ghata masjid, e.t.c). It used to be a big mosque but today only a single hall can be seen inside with an unaccompanied small courtyard. Small tank is there on the eastern corner of the mosque. No one can easily find this mosque not even google as very few have written about this hidden gem. The mosque was completely constructed in between 1840 to 1842.

Open: Daily

Namaaz timings: 5 times a day

Address: Hamilton Road, Chabi Ganj, Kashmere Gate, New Delhi-110006

Nearest metro station: Kashmere Gate, Lal Quila

Celebrations: Month of Ramadan, Muharram


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