It is the largest mosque in the city and can accommodate a whopping ten thousand followers at a time. The structure is a 5 storey architectural masterpiece built out of pure white marble from Rajasthan. It is located in the heart of the City Market Area.
Highlights of Jamia Masjid, KR Market
- The two minarets that end in spherical dome
- Ornamental granite pillars
- Impressive front façade
- Special prayers during death anniversary of Tipu Sultan
- Captivating illumination and flower decorations during major Muslim festivals
Timing: Jamia Masjid in KR Market is open from 5 AM till 8.30 PM. KR Market area will be bustling with traders and farmers at early morning hours as produce (such as fresh flowers, vegetables and fruits) from nearby cities are brought to KR Market and sold to shopkeepers and wholesale merchants in the city.
Nearby: Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace (1.2 kms), Cubbon Park (1.4 kms), Vishveswaraya Industrial and Technological Museum (2.4 kms), Lalbagh (2.2 kms) and Basavanagudi Bull Temple (3.6 kms) are some popular places to visit along with Jamia Masjid, KR Market Bengaluru.
How to reach: KR Market is at the heart of Bengaluru city, 35 kms from Bengaluru airport and just 2 kms from Majestic. KR Market can be reached by metro (KR Market Metro station) or bus service from all parts of Bengaluru. Jamia Masjid is walking distance away from the bus stop/metro station.
Stay: Budget and mid range hotels are available in KR Market area. More stay options are available in various parts of Bengaluru city.