Juma Masjid was constructed in 1423 by Sultan Ahmed Shah entirely with yellow sandstone. Known for its intricate style of design and architecture, it is referred to by the name of Jami Masjid in Lucknow.
Located in the heart of the city, the structure has a combination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. The mosque stands on 260 pillars that support 15 arched domes.
Carvings in the pillars have been inspired from Hindu and Jain culture. Spread over 4,950 square metres, the courtyard occupies a vast area. A total of 260 pillars support the western chamber. On the eastern entrance, the tomb of Sultan Ahmed Shah is located.
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