Jama Masjid at Kumarakom is more popularly known as Thazhathangadi Mosque. It is located 12 km away from the town of Kumarakom and is one of the popular religious destinations in the region. Situated on the banks of Meenachil River, this Masjid is frequented by devotees and travelers around the year.
The Masjid has a history that dates back to over thousand years and is regarded as one of the oldest in the country. The Jama Masjid is unique in its traditional architectural style. The word carvings in the mosque are absolutely spectacular and testify to the cultural grandeur of the bygone century.
The mosque has an inner courtyard (known as Nalukettu) and a bathing area which are truly marvelous in style. The Masjid is believed to have been constructed by Habib Dinar, son of Malik Dinar who brought the religion of Islam to Kerala. The mosque has been set apart by the government as a protected monument.