Thazhathangady Juma Masjid, Kottayam

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Thazhathangady Juma Masjid is listed as one of the Heritage Zones and is located in a small town near Kottayam, Thazhathangady. This masjid or the mosque is an ancient one; existing for more than a millennium. This thousand year old mosque is one the first masjid’s to be established in India. The Thazhathangady Juma Masjid is eminent for its opulent architectural design and its intricate wood carvings.

The mosque is often referred by the name “Taj Juma Masjid”. It is said that the founders of this masjid hail from various regions of Kerala. Situate around 7 km from Kottayam, Thazhathangady Juma Masjidlies on the banks of the Meenachil River near to the Thiruverpu Temple. This place is a must visit when you are holidaying in Kottayam.


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