Vellore Fort Mosque
#16 of 23 Places to Visit in Vellore
Distance (From Vellore Town Railway Station): 1.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 15 Mins or Less
Place Location: Inside Vellore Fort
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 1.5 km from Vellore Town Railway Station, Vellore Fort Mosque is situated inside the Vellore Fort. This mosque is also known as Nawab Chanda Sahib Mosque.
This Mosque was built in 1750 by Nawab Chanda Sahib. It is one of the important attractions in Vellore Fort. The entrance of the Masjid is on the northern side of the Vellore Fort. This mosque has been constructed using Brick and lime and still stands in good shape. This Indo-Saracenic style mosque has a prayer hall and the dimensions of the hall are 40 feet in length and 15 feet in breadth. At the centre of the mosque there is a big dome with minars on the sides. The mosque is decorated with floral designs.
Presently prayers are not conducted inside the mosque.