Jama Masjid Leh

Leh Jama Masjid sits majestically surrounded by a vibrant culture of the Indo-Tibetans built in 1666-67 A.D. Located in the heart of the city this tourist attraction holds a noble symbol of the Islamic culture. However, this holy place allows only men to enter inside. Jama Masjid is a major tourist place, noted to be the largest mosque in Ladakh. And this historical mosque in Leh is always crowded by tourists since it is surrounded by the main bazaar. This place also has a Shahi Hamdan Memorial which is made in dedication to Mir Syed Ali Hamdani who was a Muslim Sufi Saint.

Getting There

Since the Jama Masjid is located at the centre of Leh and around the main market, this attraction is easily accessible via walking. If not, you can also take up a prepaid taxi service and tour making pit stops at the many attractions in Leh.

Things to Do and See in and around

There are many tourist interest places around Leh Jama Masjid and the major must see places in Leh are Spituk Gompa, Hemis Monastery, Hemis National Park, Raisi Fort, Royal Palace, Spituk Monastery, Zangla Monastery, Phyang, Likir, Spituk, and Thiksey. And the things to do in Leh such as River Rafting, Camel and Jeep safari, Trekking and Mountain biking.

Best time to visit

June to October is considered the best months to visit Jama masjid. The best time to visit however is during the mornings and evenings.


Jama Masjid in Leh remains open from 05:00 am to 09:00 pm every day.

Ladakh Tourism at a Glance