Kovalam Jama Masjid or Juma Masjid is a notable travel attraction in "God's Own Country" Kerala. This architectural marvel was erected under the colonial rule in the 18th century. Reflecting the Islamic style of architecture, Kovalam Jama Masjid was built for the Muslim soldiers so that they can offer the Namaaz conveniently. Initially, it was a small mosque but as the times advanced, it was reconstructed several times and stands tall in the architecture that is seen today. This mosque has a deep religious significance amid the Muslim community of Kovalam.
It Is Known For:-
1) The intricate carvings done on interior walls of the mosque
2) Its location on the beach of Ashoka in Kovalam
3) Hidayuthul Islam Madrasa that teaches the children to the primary class
Best Time To Visit:-
Kovalam Jama Masjid is visited by thousands of the Muslim as well as enthusiastic Non-Muslims throughout the year. However, if you wish to see the true colors of zest then try to pay a visit during the month of Ramadan and Eid celebrations.
The beach and mosque of Kovalam are easily accessible through roadways. It is a short drive from the main town to Kovalam beach and mosque. The local transit is also available for reaching Kovalam Jama Masjid.
Nearest Railway Station- Trivandrum Central
Nearest Airport- Thiruvananthapuram International Airport
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