Fatehpuri Masjid belongs to the 17th Century and occupies the Western end of one of the hottest and oldest shopping spots of Delhi named Chandni Chowk and also lies opposite to the Red Fort. Being well connected it can be easily approached. This antique Masjid (Mosque) was built in 1650 out of interest of one of the Emperor’s wife who was the Fatehpuri Begum and also belonged to the town of Fatehpuri Sikri. Moreover, she was the one after whom the Taj Mahal was named.
The mosque is built with red sandstone on a large scale and is surmounted by a single dome. The mosque is built with red sandstone on a large scale and is surmounted by a single dome. Flanked by towering minarets, the mosque has a traditional design with the prayer hall having seven-arched openings.