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October to February
Carry own food and water
Free entry

Ujra Mosque

Deemed as the most significant pilgrimage site, there is no way for Ujra Mosque to be absent from the best places to visit in Lakshadweep. Based in Kavaratti, the mosque stands out because of its wooden architecture of the pillars and ceilings as well as the majestic structure alongside.Dating back to the 17th century, the prayer hall of the mosque is ground to the grave of Muhammad Sheikh. Located in the South Eastern part of the island, it is not like the usual dome shaped constructions. This is probably what makes people all over India flock down here, and admire at the beauty of the detailed interiors. Expect to be pleased from all aspects, when you start on your session around the mosque, which approximately takes about an hour after commence.
Riya Poojary
We started the day in Kavaratti visiting the Urja mosque. The wooden architecture of the pillars and ceilings stand out because of its majestic structure. It was built in the 17th century by Qasim Muhammad Sheikh. The prayer hall of the mosque holds the grave of Muhammad Sheikh. It is an important pilgrimage spot in Kavaratti.