Thazhathangady Juma Masjid is a mosque situated in Thazhathangady, one of the Heritage Zonesof Kerala, India, near the town of Kottayam. It is one of the oldest mosques in India and is more than 1000 years old. It is famous for its richness of architecture, wood carvings and the beauty. Southern half of it is demolished and extended with iron pillars, aluminium sheets and minars in 2012. This mosque is situated on the banks of the Meenachil river. Thazhathangady Juma Masjid is also called as the "Taj Juma Masjid". The ancestors of this Masjid came and settled in Kottayam, from different parts of Kerala. The Muslims who lived here played an active role in Freedom Struggle and other National Movements. This mosque is known for its intricate wooden carvings and architecture.
Believed to be 1000 years old, it is considered one of the oldest mosques in India.The masjid is fine example of south indian architecture, a pure wooden structure on wooden columns. Ground & first floor specially designed to cater large number of people to offer daily prayers.The place for ablution is made up of single piece stone.
Address: Thazhathangadi, Kottayam, Kerala 686005