The Big Mosque of Chennai, also called Wallajah Mosque, is located along Wallajah Road in the Janbazaar area in Triplicane, Chennai. It can either be reached from the backside using the Ellis Road or from the Quiad-e-Millath High Road, which is just a stone’s throw away. It is definitely one of the must-see tourist attractions in Chennai.
Considered to be one of the most important historical landmarks in Chennai, the Big Mosque was built in 1795 by the Wallajah family in honor of the Prince of Arcot of Nawab of Carnatic who reigned from 1717 until 1795, Muhammad Ali Khan Wallajah. The Wallajah [Read more…]