April 3, 2011

Mecca Masjid - Chennai, South India

Mecca Masjid is one of the popular mosques in Chennai city, the popular destination of South India. MeccaMasjid of Chennai is located in the most happening Anna Salai aka Mount Road. The prayer hall of Mecca Masjidcan accommodate hundreds of devotees.

In front of Mecca Masjid, Baba Hazrat Darga is located. This Dargah is 450 years old where a Muslim saint named Hazrat Baba preached universal brotherhood. This Dargah is more popular than Mecca Masjid and it is visited by non-Muslims too. It is believed that this Dargah has healing powers. 
Happy travelling.
Fast Facts:
Site Name: Mecca Masjid
Site Type: Masjid, Mosque
Location:  Mount Road aka Anna Salai, Chennai city, Tamil Nadu state, India 
Highlights: One of the famous masjids of Chennai city

Nearest Railway Station: Chennai - well connected from the cities/towns all over India
Nearest Airport: Chennai has both national and international airports
How to reach: Easily reachable by road as this is centrally located in the city
Hotel: Many star hotels, luxury 
hotels/resorts, and budget hotels are available in Chennai
Restaurants: All options - vegetarian, non-vegetarian, Chinese, South Indian, Gujarati, North Indian, Punjabi,....- you can find everything in Chennai city

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