Kottaimedu Mosque - Tamilnadu

Kottai Mosque

Kottaimedu Mosque is a famous mosque located in the city of Coimbatore. Kottaimedu Mosque shows a combination of Islamic and South Indian architectural styles consisting of beautiful paintings and designs. The Main hall is built with a large central pillar supported by ornate pillars. The Main attraction of this mosque is its interior as it is decorated with calligraphy and geometric patterns reflecting Islamic culture. Famous festival celebrated in in this mosque is Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-al-Adha. During this festivals mosques become places of celebration where Muslims from all over Coimbatore come together to offer sacrifices, prayer and participate in community events. The mosque also offers religious lectures, Quran lessons and other educational programs to promote Islamic knowledge and values.

History of Kottaimedu Mosque

The origins of Kottaimedu Mosque date back to the 18th century during the reign of Tipu Sultan, the ruler of the Mysore Kingdom. Tipu Sultan had a strong influence in the region and played an important role in the spread of Islamic architecture and culture. It is believed that he built the mosque to cater to the large Muslim population in Coimbatore.

Speciality of Kottaimedu Mosque

One of the unique speciality of this mosque is its underground water tank which is believed to have healing properties and when people take a dip in the tank they experience a supernatural healing

Visiting time of Kottaimedu Mosque

4.00 AM – 12.00 PM, 4.00 PM – 9.00 PM

Nearby sightseeing places of Kottaimedu Mosque

Aadhi yogi – The source of yoga, Geede Car Museum, TNAU botanical garden, Siruvani falls, Gass forest museum.

How to reach Kottaimedu Mosque?

By Air – Coimbatore airport is the nearest to reach Kottaimedu Mosque covering 13 km.
By Train- Coimbatore junction is the nearest to reach Kottaimedu Mosque (Only 4 min drive)
By Road – Coimbatore is well-linked to other major cities of Tamil Nadu through NH 544, NH 47, NH 67 and NH 209