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Incredible drone footage shows thousands of Muslims praying at the historic Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi, India.

The aerial view shows worshippers praying on final day of Eid al-Fitr, a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims to mark the end of Ramadan, on Wednesday.

Jama Masjid one of the oldest mosques in India, as well as one of the largest with a capacity of 25,000 people.

The building was constructed during 17th century by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan whose other famous work includes the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra.

Footage from the air show the devotees seen sitting in neat and tidy rows inside the venue. 

The thousands of attendees can be seen surrounding a square water feature in the centre of the mosque.

Thousands more devotees are also seen outside of the mosque praying, despite not being able to get a spot inside.

Incredible drone footage shows thousands of Muslims praying at the historic Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi, India on final day of Eid al-Fitr, a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims to mark the end of Ramadan, on Wednesday

Incredible drone footage shows thousands of Muslims praying at the historic Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi, India on final day of Eid al-Fitr, a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims to mark the end of Ramadan, on Wednesday

Jama Masjid one of the oldest mosques in India, as well as one of the largest with a capacity of 25,000 people

Jama Masjid one of the oldest mosques in India, as well as one of the largest with a capacity of 25,000 people

The building was constructed during 17th century by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan whose other famous work includes the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra

The building was constructed during 17th century by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan whose other famous work includes the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra

The thousands of attendees can be seen surrounding a square water feature in the centre of the mosque

The thousands of attendees can be seen surrounding a square water feature in the centre of the mosque 

Many are dressed in traditional white outfits while others are seen wearing colourful clothes.

A group of children can been seen looking very excited for the festivities ahead after prayers, many of them in brand new clothes with intricate designs.

This comes as worshippers from across the Middle East and around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, one of the most celebrated holidays for the world's 1.5 billion Muslims and traditionally a time for family and festivities. 

Thousands more devotees are also seen outside of the mosque praying, despite not being able to get a spot inside

Thousands more devotees are also seen outside of the mosque praying, despite not being able to get a spot inside

Many attendees are dressed in traditional white outfits while others are seen wearing colourful clothes

Many attendees are dressed in traditional white outfits while others are seen wearing colourful clothes

The incredible building, by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, features many elements of Islamic architecture such as four minarets that mark the corners of the structure

The incredible building, by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, features many elements of Islamic architecture such as four minarets that mark the corners of the structure

A group of children can been seen looking very excited for the festivities ahead after prayers, many of them in brand new clothes with intricate designs

A group of children can been seen looking very excited for the festivities ahead after prayers, many of them in brand new clothes with intricate designs

The holiday marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, when devout Muslims have been fasting from sunrise to sunset.

Many - including Muslims in western nations - began celebrations on Tuesday, but because its start date is based on the sighting of a new moon it varies from country to country and sometimes within the same nation.

As with everything else in the Middle East, politics often plays a part in the timing of the celebrations. 

This comes as millions of Muslims around the world gathered on Tuesday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the holiday which marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month when followers fast from dawn until sunset (pictured, worshippers in Ethiopia on Tuesday)

This comes as millions of Muslims around the world gathered on Tuesday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the holiday which marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month when followers fast from dawn until sunset (pictured, worshippers in Ethiopia on Tuesday)

Thousands gathered in Addis Ababa stadium, in the Ethiopian capital, on Tuesday morning (pictured) to take part in prayers before spending the day feasting with their families and friends

Thousands gathered in Addis Ababa stadium, in the Ethiopian capital, on Tuesday morning (pictured) to take part in prayers before spending the day feasting with their families and friends

This was the scene outside the Central Mosque in Moscow on Tuesday morning as thousands of Muslims began the three-day Eid celebration with solemn prayer

This was the scene outside the Central Mosque in Moscow on Tuesday morning as thousands of Muslims began the three-day Eid celebration with solemn prayer

A flock of birds swoops over the heads of Libyan Muslim worshippers gathered in the Martyrs Square of the capital Tripoli

A flock of birds swoops over the heads of Libyan Muslim worshippers gathered in the Martyrs Square of the capital Tripoli

Turkey's Muslims offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Fitr at Istanbul's Suleymaniye Mosque early on Tuesday

Turkey's Muslims offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Fitr at Istanbul's Suleymaniye Mosque early on Tuesday

Eid prayers mark the beginning of a three-day festival during which most Muslims make time to spend with their families and friends, while breaking their month-long fast

Eid prayers mark the beginning of a three-day festival during which most Muslims make time to spend with their families and friends, while breaking their month-long fast

Bosnian Muslims attend morning prayers in front of the main Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian Muslims attend morning prayers in front of the main Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Islamic worshippers press their heads to the ground in prayer at a mosque in Grozny, Russia, during Eid al-Fitr prayers

Islamic worshippers press their heads to the ground in prayer at a mosque in Grozny, Russia, during Eid al-Fitr prayers

Women take part in Eid al-Fitr prayers at The Pumwani Grounds in Nairobi, Kenya, to mark the end of Ramadan

Women take part in Eid al-Fitr prayers at The Pumwani Grounds in Nairobi, Kenya, to mark the end of Ramadan

A square in Naples, Italy, is filled with Muslim worshippers celebrating the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday on Tuesday

A square in Naples, , is filled with Muslim worshippers celebrating the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday on Tuesday

As part of the celebrations, worshippers make an obligatory donation to charity. Here, a man accepts donations outside a mosque in Abidjan, in the Ivory Coast

As part of the celebrations, worshippers make an obligatory donation to charity. Here, a man accepts donations outside a mosque in Abidjan, in the Ivory Coast

Ivorian Muslims offer prayers for the Eid al-Fitr holiday in front of a mosque in Adjame neighbourhood of Abidjan, on June 4

Ivorian Muslims offer prayers for the Eid al-Fitr holiday in front of a mosque in Adjame neighbourhood of Abidjan, on June 4

Ordinarily a festive occasion, this year's Eid comes amid war and turmoil in more than one area. In Afghanistan, the Taliban insurgent group has said it will not mark Eid with a cease fire, as they did last year. 

Yemen has been mired in war and famine for years, while in Sudan, the ruling military just conducted a deadly crackdown on Monday against pro-democracy protesters, killing at least 35.  

At night, the state-run SUNA news agency announced that the country will celebrate the first day of Eid on Wednesday, but the Sudanese Professionals' Association, which has spearheaded the protests, declared Tuesday is the first day of Eid according to astronomers in the Khartoum University - in defiance to the military council. 

Pictured: Indonesian youths light firecrackers and flares as they celebrate the end of the fasting month of Ramadan on a street in Jakarta, Indonesia

Pictured: Indonesian youths light firecrackers and flares as they celebrate the end of the fasting month of Ramadan on a street in Jakarta, Indonesia

Muslim worshippers pray during a mass prayer to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on June 4, 2019 at the Stade des Martyrs in Kinshasa

Muslim worshippers pray during a mass prayer to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on June 4, 2019 at the Stade des Martyrs in Kinshasa

People pray outside of a mosque called the Masjid at-Taqwa for Eid al-Fitr prayer on June 4, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City

People pray outside of a mosque called the Masjid at-Taqwa for Eid al-Fitr prayer on June 4, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City

In Yemen, the internationally recognized government said Tuesday is the first day of Eid, while the Shiite Houthi rebels who control much of the country including the capital, Sanaa, announced that Eid starts on Wednesday.

It is the first time in Yemen's modern history that its people were split over celebrating Eid.

Muslim Sunni powerhouse Saudi Arabia, as well as Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, started celebrating on

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