Pathar Masjid

Srinagar, JK - 190002

Type: Landmark
  • Kuchay umar
    Kuchay umar
  • Umar Farooq
    Umar Farooq
  • Rifat Rahman
    Rifat Rahman
  • Azhar Fareedi
    Azhar Fareedi
  • Imtiyaz Ahmad
    Imtiyaz Ahmad
  • Azhar Fareedi
    Azhar Fareedi
  • Azhar Fareedi
    Azhar Fareedi
  • Shah Nawaz
    Shah Nawaz
  • Opal Mehta
    Opal Mehta
  • Azhar Fareedi
    Azhar Fareedi
  • Azhar Fareedi
    Azhar Fareedi
  • Nilesh Korgaokar
    Nilesh Korgaokar

The Pathar Masjid, located in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, is a historic mosque dating back to the Mughal era. Built-in 1623 by the Mughal Empress Nur Jahan, the mosque is an architectural marvel characterized by its unique blend of Mughal and Persian styles. The name "Pathar Masjid" translates to "Stone Mosque," derived from the fact that it is constructed primarily using local grey limestone.

The Pathar Masjid stands as a testament to the rich cultural and architectural heritage of Kashmir. Its elegant design features intricately carved stone facades, ornate arched doorways, and minarets adorned with intricate motifs. The mosque's interior is equally impressive, with a spacious prayer hall embellished with beautiful calligraphy and decorative motifs. Despite its age, the Pathar Masjid remains well-preserved and continues to serve as a place of worship for the local Muslim community.

Visitors to the Pathar Masjid can marvel at its historical significance and architectural beauty while also experiencing the serene atmosphere of the surrounding area. The mosque is often included in guided tours of Srinagar's heritage sites, allowing tourists to learn about its history and cultural significance. Additionally, the Pathar Masjid provides a peaceful retreat for those seeking moments of contemplation and spiritual reflection amidst the bustling cityscape of Srinagar.

Besides this landmark, there are thirteen more landmarks listed in Srinagar. There's also six attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Pathar Masjid on the map above.

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