is built near the banks of the river Jhelum.It is located in the
old city of Srinagar
. Pathar Masjid
was made under the supervision of Nur Jahan, the wife of the emperor Jehangir. Pathar Masjid
is quite different from other mosques of the city, as this one doesn’t have a domed or pyramidal roof and does not have any spires at the top. It has a total of 9 mehraabs or arches, where the middle one is the biggest and the rest of the 8 arches are small as compared to the middle one.
Pathar Masjid has got its name from its structure, which is made of stones. Hence based on stone structure the mosque was named Pathar Masjid. Nowadays the mosque is locally known as
Hundreds of people come here for the
daily religious congregations of muslims. On Fridays and other religious festivals, the mosque receives a hue of devotees that come here to pray. The package booked under
Duke Kashmir travels can make you visit this beautiful place while exploring local Srinagar.
How to reach:-
From the Srinagar international airport, it will take you almost 36-40 minutes by cab.
If traveling from Jammu, this road trip will take you almost 7 hours and 50 minutes.