Aali Mosque

Aali Masjid (or Ali Mosque) is a mosque located in the Srinagar city of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It was constructed in 1471 A.D.,during the reign of Shamiri king Sultan Hassan Shah. The structure is the largest existing historic mosque constructed within the premises of Eidgah Srinagar. It is also the second largest mosque in the Kashmir Valley after the Jamia Masjid, also located in Srinagar.[1] The building shows a unique synthesis between Central Asian and local traditions of wooden architecture.The mosque is based on a 4m×4m grid supported on 5m tall 151 wooden columns of 0.95m girth.The main hall on the ground floor measuring 61.2m×20.5m consists of 75 such modules. All 151 deodar columns are rested on carved stone pedestals with varying designs.The overall area of the mosque is 1844sq.m

Aali Masjid
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Religion
AffiliationIslam
DistrictSrinagar
RegionKashmir Valley
Statusactive
Location
MunicipalitySrinagar Municipal Corporation
StateJammu and Kashmir
Aali Mosque is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Aali Mosque
Shown within Jammu and Kashmir
Aali Mosque is located in India
Aali Mosque
Aali Mosque (India)
Geographic coordinates34°06′18″N 74°47′39″E / 34.1049°N 74.7942°E / 34.1049; 74.7942Coordinates: 34°06′18″N 74°47′39″E / 34.1049°N 74.7942°E / 34.1049; 74.7942
Architecture
Funded byAawami Action Committee
Completed1471 AD
Specifications
Length67 metres (220 ft)
Width41 metres (135 ft)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Aali Masjid". Archived from the original on 9 August 2014.