Hazratbal Masjid, Jammu & Kashmir

Located in Hazratbal, Srinagar, in Jammu and Kashmir, Hazratbal Masjid is a hallowed Islamic shrine on the left bank of the Dal Lake. Being 154m in length and 25 m in height, this pristine white structure comprises one dome and one minaret. The shrine contains a holy relic called the Moi-e-Muqqadas which is believed by many Muslims as the hair strand of Prophet Muhammad. Found at a scenic location, this quaint religious building looks impressive on clear sky days and startles the eyes of the visitors when its reflection appears on the Dal Lake.


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