A masjid or a mosque is a place where faithful Muslims come to say their prayers. The state of Jammu and Kashmir is loaded with mosques that are fine examples of culture and archaeology. The first thing you will notice about these mosques is the concept of Kashmiriyat. A majority of population is Muslim and they have been here since centuries. You will find a mosque almost in every town. We have for you today some of the finest mosques of the state, each one a jewel.
4. Hazratbal Mosque
This world famous mosque is located on the banks of Dal Lake. The mosque is most elegant in white marble and it gets reflected in the water of the lake. The mosque is most famous for keeping in its vault the original hair of Prophet Muhammad. It is the only mosque in the state that has a dome. It is holiest of the holy shrines in India.