Amburiq Mosque, Shigar

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  • This mosque is located next to Shigar Fort Serena Hotel. Beautifully restored to its original condition. approx. 500 - 600 years old.  more »
  • One of the oldest mosques in the region. It is still in use by the locals for praying during the day, as well as for namaz-e-janazah since the cemetery is conveniently located next door.  more »
  • This is one of the oldest mosques in the entire region of Northern Pakistan and definitely the first mosque in Shigar Valley. It is believed to be approx 750 years old and was built by Persian builder...  more »
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  • A masterpiece of Ladakh Muslim architecture beautifully restored by AKCSP
  • The 14th Century Ambrique Mosque represents the 1st Islamic Religious Monument in the Shigar Valley Built by Irani craftsman who were trevelling with Kashmiri preacher, Syed Ali Hamdani. The mosque was built using the traditional cribbage and cator techniques, which also possesses rich carved motifs and strong structural elements. In 2005 it was recognized with a UNESCO Award for heritage conservation.
  • Best Islamic center
  • Historical Masjid 600years old. Woodwork worth to be seen.
  • Built around 750 years back by Syed Ali Hamadan, the famous sufi of his time, Amburiq Mosque is still functional and stands majestically in the beautiful surroundings of Shigar. Was renovated few years back.
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