Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Chiniot Mosque the marvel of Islamic Architecture

If you ever got chance to visit Faisalabad do visit Chiniot that is known for it's wooden furniture. Apart from wooden furniture city's 400 years old "Shahi Mosque". It is not large as other ancient mosques in Pakistan but carvings and architecture are splendid.

To approach Chiniot catch "Sargodah Road" from faisalabad and traveling around 35 km takes you to chiniot and ask anyone about the Shahi mosque. Apart from Shahi mosque there is beautiful Omar Hayat Palace (that will be my next blog entery).

For photographers

No restriction for taking picture. Get ready to face lots of dust. And do have some bananas of chiniot full of taste.

And here are my takes of the mosque. Click here for full gallery and large size of images





Visit at prayer timings to add some drama to photos.

ALL images © Awais Yaqub