Ahmedabad – Part IX: The Pattharwali Masjid or Qutbuddin’s Mosque

This Mosque is one of the less explored mosques in Ahmedabad, but rich in intricate carvings and Hindu elements in its design. The mosque was constructed in 1449 during the reign of Sultan Muhammed Shah II by Nizam son of Hilal.

Pattharwali Masjid or Qutbuddin’s Mosque
Pattharwali Masjid or Qutbuddin’s Mosque
The main entrance of the mosque
The main entrance of the mosque
The main entrance and pillars
The main entrance and pillars
The tank in front of the mosque
The tank in front of the mosque
The jaali work around the tank
The jaali work around the tank
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details
Architectural details

Acknowledgement:
I would like to express my special thanks to Mr. Narendra J Otia (njotia@gmail.com), a heritage enthusiast and photographer for his help and assistance in exploring the various mosques and temples in Ahmedabad.

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17 thoughts on “Ahmedabad – Part IX: The Pattharwali Masjid or Qutbuddin’s Mosque”

  1. I, along with my friends, had once tried carving a hold in a particularly difficult rock patch to make it a little safer for trekkers AND we had a harrowing time doing it even though we were mentally prepared and used proper tools for the purpose. That experience taught me to respect the skill and patience that must have been required to make such monuments. Just mindblowing. Thank you for posting this.
    Cheers!

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