: Thanesar, Haryana
Made of : Red Stone
: 17th Century
The Pathar Masjid well-known for its fluted minarets attached to its back wall is built of red sandstone. The top limit of the mosque resting on pillars is decked out with floral designs carved in low relief. The mosque is assignable to seventeenth century AD.
The 'qibla' in the centre of the western wall, is flanked on either side by two arched niches inscribed with verses from the Quran. The masonry terrace forming the front court was added at a later date. The pillars are also profusely bedecked with floral designs, while the bases over the mouldings show 'chaitya'-window motifs.
How to get there
Air: The nearest airport is at Chandigarh.
Rail: The nearest rail junction is at kurukshetra.
Road: Kurukshetra has a bus stand of its own.