Located in Pali district, this age-old mosque is beautifully designed and is a treat to the eyes. Built during late 13th century or early 14th century by Sultan al-Tarikin, it is one of the many ancient mosques of Rajasthan. An important landmark of Kharadi area, the design of the mosque is the first thing that you would notice. It resembles the artwork during the times of Khilji dynasty.
History of the Attraction
Historically this Masjid inspires all to break boundaries of religions, as it was built by a Hindu lady during the Mughal reign. Its founder, Bai Tilokdi or Trilok Devi was the daughter Mian Tansen, the renowned musician of the Mughal royal house. It was built in 1652 AD and visited religiously by devotees nationwide
The Nabi Qadi Hamid Al-din Masjid is easily accessible and you can avail rented car, taxi, or other modes of public transport once you reach Pali.
By Air: Jodhpur is the nearest airport to Pali and it takes around one and half hour journey to reach here.
By Train: Pali station is well connected to major cities of Rajasthan like Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, and Ajmer and other cities of India like Guwahati, Bangalore, and Mysore.
By Road: Pali is connected to Jodhpur and Udaipur with regular buses.
Things to Do in and around
If you are visiting Pali, try and visit the Bangur Museum, located near the old bus stand. It has a decent collection of artifacts, coins, and other antiques. You can also visit the Hatundi Rata Mahabir Temple made from pink stones, the old structure resembling the Egyptian pyramids. Lakhotia Garden is another place that you visit and there are many step wells or baolis, in Pali as well, that are of historical significance.
Here in Pali, you would come across many old temples that were built many years back.
Opening/Closing timings and days
The mosque opens at 6:00 in the morning and closes at 9:00 PM at night.
Best Time to Visit
Pali being a part of Rajasthan is very hot during summer and the temperature usually cross the 45 degree mark. The best time to visit this place begins from October and continues until February.