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Kamani Masjid
22° 28' 58.56'' N, 73° 32' 48.78'' E

This Masjid is known as Kamani Masjid because of the Architectural feature of its pillared hall which is full of arches. The central hall is roofed by a marble dome decorated with glazed tiles.


Conservation and Preservation

It is known as Kamani Masjid because of the architectural features of its pillared hall which is full of arches. The prayer hall is roofed by domes which are mostly missing. It is datable to circa fifteenth century A.D. The mosque has been damaged due to penetration of rain water and growth of huge vegetation. The bulged ashlar stones masonry of back side including mehrab have been dismantled carefully after proper documentation and reconstructed the same as per original. The work is in progress

The work of re-erection of fallen arches, including replacing broken pieces of arches with duly-dressed ashlar stones, set in lime mortar, is completed. Re-construction of missing ashlar stone masonry of northern side wall is completed as per original with old and new stones, duly plain dressed and set in 1:1:1 LSS mortar.