The Shah Jahan Mosque was built in 1647 in Thatha City, some 100 km from Karachi.
Shah Jahan (means King of the World) was a Mughal emperor and is the same guy who is responsible for Taj Mahal.
This is a beautiful mosque and a piece of art:
The mosque has corridors and about 100 small domes distributed in such a way that when the sermon is delivered, the voice is carried, amplified in the domes repeatedly and the entire mosque can hear it with any loud speakers:
The main prayer hall inside the mosque. you can see people praying:
Now a days it is equipped with loud speakers (strange, defeats the purpose of this very scientific architecture):
The art work is intricate and mind blowing. just beautiful:
A close up:
Something which has survived for centuries is deteriorating due to neglect (although I saw renovation being done):
The worst case:
All photos taken by me. To prove that I was there, in the middle, with my friends:
I hope you enjoy this beauty. Thanks for the patience.