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Haji Ali's Mosque

Situated at the end of a 500 m causeway jutting into the Arabian Sea, Haji Ali's Mosque is a majestic mosque easily accessible from Lula Rajpatrai Marg of Mumbai. It is just opposite the renowned Mahalaxmi Temple.

Supported by marble pillars, this mosque is a splendid example of the Indo-Islamic architecture style. The shrine contains the tomb of a Muslim saint named Haji Ali who is believed to have been meditated here. The main entrance is built in the Muslim style and the structure resembles a minaret. Built in marble, Hajjis Ali's Mosque is adorned with mirrors of various colors. The tomb of Haji Ali is washed with rose water once in a year. Devotees believe that this water has medicinal properties. The devotees usually touch their heads and lips on the cloth which is thrown around the tomb. Accommodation facilities are available.

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) Railway Station is the major railroad depot nearby and the nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Greater Mumbai
Location: Mumbai    


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