Bhong Mosque, Rahim Yar Khan

Bhong Mosque, Rahim Yar Khan

Surrounded by myth and legend,the Bhong Mosque 50 kilometres from Rahim Yar Khan, is a must-see for anyone travelling to central Pakistan. But exactly why is it so beautiful? Why have the artisans of Bhong devoted themselves to a lifetime of perfecting this otherwise unremarkable mosque?

In a guest post with our friends at AZ Backpack ME, UrbanDuniya’s Tim Blight has written about the spellbinding sight of this kaleidoscopic mosque in southern Punjab. Click here to read more…

 

Comments (4)

  • Andrew Reply

    looks quite different to the usual mosque in Pakistan. Where is it close to?

    December 13, 2014 at 4:05 pm
    • Tim Blight Reply

      It’s near a city called Rahim Yar Khan (“RYK” for short), which doesn’t see many tourists. RYK is almost exactly halfway between Lahore and Karachi (south of Multan), and it’s in Punjab, but near the border with Sindh.

      December 13, 2014 at 11:43 pm
  • Agness Reply

    Wow, breath-taking! <3

    December 14, 2014 at 1:14 am
    • Tim Blight Reply

      It’s solo beautiful! I hope you can make it there one day Agness 🙂

      December 14, 2014 at 10:06 am

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