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Aqsa Mosque, Gurdaspur

Features

Qadian Town is associated with the founder of Ahmadiya Muslia Sect, the Promised Messiah "Hazrat Mirrza Gulam Ahmad" who was born in Qadian. The Aqsa Mosque was built in 1876 by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad’s father while the foundation of the Mubarak Masjid, the first ever Ahmadiyya mosque, was laid by the son in 1883. Twenty years later he added the White Minaret, a tower which is today the symbol of the sect that attracts followers from across the world.

How to reach

Nearest airport is at Pathankot with 30 km. Nearest railway station is Kandwal Halt Rail Way Station with 16 km. Doong is connected by road transport to Pathankot and Gurdaspur.

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