Dastgir Sahib Shrine in Srinagar

Housing relics of eminent Islamic personalities, Dastgir Sahib showcase papier-mache scroll work and rare Arabic scriptures.

Housing relics of eminent Islamic personalities, Dastgir Sahib showcase papier-mache scroll work and rare Arabic scriptures. | Photo credit: BOMBMAN/flickr

Dastgir Sahib Shrine Overview

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Dastgir Sahib Shrine is an important Islamic place of worship, which is situated in the old city of Srinagar. This shrine was established in remembrance of Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani, who was a revered Sufi saint and preacher. It earns widespread recognition for its stunning interiors, which reflect artistic brilliance and creativity.

Papier-mache scroll work and impressive motifs are used to decorate the interiors of this shrine. Holy scriptures written in Arabic language are also present inside Dastgir Sahib. Making the shrine all the more beautiful are the elegant and ornate chandeliers that look stunning when lit. Dastgir Sahib Shrine also houses relics of eminent Islamic personalities.

  • Opening Closing Time 09:00 am – 06:00 pm (Sunday)
    09:00 am – 08:00 pm (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday)
    09:00 am – 06:30 pm (Thursday)

  • Photo Opp

    Visitors are allowed to click photographs inside the premises of this shrine. They can take pictures of its beautiful interiors, which are adorned with traditional designs.

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Location

Old Srinagar, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir