Ali Masjid

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Ali Masjid
Ali Musjid, Khyber Pass.jpg
Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 34.043972°N 71.250433°E
Altitude: 835 m (2,742 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Ali Masjid
State/Province: Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)
Country: Pakistan
Transport links
View of the town & fort (2013)

Ali Masjid is a town in the Khyber Pass, present day Khyber Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan. During the British era, a fort was constructed on the top of a mountain.

Name origin

According to locals, it is named Ali after Prophet Muhammad's cousin.

History

Sites of interest

  • Fort
  • Buddhist stupas
  • Graves of British Soldiers
  • Mosque