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Masjed-e Jameh of Isfahan (Jameh Mosque)

Masjed-e Jameh of Isfahan (Jameh Mosque)

The initial building of this mosque was constructed during Seljuq Empire which is a production of the Iranian architecture for 15 centuries

Ganj Ali Khan Complex

Ganj Ali Khan Complex

It was made in the Safavid time by the order of governor of the city of Kerman, Ganj Ali Khan, in a traditional style of architecture known as Isfahani and includes Mosque, Bathhouse, and Bazar

Jameh Mosque of Nain

Jameh Mosque of Nain

The mosque is located in Nain in Isfahan Province with a Shabestany plan that was popular in early Islamic time. It dates back to 14th c. and famous for its wooden door and menbar. …

Jameh Mosque of Yazd

Jameh Mosque of Yazd

Dating back to Sassanid time when it was used as a fire temple, it is in the city of Yazd with Azari style of architecture, and separate praying halls for winter and summer.

Blue Mosque (Kabud, Kabood)

Blue Mosque (Kabud, Kabood)

The Blue Mosque is a very famous mosque in the city of Tabriz, East Azerbaijan Province. It dates back to Kara Koyunlu reign, an Oghuz Turk tribe that ruled over West and North-West of Iran …

Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk (Tekyeh Moaven al-molk)

Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk (Tekyeh Moaven al-molk)

The Tekieh (Tekyeh) is located in Kermanshah used for mourning processions and rituals held in the month that Imam Hossein died. It has halls of Abassieh and Zeinabieh, and a Mosque.

Nasir Ol Molk Mosque

Nasir Ol Molk Mosque

The mosque is in Shiraz, built in the 20th c. by the order of governor and famous for its windows that are filled with colored glasses that reflect light in different shades of red and …

The Royal Mosque (Shah Mosque)

The Royal Mosque (Shah Mosque)

The mosque is part of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square, it is one of the biggest mosques of Isfahan built in Safavid time with Haft-Rang Tile and a deviation of direction to face the Kiblah.

Sheikh Lotfollah (Lotf Allah) Mosque

Sheikh Lotfollah (Lotf Allah) Mosque

It is part of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan, known as the smallest Iranian Mosque and was dedicated to Sheikh Lotfollah, a Lebanese Clergy that was invited to Iran by the Safavid King.

Iranian Architecture

Iranian Architecture

Iranian architecture can be studied in two eras, pre-Islamic era (divided into two styles of Parsian and Parthian) and post-Islamic era

Vakil Mosque

Vakil Mosque

It is part of a complex that includes Bathhouse and Bazaar as well, made in the Zand Era by the order of Karim Khan at the heart of Shiraz City with a 4-Iwan plan.

Iranian Mosque

Iranian Mosque

Mosque is a holy place where Muslims worship God and it is also one of the most important buildings in Islamic architecture of Iran.