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What is the Top 10 mosques I must visit in Iran?

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What is the Top 10 mosques I must visit in Iran?

The artistic demonstration in Islamic architecture has been demonstrated in the construction of mosques in countries such as India, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Egypt, Afghanistan, Palestine, Syria and 'other countries. The main types of Islamic architecture are: mosque, tomb, palace and fort. Here, we become familiar with Ten Mezzes Amazing in Iran:

1. Nasir ol Molk Mosque, Shiraz
Nasir ol Molk Mosque or the Pink Mosque; From the outside view seems like a pretty house of worship. A beautifully colored spot by Shah Cheragh Shrine. It is highly recommended to visit here when it is sunny in order to benefit from the magical lights inside the mosque! More

2. Imam Mosque, Isfahan
The Imam mosque or the former Shah mosque (royal); (Rebaptised after the Islamic Revolution of 1979) is one of the most beautiful and most impressive mosques in Iran. It is registered at the same time as the Naqsh-e Jahan Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A unique feature of the Imam mosque is the acoustic properties and reflections at the central point under the dome! What is a fun interest for many visitors, especially those euphonics! More

3. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Isfahan
The Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is known as one of the architectural masterpieces of the Shah Abbas period, dedicated to his father-in-law. It is located on the east side of Naghsh-e Jahan Square. It has no minaret or courtyard and is the best example of architecture and tiling of Iran in the 17th century. The most attractive part of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is the pale tiles of the dome, which change from cream to pink color, depending on the light conditions! More


4. Vakil Mosque, Shiraz
The Vakil mosque was built in the middle of the 18th century by Karim Khan, the founder of the Zand dynasty. The entrance doors as well as the inside of the mosque are decorated with colored tiles in beautiful floral patterns. As this mosque is very large (area of 8,660 square meters) is often called the stone forest. More


5. Jame Mosque, Yazd
Jame Mosque of Yazd or Friday mosque is a distinct feature of the Iranian mosques by possessing high entrance portals, called pishtaq. This mosque is a particularly beautiful example of two high minarets. More


6. Blue Mosque, Tabriz
The blue mosque was built on the order of Jahan Shah the ruler of the Kara Koyunlu dynasty who made Tabriz the capital of his Kingdom. Although the mosque was damaged by an earthquake in 1779, reconstructions supported it and made it one of the main attraction of Tabriz yet. More

 

7. Agha Bozorg Mosque, Kashan
The mosque of Agha Bozorg is the historical mosque that was built in the late 18th century. It is famous for its symmetrical pattern and attractive appearance. The magnificent dome is flanked by astonishing minarets adorned with colored tiles arranged in certain geometric shapes. Its central courtyard and swimming pool in the middle are a good example of Persian architecture. More


8. Goharshad Mosque, Mashhad
Goharshad Mosque; Worthy and impressive! The post-Islamic method of building structures in Iran is here: in arches, mosaic tiles work and the very round domes of Goharshad Mosque. More


9. Jame Mosque, Qazvin
Jame Mosque of Qazvin is one of the oldest mosques in Iran. It is believed that it was built on the order of Harun Al-Rashid in 807 CE. Its original building was built on a temple of fire during the Sassanid era and other parts were built later. Its double-layered dome dates back to the era of the Seljuks. Jame Qazvin Mosque survived the Mongol invasion.


10. Jame Mosque, Kerman
Jame mosque of Kerman was built in 1350. It is the first surviving example of Muzaffarid architecture. As the mosque dates from the 14th century, its tile works are limited to four colors palette: white, yellow, dark blue and light blue. More

 

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