10 beautiful mosque that should be seen in Iran
Beautiful, amazing, glorious, arches, mosaic tiles, circular domes, the structural features of pre-Islamic architecture in Iran.
Iranian architecture dates back to 5000 BC and has had a significant impact on the architecture of India, Turkey
Various buildings and collections, such as mosques, shrines, markets, bridges
The architecture of mosques in Iran varies from region to region because of the geometric structures, materials
In the last ten
Imam Mosque, Isfahan
The Imam Mosque, located on the south side of Isfahan Square, is an excellent example of Islamic architecture in Iran. This immortal masterpiece, as well as the Naghsh-e-Jahan square, has been registered on the UNESCO World Heritage site. This mosque belongs to the 6th century AD. The splendor is due to the
The peculiarity of each mosque is its minaret. This mosque has 4 minarets. Acoustic properties and reflections at the central point under the dome are of interest to many visitors, as the ingenuity of the architects in creating the dome allows the imam to speak with a moderate voice and to be always clearly heard by all.
Sheikh Lotfolah Mosque, Isfahan
This mosque is built as a private mosque of the royal family. This is why she does not have a minaret. The drawing made by calligraphy and tiles in this mosque is more beautiful and better than the other Persian and Islamic works. The real charm of the interior of the building results from its perfect symmetry. The prayer room is built on a square plan that is transformed into a circular dome by means of four large squeakers that extend to the ground level and are twinned on four sides of the square by four large arches of the same size.
Nasi-Ol-Molk Shiraz Mosque
This mosque was built during the Qajar period. In this mosque, colored glass is widely used as an outdoor decoration. This mosque is unique for its tile work and architecture. The construction of the mosque began in 1293 AH. And finally finished in 1305 AH. By Mohammad Hassan Me'mar and Mohammad Reza Kashi Paz Shirazi. The facade of the mosque is very colorful with colored glass. It also features traditional elements such as Panj Goshe-i (five
Jame Mosque, Yazd
This mosque has the tallest entrance door among all Iran’s mosques.
A fine example of Iranian style Azari architecture, Yazd's Grand Mosque is crowned by a pair of minarets, the highest in Iran. The
The mosque has a porch and is built around 100 years old and three periods of government. The main structure of this mosque is related to the Sassanid period.
This mosque is important for several reasons:
- The oldest example of architecture.
- Use of indirect light in the mosque.
- Extended ceilings with beautiful decorations.
Sheikh Safi Ol Din Mosque, Ardabil
Sheikh Safi's collection is made in the early 16th century until the end of the 18th century. This monument contains a collection of monuments of princes and emperors of the Safavid period. The tomb of Sheikh Safi is built like an octagon, and the dome is known as "Allah, Allah" is placed on it.
The most important parts of this collection are:
- Main entrance door.
- china shop
Ghoharshad Mosque, Mashhad
The Goharshad Mosque, built on the orders of Lady Goharshad, wife of Shahrokh, kings of the Timurid dynasty, in 1418 AD. Due to the elegance and beauty of the tiles, the architectural style and the style of the Goharshad Mosque, this mosque is one of the masterpieces of Iranian architecture of the Timurid era. The Goharshad Mosque is a classical mosque built in the form of four ivory mosques. The mosque has a dome with a height of 41 meters and 2 minarets with a height of 43 meters.
The mosque of Goharshad Mashhad is the largest mosque in the monument of the sacred shrine Imam Reza ", its 2,850-square-meter courtyard is the oldest of this complex.
Blue Mosque, Tabriz
This mosque is known as the Turquoise of Islam because most of the mosque is covered with blue tiles. It was built in 1465 by the order of Jahan Shah, ruler of the Qaraqouyunlu dynasty. The Blue Mosque was part of a larger architectural ensemble called the Mozafriya Collection. This collection includes a mosque, monastery, courtyard, library and other parts, all of which were destroyed. Only the blue mosque remained.
Soltani Mosque, Zanjan
The Jame Mosque or Zanjan School, known as the Sayed Mosque, was built in the 13th century and Qajar period. This mosque is located in the center of Zanjan and near the old Qaisiriyah traditional bazaar. This historic complex, which is one of the largest and most beautiful mosques and religious schools in Zanjan, is one of the most valuable monuments built on the basis of the four ivory mosques. The porches are located on all four sides of the mosque.
Great Mosque of Ghaen
This mosque was built in the year 796 and was repaired in 1086 by
The masonry of this structure was carried out by Karbalaie Isaq Qaeni. The wooden pulpit of this mosque was made by a good master craftsman, Mohammad Moqeem. It is considered one of the many examples of beautiful craftsmanship.
Tarikhane Mosque, Damghan
This mosque is a very good example of the early centuries of Islamic mosques. The mosque style is derived from Sasanian architecture. The courtyard of the mosque is based on 18 circular columns (three rows of six). These columns have 1.5