All Should Know about Atigh Great Mosque - Isfahan
The fact is that the Atigh Great Mosque, the oldest mosque in Isfahan, is certainly well-known as one of the Particular historical monuments for either Islamic history or the beginning of civilization. However it almost backdates to 1300 years ago (reigning time of Abbasian caliphs), and it can be noticed as a sensible and spiritual structure in many aspects that include the architectural, artistic, scientific, and influential efforts in religious cultural, political, and social fluctuations due to the different eras.
Esfahan Atiq (antique) Jame Mosque: The Encyclopedia on the most Comprehensive patterns of Islamic Architecture in Iran
On Allameh Majlesi street on the left, after climbing two flights of stairways (5+7 steps) as wide as the pathway, one can find a considerable elevation between the level of the asphalted road and the entrance (one of the eleven) to the mosque. This sudden transition in the two levels is as high as twelve steps. Keep this disparity in mind for future reference.
This cathedral is called; Kelisa (Church) as a congregational church of Esfahan. It was built initially as a small Church called; Amena Pergaige in 1606 A.D., and then expanded to its present size later in 1655 A.D., with a gorgeous nave topped by a 38- meter lofty double-layer dome. The nave is adorned all over by mural paintings, including three genres of Iranian miniature, Armenian, and Byzantine either individually or synthetically. The Vank (all saviors) Cathedral is the most Spectacular Church in Iran.
Hasht Behesht Palace, a Labyrinth at the Gate Of the Eighth Storey of Paradise
During the reign of the Safavid Kings, the name Hasht Behesht (Eight Heavens) was a general title used for some of the palaces, which were specifically built for having fun or pleasure. Besides Esfahan. in some other cities such as Tabriz and Qazvin, the same buildings existed, too. Another denomination of the palace in Esfahan was also Bolbol (nightingale) because of its location in the middle of a garden of the same name.
Hakim Jam e Mosque', the Incentive of the most Sincere Mystical Feelings
In the beginning, it is preferred to introduce this mosque with two lines of Farsi poetry that exist on the tilework of its northern porch:
In the nice mosque of Hakim Davoud, On the porch over, that Muezzin stood,
Anybody says sincerely and truly prayer, Undoubtedly, is accepted no later.