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MOSQUES IN IRAN (category)

Vakil Mosque
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
One of the most important artistic and historical buildings, which have remained from the Zand period, is Vakil Mosque, also known as soltani Mosque and Jami Vakil, Mosque. This Mosque ... MORE
It is one of the most valuable monuments dating back to Zandieh period. It's construction was completed in 1773 AD. with a beautiful ceiling and a marble altar that is considered to be one of the master pieces of the Zandieh era.
Imam Reza Holy Shrine
in Mashhad City
city: Mashhad
The Imam Reza Shrine Complex was developed on the site of the eighth Imam's grave, in what was at the time of his death in 817 the small village of Sanabad. In the tenth century ... MORE
The mausoleum of Imam Reza, the eighth Imam of Twelver Shiites. Imam Reza Shrine is one of the most touristy places of Iran, the world’s largest mosque.
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is situated on the eastern side of Naghsh-e Jahan square and the northern side opens into the Isfahan Grand Bazaar. This mosque was built during Shah Abbas ... MORE
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one of the architectural masterpieces of Iranian architecture that was built during the Safavid Empire, standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-e Jahan Square, Esfahan, Iran.
Qaen Jame' Mosque
in Qaen (Qayen) City
This mosque was constructed in the year 796 AH and was repaired in the year 1086 AH by Safkosh during the period of Shah Soleiman Safavid. The structure is made of stone and brick ... MORE
This mosque was constructed in the year 796 AH and was repaired in the year 1086 AH by Safkosh during the period of Shah Soleiman Safavid. The structure is made of stone and brick and the mosque consists of a courtyard, four porticos and two places for nocturnal prayers (Shabestan). Besides ...
city: Kashan
Aqa-Bozorg Mosque or Madrese-ye AghaBozorg is an ancient structure with four porches and a beautiful dome and two tile worked minarets. Its courtyard and chambers that are on a lower ... MORE
Aqa-Bozorg Mosque or Madrese-ye AghaBozorg is an ancient structure with four porches and a beautiful dome and two tile worked minarets. Located in Kashan (Isfahan Province)
Saveh Jame' Mosque
in Saveh City
city: Saveh
The Jame' Mosque of Saveh is one of the valuable relics of the Saljuqi period. This was constructed in the 6th century AH., coinciding with the establishment of the city itself. ... MORE
The Jame' Mosque of Saveh is one of the valuable relics of the Saljuqi period. This was constructed in the 6th century AH., coinciding with the establishment of the city itself. This structure is a treasure in the aspect of art, its tile and plasterwork are spectacular. This majestic ...
Ganj-Ali Khan Mosque
in Kerman City
city: Kerman
This structure is in the north eastern corner of the Ganj Ali Khan aggregate of Kerman. Actually it is like a small museum, exhibiting decorative Islamic arts such as tile and plaster ... MORE
The Ganjali Khan Complex is a Safavid-era building complex, located in the old center of city of Kerman, Iran. The complex is composed of a school, a square, a caravanserai, a bathhouse, an Ab-Anbar, a mint, a mosque and a bazaar.
Sorkh Mosque
in Saveh City
city: Saveh
Sorkh Mosque which is also known as the Maidan Mosque, is located to the north of the old square of Saveh.

It has been named as such because of its adornments and epigraphs.  ...
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Sorkh Mosque which is also known as the Maidan Mosque, is located to the north of the old square of Saveh. It has been named as such because of its adornments and epigraphs.  This structure is a remnant of the Saljuqi period, and comprises of a simple brick dome, a minaret, three porticos ...
Nayshabur Jame' Mosque
in Nayshabur (Nishapur) City
The building of this mosque is of 9th century AH, and its founder was Pahlavan Ali-e-Nami. The courtyard of this mosque is square shaped, with tall porticos (Shabestan and Mehrab). ... MORE
The building of this mosque is of 9th century AH, and its founder was Pahlavan Ali-e-Nami. The courtyard of this mosque is square shaped, with tall porticos (Shabestan and Mehrab). The altar and place for nocturnal prayers are all paved in stone. Inscriptions from Shah Abbas I (1021 AH) can be ...
Kabood Mosque
in Tabriz City
city: Tabriz
Also known as Blue Mosque, Goey Mosque, Jahanshah Mosque (Azerbaijani: ... MORE
This unique mosque in Tabriz is one of the great and best sample of Persian architecture for mosques. Still the locals pray and ceremonies held in this beautiful mosque. It is one of the worth visit sites in Tabriz and also a world heritage site.
Fahraj Jame' Mosque
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
This mosque, is situated at a distance of 30 kilometers east of Yazd, and its date of construction goes back to the beginning of the Islamic era. It has wide pillars and the covering ... MORE
This mosque, is situated at a distance of 30 kilometers east of Yazd, and its date of construction goes back to the beginning of the Islamic era. It has wide pillars and the covering roof resembles that of a cradle. Only its minaret dates back to a later period. Considering its role, in expressing the ...
city: Isfahan
Other mosques in Esfahan province are as follows: The mosque and minarets of the Barsian Village, Seen Mosque, Kaj and Dashti Mosque, Qotbiyeh Mosque, Zolfiqar, Dar-e-Joobareh, Aziran, ... MORE
Other mosques in Esfahan province are as follows: The mosque and minarets of the Barsian Village, Seen Mosque, Kaj and Dashti Mosque, Qotbiyeh Mosque, Zolfiqar, Dar-e-Joobareh, Aziran, Jarchi, Baq-e-Haji, Aqa Noor Mosque, Mesri, Hakim, Haji Manuchehr Mosque, Soleiman Bek, Sheikh Ali Khan, Ilchi, Ali ...
Other old mosques that can be mentioned are : Qanbar Ali Khan Mosque, the Moshir-ol-Saltaneh Mosque, the Seyed Azizollah Mosque and the mosque and school of Sheikh Abdol Hossein. MORE
Other old mosques that can be mentioned are : Qanbar Ali Khan Mosque, the Moshir-ol-Saltaneh Mosque, the Seyed Azizollah Mosque and the mosque and school of Sheikh Abdol Hossein.
Nasirol Molk Mosque
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
This mosque is situated at the end of the Lotfali Khan-e-Zand Street. Nasirol Molk who was one of the elite of Shiraz, is the founder of this mosque. This mosque is unique for its ... MORE
This mosque is situated at the end of the Lotfali Khan-e-Zand Street. Nasirol Molk who was one of the elite of Shiraz, is the founder of this mosque. This mosque is unique for its tile work and architecture. The construction work of mosque began in 1293 AH. and was finally terminated in 1305 AH., by ...
Atiq Jame' Mosque
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
This mosque was built in celebration of the conquest of Shiraz by Saffarid Amroleiss in the year 276 AH and was completed in 281 AH. It has been restored many times. The height of ... MORE
This mosque was built in celebration of the conquest of Shiraz by Saffarid Amroleiss in the year 276 AH and was completed in 281 AH. It has been restored many times. The height of the building and its various nocturnal areas (Shabestans) with beautiful tile work on the ceilings, gives a unique charm ...
Tasooj Jame' Mosque
in Shabestar City
city: Shabestar
It is one of the ancient religious relics. This mosque has 24 pillars and 35 brick arches. On its entrance there is a stone on which an inscription with 'Tholth' script has been written ... MORE
It is one of the ancient religious relics. This mosque has 24 pillars and 35 brick arches. On its entrance there is a stone on which an inscription with 'Tholth' script has been written which belongs to 10th century AH. of Safavid era.
Tarikhaneh Mosque
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
This mosque can be said to be one of the ancient mosques of the Islamic period, known to preserve and uphold its Sassanide characteristics. The structure is related to the 2nd century ... MORE
This mosque can be said to be one of the ancient mosques of the Islamic period, known to preserve and uphold its Sassanide characteristics. The structure is related to the 2nd century AH. and the architecture of the said is an intermingling of the Arab-Islamic and Sassanide modes. It has an inner courtyard ...
Imam Khomeini Mosque
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
The said mosque is located in the city center of Semnan. This mosque has four large entrances on four sides. The doors to the northern, southern and eastern sides have a vestibule ... MORE
The said mosque is located in the city center of Semnan. This mosque has four large entrances on four sides. The doors to the northern, southern and eastern sides have a vestibule (usually octagonal in shape) and corridors. The upper portion of the northern and eastern doors are arched and artistically ...
Keyan Jame' Mosque
in Shahr-e-Kord City
This mosque is located 5 km from Shahr-e-Kord and is also known as the Mohab Mosque. It was built during the Safavid era, and in Afsharieh period it has been repaired by Moheb Ali ... MORE
This mosque is located 5 km from Shahr-e-Kord and is also known as the Mohab Mosque. It was built during the Safavid era, and in Afsharieh period it has been repaired by Moheb Ali Beik, the famed commander of Nader Shah Afshar. The Keyan Mosque has two halls for nocturnal prayers for the spring and ...
city: Sanandaj
The same is also the Jame' Mosque of Sanandaj, and was constructed by the late Amanollah Khan in the year 1227 AH. Besides being well fortified, this mosque has a large nocturnal area. ... MORE
The same is also the Jame' Mosque of Sanandaj, and was constructed by the late Amanollah Khan in the year 1227 AH. Besides being well fortified, this mosque has a large nocturnal area. On an epigraph in this vicinity holy verses of Qoran have been inscribed. The mosque has two colossal porches. Around ...
Qom Jame' Mosque
in Qom City
city: Qom
The said mosque has been constructed on a rectangular plan. The main skeleton of the dome is related to the early mid 6th century and ranks second in antiquity to the old Jame' mosque ... MORE
The said mosque has been constructed on a rectangular plan. The main skeleton of the dome is related to the early mid 6th century and ranks second in antiquity to the old Jame' mosque of Qom. According to valid historical records the current dome dates back to 529 AH. Its tall south facing porch and ...
Qom A'zam Mosque
in Qom City
city: Qom
This mosque is situated to the western front of the Astaneh of the Hazrat Ma'soomeh (AS). The same was constructed by the efforts of Ayatollah Borujerdi in the year 1374 AH. Due to ... MORE
This mosque is situated to the western front of the Astaneh of the Hazrat Ma'soomeh (AS). The same was constructed by the efforts of Ayatollah Borujerdi in the year 1374 AH. Due to its loftiness this mosque was named A'zam (Grand). It has three porches and its domed nocturnal area is adorned throughout ...
Jame' Mosque Sector
in Qom City
city: Qom
At the tail end of this quarter is the old square in the city center, at the termination of which is the Darvazeh of Ray or Ray gateway. The old bazaar, Lacheen Bek passage, the Jame' ... MORE
At the tail end of this quarter is the old square in the city center, at the termination of which is the Darvazeh of Ray or Ray gateway. The old bazaar, Lacheen Bek passage, the Jame' Mosque and Naseri school are all located in this area.
Safi Mosque
in Rasht City
city: Rasht
As a construction of the Safavid period, it is one of the beautiful religious buildings in Rasht. It is so called after Mohammad Mirza, known as Safi Mirza, the eldest son of Shah ... MORE
As a construction of the Safavid period, it is one of the beautiful religious buildings in Rasht. It is so called after Mohammad Mirza, known as Safi Mirza, the eldest son of Shah Abbas. Shah Abbas named the same Shaheedieh as it was the site of the murder of young and innocent princes. The Safi Mosque ...
Qeshm Jame' Mosque
in Qeshm Island City
The said mosque was constructed in the year 1202 AH., and is a memorial of 'Sooqiyeh' the spouse of the ruler of the times in Qeshm. The mosque has a rectangular shaped nocturnal area, ... MORE
The said mosque was constructed in the year 1202 AH., and is a memorial of 'Sooqiyeh' the spouse of the ruler of the times in Qeshm. The mosque has a rectangular shaped nocturnal area, with 16 columns in two rows.
city: Qazvin
The same is situated in the Shohada Avenue of Qazvin. It was constructed under the orders of one of the Turkaman chieftains named as, Amir Aqasi. This structure was renovated in the ... MORE
The same is situated in the Shohada Avenue of Qazvin. It was constructed under the orders of one of the Turkaman chieftains named as, Amir Aqasi. This structure was renovated in the year 1321 AH. and was converted into a mosque and school. The structure of the latter is made of brick. Its entrance door ...
Sanjideh Mosque
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
This ancient and small mosque is located on the Rey-Qazvin locality. The ceiling of the same is conical and extremely elevated. Within the mosque is of tile worked epigraph denoting ... MORE
This ancient and small mosque is located on the Rey-Qazvin locality. The ceiling of the same is conical and extremely elevated. Within the mosque is of tile worked epigraph denoting hymn or prayers pertaining to Hazrat Ali (AS). In the center of the courtyard is a diamond shaped pool.
Kabir Jame' Mosque
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
The said mosque is a remnant of the Saljuqi and Safavid periods and is located in the Shohada avenue of Qazvin. The mosque has a large rectangular courtyard with a huge pool in the ... MORE
The said mosque is a remnant of the Saljuqi and Safavid periods and is located in the Shohada avenue of Qazvin. The mosque has a large rectangular courtyard with a huge pool in the center. The said vicinity of the mosque is more than 4,000 sq.m. On the four sides of the structure are elevated porches. ...
Aminiha Mosque
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
The said structure is located at the western end of the Qajar Avenue. It comprises of 16 interconnected structures, constructed by a merchant called, Haj Mohammad Reza Amini in the ... MORE
The said structure is located at the western end of the Qajar Avenue. It comprises of 16 interconnected structures, constructed by a merchant called, Haj Mohammad Reza Amini in the year 1275 AH. The public mourning area or Hosseinieh consists of three parallel halls running in an east to west direction ...
Alnabi Mosque
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
The same is a remnant of the Safavid period, but was renovated during the Qajar era. The courtyard is rectangular with a large pool in the center. To each of the four sides of the ... MORE
The same is a remnant of the Safavid period, but was renovated during the Qajar era. The courtyard is rectangular with a large pool in the center. To each of the four sides of the structure of the mosque is an elevated porch and two lateral or side chambers, flanked by nocturnal areas. The northern ...
Sardar Mosque
in Urmia City
city: Urmia
The Sardar or Sa'atloo Mosque has been constructed during the Qajar period. In the year 1951 a huge clock was affixed on the entrance and was then reputedly known as the Sa'atloo Mosque. ... MORE
The Sardar or Sa'atloo Mosque has been constructed during the Qajar period. In the year 1951 a huge clock was affixed on the entrance and was then reputedly known as the Sa'atloo Mosque. It has interesting architectural design which was constructed of brick during the Qajar period. The mosque is in ...
city: Mianeh
This mosque is among the very significant monuments of Azerbiajan and it contains exclusive amazements. The architecture style and materials used in it have astonished the archeologists ... MORE
This mosque is among the very significant monuments of Azerbiajan and it contains exclusive amazements. The architecture style and materials used in it have astonished the archeologists and yet, it represents the bright history of Islamic architecture art of past centuries to enthusiasts. The sanctuary ...
Varamin Jame' Mosque
in Varamin City
city: Varamin
Also known as : Jāmeh Mosque of Varāmīn (Persian: مسجد جامع ورامین‎‎ – Masjed-e-Jāme-e Varāmīn)
This mosque is one of the oldest buildings of Varamin city. Its construction began ...
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Also known as : Jāmeh Mosque of Varāmīn (Persian: مسجد جامع ورامین‎‎ – Masjed-e-Jāme-e Varāmīn) This mosque is one of the oldest buildings of Varamin city. Its construction began during the reign of Sultan Mohammad Khodabaneh and was completed during his son's rule Sultan Abu Sa'eed. This ...
Akbarieh Mosque
in Lahijan City
city: Lahijan
This mosque is located in the locality of Gabeneh, and is claimed to be the remains of a mosque dating back to the 4th century AH. During the Safavid and Qajar periods it was reconstructed. ... MORE
This mosque is located in the locality of Gabeneh, and is claimed to be the remains of a mosque dating back to the 4th century AH. During the Safavid and Qajar periods it was reconstructed. According to an inscription dating 1239 AH., a new mosque was built in its place and this was known as Akbarieh. ...
city: Ardebil
This is a remain from the Saljuqian period. In the walls of the minarets there are two inscriptions belonging to about 700 years ago. These have been transferred to a museum. Ceramic ... MORE
This is a remain from the Saljuqian period. In the walls of the minarets there are two inscriptions belonging to about 700 years ago. These have been transferred to a museum. Ceramic and other objects discovered at this site belong to about 600 years ago (Saljuqian period). The rest of the inscriptions ...
city: Tabriz
It is one of the historical mosques of the area. Throughout the ages this mosque has flourished and today is the seat of theology and place for religious ceremonies. MORE
It is one of the historical mosques of the area. Throughout the ages this mosque has flourished and today is the seat of theology and place for religious ceremonies.
Ark Mosque
in Tabriz City
city: Tabriz
This great edifice is the remnants of the mosque built in the years 716-724 AH., by the Minister of Soltan Mohammad Khodabandeh and Abu Sa'eid Bahador Khan. In those times it was tile-worked ... MORE
This great edifice is the remnants of the mosque built in the years 716-724 AH., by the Minister of Soltan Mohammad Khodabandeh and Abu Sa'eid Bahador Khan. In those times it was tile-worked with marble columns and inscriptions. Later on it came down to ruins. In the year 1320 AH. (1941 AD), its courtyard ...
city: Yazd
The same is reputedly known as the Jame' Nou Mosque. The mosque is a relic of the Safavid period, and was constructed by Amir Jalaleddin Chakhmaq Shami and his spouse Fatimeh Khatoon ... MORE
The same is reputedly known as the Jame' Nou Mosque. The mosque is a relic of the Safavid period, and was constructed by Amir Jalaleddin Chakhmaq Shami and his spouse Fatimeh Khatoon (Seti Bibi). Amir Chakhmaq was the governor of the time in Yazd, and one of the Teimoorids commanders, who was held in ...
Kabir Jame' Mosque
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
This archaic and extremely valuable structure is a collection of shimmering tiles, tall minarets, beautiful plaster work, spacious and airy courtyards, nocturnal areas for use in the ... MORE
This archaic and extremely valuable structure is a collection of shimmering tiles, tall minarets, beautiful plaster work, spacious and airy courtyards, nocturnal areas for use in the winter season, and the turquoise colored dome which reflects quiet serene. These factors intermingle, bringing about ...
This relic of the 13th century AH. is located in Mostafa Khomeini Avenue. The founders of this mosque were Haj Mirza Hassan Khan Sepahsalar (Chancellor of Naseradin Shah Qajar) and ... MORE
This relic of the 13th century AH. is located in Mostafa Khomeini Avenue. The founders of this mosque were Haj Mirza Hassan Khan Sepahsalar (Chancellor of Naseradin Shah Qajar) and his brother Moshirodoleh. The school is 62m. in length and 61 m. in width and has 60 chambers. The dome is 37 m. high. ...
This ancient mosque is located in Boozarjomehri Avenue and in "Darkhangah" sector. The mosque has a vast courtyard with a Shabestan both for summer and winter nocturnal prayers. The ... MORE
This ancient mosque is located in Boozarjomehri Avenue and in "Darkhangah" sector. The mosque has a vast courtyard with a Shabestan both for summer and winter nocturnal prayers. The portico of school as well as the old Shabestan of the mosque are adorned with beautiful tile-works of the Qajar period.
This mosque is located at the end of Naser Khosrow avenue near the Tehran Bazaar. the Shah or Sultani Mosque dates back to the reign of Fathali Shah Qajar and during the reign of Naseredin ... MORE
This mosque is located at the end of Naser Khosrow avenue near the Tehran Bazaar. the Shah or Sultani Mosque dates back to the reign of Fathali Shah Qajar and during the reign of Naseredin Shah the two current minarets were added to the structure. This mosque proves to be a great piece of architecture ...
Qorveh Jame' Mosque
in Abhar City
city: Abhar
This mosque is located in the village of Qorveh in Abhar, and was erected during the Saljuqi era (5th century AH.). MORE
This mosque is located in the village of Qorveh in Abhar, and was erected during the Saljuqi era (5th century AH.).
This relic of the 13th century AH. is located in Mostafa Khomeini Avenue. The founders of this mosque were Haj Mirza Hassan Khan Sepahsalar (Chancellor of Naseradin Shah Qajar) and ... MORE
This relic of the 13th century AH. is located in Mostafa Khomeini Avenue. The founders of this mosque were Haj Mirza Hassan Khan Sepahsalar (Chancellor of Naseradin Shah Qajar) and his brother Moshirodoleh. The school is 62m. in length and 61 m. in width and has 60 chambers. The dome is 37 m. high. ...
Motaleb Khan Mosque
in Khoy City
city: Khoy
Situated in the central part of the city, this mosque is related to the Eilkhani era. After being destroyed, it was reconstructed in the Qajar period. It has beautiful plaster moldings ... MORE
Situated in the central part of the city, this mosque is related to the Eilkhani era. After being destroyed, it was reconstructed in the Qajar period. It has beautiful plaster moldings and engravings.
Marand Jame' Mosque
in Marand City
city: Marand
Marand Jame Mosque most probably originally this mosque was a fire-temple in Sassanian era. Due to upheavals this fire-temple was converted into a church. After the victory of the ... MORE
Marand Jame Mosque most probably originally this mosque was a fire-temple in Sassanian era. Due to upheavals this fire-temple was converted into a church. After the victory of the muslims, the same was changed into a mosque in the 3rd century AH. This mosque has oriental and spectacular architecture.
Goharshad Mosque
in Mashhad City
city: Mashhad
This mosque was constructed by Goharshad (the wife of Shahrokh Teimoori), in 821 AH. This mosque has a large courtyard in the center with four porticos. Beautiful inscriptions in Thulth ... MORE
This mosque was constructed by Goharshad (the wife of Shahrokh Teimoori), in 821 AH. This mosque has a large courtyard in the center with four porticos. Beautiful inscriptions in Thulth script (the work of Shahrokh’s son) adorn the walls. The most important section of this mosque is its southern portico ...
city: Zanjan
The Jame' Mosque and school of Zanjan is situated in the old part of the city. The said construction was erected by Abdollah Mirza Dara, or the eleventh offspring of Fathali Shah Qajar ... MORE
The Jame' Mosque and school of Zanjan is situated in the old part of the city. The said construction was erected by Abdollah Mirza Dara, or the eleventh offspring of Fathali Shah Qajar in the year (1242 AH.). This historical site is of great value where planning and architectural feats are concerned. ...
Shooshtar Jame' Mosque
in Shushtar City
city: Shushtar
This mosque is located in west of Shooshtar, and is a remnant of the early Islamic period. It was constructed by one of the Abbassid caliphates. The same was repaired during the Safavid ... MORE
This mosque is located in west of Shooshtar, and is a remnant of the early Islamic period. It was constructed by one of the Abbassid caliphates. The same was repaired during the Safavid era. The current structure of the mosque comprises of a large nocturnal area (shabestan), a vast court-yard and minarets ...
Soltani Mosque (Jame' Mosque)
in Asad Abad (Asadabad) City
This mosque is situated in the vicinity of the 'bazaar' of Asad Abad. The mosque is rectangular in shape. On the wall of the corridor at its entrance is a tomb-stone of cream colored ... MORE
This mosque is situated in the vicinity of the 'bazaar' of Asad Abad. The mosque is rectangular in shape. On the wall of the corridor at its entrance is a tomb-stone of cream colored marble with the kufic script on it. Besides which are five other inscriptions on stone with the following particulars ...
Zavareh Jame' Mosque
in Ardestan City
city: Ardestan
This mosque with its four porches is located in the city of Zavareh, at a distance of 12 km. from Ardestan. The same has been constructed by 'Abu Taher Hossain'. MORE
This mosque with its four porches is located in the city of Zavareh, at a distance of 12 km. from Ardestan. The same has been constructed by 'Abu Taher Hossain'.
Ardestan Jame' Mosque
in Ardestan City
city: Ardestan
This ancient mosque has four porches and beautiful epigraphs worked with plaster. Those within the dome and the southern porch reveal the dates of 553 and 555 AH. The founder of the ... MORE
This ancient mosque has four porches and beautiful epigraphs worked with plaster. Those within the dome and the southern porch reveal the dates of 553 and 555 AH. The founder of the said mosque was 'Abu Taher Hossain'.
Dezful Jame' Mosque
in Dezful City
city: Dezful
The Jame' Mosque of Dezful is situated in the central square of the city and is a remnant of the 3rd or 4th century AH. The same has been repeatedly undergone repairs in 7th, 9th and ... MORE
The Jame' Mosque of Dezful is situated in the central square of the city and is a remnant of the 3rd or 4th century AH. The same has been repeatedly undergone repairs in 7th, 9th and 11th and recent centuries AH, which has resulted in its expansion. The structure of the mosque comprises of the main ...
city: Damavand
This mosque is located in the district of Damavand and has gone under repair several times. The only remnant of this mosque is a simple minaret erected on a square brick pillar. MORE
This mosque is located in the district of Damavand and has gone under repair several times. The only remnant of this mosque is a simple minaret erected on a square brick pillar.
Sary Jame' Mosque
in Sari City
city: Sari
This structure is located in the Chenarbon Mahaleh of Sary, and its primary structure was constructed under the orders of Abol Qaseib, the Arab ruler of Tabarestan in the year 144 ... MORE
This structure is located in the Chenarbon Mahaleh of Sary, and its primary structure was constructed under the orders of Abol Qaseib, the Arab ruler of Tabarestan in the year 144 AH. The current structure is devoid of any historical relics. It has a square court-yard, nocturnal areas and a porch.
Hamadan Jame' Mosque
in Hamedan City
city: Hamedan
The said mosque is located near the central Sq. of Hamadan and to the west of Ekbatan avenue. The mosque is rectangular in shape, and formerly had four porches of which three have ... MORE
The said mosque is located near the central Sq. of Hamadan and to the west of Ekbatan avenue. The mosque is rectangular in shape, and formerly had four porches of which three have been remained. This structure comprises of two areas for nocturnal prayers, a brick dome and a large and pleasant court-yard ...
Sheikh Sa'dune Mosque
in Bushehr City
city: Bushehr
This mosque is also known as the Masjed Shah and Masjed Kufi, constructed by an Arab called Sheikh and at present religious mourning ceremonies are held here. MORE
This mosque is also known as the Masjed Shah and Masjed Kufi, constructed by an Arab called Sheikh and at present religious mourning ceremonies are held here.
Ali Mosque Minaret
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
This minaret is located in the ancient square of Esfahan near the Ali Mosque, and is a construction of the 6th century AH. The same displays fine brickwork and inscriptions in the ... MORE
This minaret is located in the ancient square of Esfahan near the Ali Mosque, and is a construction of the 6th century AH. The same displays fine brickwork and inscriptions in the 'kufi' script.
Gorgan Jame' Mosque
in Gorgan City
city: Gorgan
The original structure of this mosque is located in the "Na'l Bandan" locality of the city. Most probably, the construction of which coincides with that of the brick minaret of Saljukian ... MORE
The original structure of this mosque is located in the "Na'l Bandan" locality of the city. Most probably, the construction of which coincides with that of the brick minaret of Saljukian period. It was expanded, ornamented and renovated later. The mosque covers an area of 1,600 sq.m. and comprises of ...
Kermanshah Jame' Mosque
in Kermanshah City
This mosque is placed in Kermanshah city and is a relic from the late Zandieh period which in 1196 AH. was constructed appearently at the site of the former mosque by Alikhan Zanganeh, ... MORE
This mosque is placed in Kermanshah city and is a relic from the late Zandieh period which in 1196 AH. was constructed appearently at the site of the former mosque by Alikhan Zanganeh, the governor of Kermanshah. What has remained from the mosque old building, is part of the pillared nocturnal area ...
Emadoddoleh Mosque
in Kermanshah City
This mosque is located in Kermanshah and is a relic from the Qajar period. The primary building of the Emadoddoleh Mosque was constructed in 1285 AH. This building which has been renovated ... MORE
This mosque is located in Kermanshah and is a relic from the Qajar period. The primary building of the Emadoddoleh Mosque was constructed in 1285 AH. This building which has been renovated in subsequent periods, is used as a school of religious sciences. The Emadoddoleh mosque has four porches, a portal, ...
This ancient mosque is located near the sea and in the western sector of the city of Bandar Lengeh. The same was constructed by Haj Mohammad-ebne-Abbas in the year 1280 AH. The minaret ... MORE
This ancient mosque is located near the sea and in the western sector of the city of Bandar Lengeh. The same was constructed by Haj Mohammad-ebne-Abbas in the year 1280 AH. The minaret of the mosque reaches a height of 22 m. and is 3.5 m. in girth. The architectural effect at the top of the minaret ...
Kerman Jame Mosque
in Kerman City
city: Kerman
This mosque is a part of the Mozaffari aggregate and was completed in 750 AH., by Amir Mobarezeddin Mohammad-e-Mozaffari-e-Meybodi Yazdi . The mosque is one of the most ancient structures ... MORE
This mosque is a part of the Mozaffari aggregate and was completed in 750 AH., by Amir Mobarezeddin Mohammad-e-Mozaffari-e-Meybodi Yazdi . The mosque is one of the most ancient structures of the country, and a remnant of the Iranian monarchs after the Al-e-Booyeh dynasty. The mosque has a tall gate-way ...
Chehel Sotune Mosque
in Kerman City
city: Kerman
This mosque belongs to the Sheikhiyeh sect, and was completed in the year 1286 AH. by Haj Aqa Ali Rafsanjani. The same has 40 pillars each sculptured from one piece of stone. Its surrounding ... MORE
This mosque belongs to the Sheikhiyeh sect, and was completed in the year 1286 AH. by Haj Aqa Ali Rafsanjani. The same has 40 pillars each sculptured from one piece of stone. Its surrounding areas also add to the beauty of the said mosque.
city: Isfahan
The same is an aggregate of structures and works of art of the post-Islamic period in Iran. Interesting aspects of this mosque are: Small platforms to the right of the entrance corridor, ... MORE
The same is an aggregate of structures and works of art of the post-Islamic period in Iran. Interesting aspects of this mosque are: Small platforms to the right of the entrance corridor, along with circular pillars and beautiful plaster work. These are the remnants of the Deylamite period dating to ...
city: Isfahan
The same is located to the south of the historical square of Esfahan, and was constructed under the orders of Shah Abbas I. Though its artistic works took place during the rule of ... MORE
The same is located to the south of the historical square of Esfahan, and was constructed under the orders of Shah Abbas I. Though its artistic works took place during the rule of his successor, and its epigraphs are the affects of a reputed calligrapher of the Safavid era. One of the interesting features ...
Soltani Mosque
in Borujerd City
city: Borujerd
This mosque is also known as the Shah mosque, and is a remnant of the Qajar period . The courtyard of the mosque is 61 x 47 sq. m. which has a pool in the center. The mosque has three ... MORE
This mosque is also known as the Shah mosque, and is a remnant of the Qajar period . The courtyard of the mosque is 61 x 47 sq. m. which has a pool in the center. The mosque has three large entrances. The northern entrance has an arched ceiling, adorned with plaster and tile works. On the entrance door ...
Borujerd Jame' Mosque
in Borujerd City
city: Borujerd
According to an inscription, this mosque was constructed in the year 1068 AH. The mosque is located to the east of the city of Borujerd. The entrance door of the mosque was built in ... MORE
According to an inscription, this mosque was constructed in the year 1068 AH. The mosque is located to the east of the city of Borujerd. The entrance door of the mosque was built in the year 1092 AH. under the command of Soltan Mohammad. In the year 1209 AH. Taqi Khan Razani was responsible for the ...
Damqan Jame' Mosque
in Damgan (Daamghan) City
The said mosque is located opposite the Haj Fath Ali Beig school in the city of Damqan. This structure has a double row of brick columns, supporting the rounded brick laid ceiling, ... MORE
The said mosque is located opposite the Haj Fath Ali Beig school in the city of Damqan. This structure has a double row of brick columns, supporting the rounded brick laid ceiling, which has plaster amidst the rows of brick. The altar of the mosque is of chalk, and is located in the central porch to ...
No (Shohada) Mosque
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
In the old times it was called the Atabak Mosque. It’s construction work began in 598 AH. by Atabak Sa'd-ebne-Zangi and was completed in 615 AH. This very large mosque has a ceiling ... MORE
In the old times it was called the Atabak Mosque. It’s construction work began in 598 AH. by Atabak Sa'd-ebne-Zangi and was completed in 615 AH. This very large mosque has a ceiling that is 40 m. high and 25 m. wide supported by 12 lower sections. Its building has been recently restored.
Saro Taqy Mosque
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
The mosque has been named after its founder, who was one of the ministers during the reign of Shah Abbas II. This mosque is located in the Hassan Abad vicinity of Esfahan. The exterior ... MORE
The mosque has been named after its founder, who was one of the ministers during the reign of Shah Abbas II. This mosque is located in the Hassan Abad vicinity of Esfahan. The exterior portion of the dome of this mosque has been worked on simple lines with brick. But the interior boasts of beautiful ...
Abhar Jame' Mosque
in Abhar City
city: Abhar
This mosque has been constructed by Mohammad Bin Abubakr in the year 90 AH. It is divided into two eastern and western portions and has two gateways. In past the water of this mosque ... MORE
This mosque has been constructed by Mohammad Bin Abubakr in the year 90 AH. It is divided into two eastern and western portions and has two gateways. In past the water of this mosque came through an underground canal from a distance of about 20 km. The water would then ultimately gush out of a spring ...
Ahar Jame' Mosque
in Ahar City
city: Ahar
The said mosque, dates back to the Saljuqi and Atabakan periods and is an excellent and interesting piece of architecture. In the inscriptions here the date (1052 AH) can be noted. MORE
The said mosque, dates back to the Saljuqi and Atabakan periods and is an excellent and interesting piece of architecture. In the inscriptions here the date (1052 AH) can be noted.
Amol Jame' Mosque
in Amol City
city: Amol
The same is located in the Masjed Jame' Mahaleh of Amol. Its primary structure dates to the first century AH. Currently, this mosque has a square courtyard with constructions on the ... MORE
The same is located in the Masjed Jame' Mahaleh of Amol. Its primary structure dates to the first century AH. Currently, this mosque has a square courtyard with constructions on the four sides. The nocturnal areas to the north and south, each have six huge pillars, (similar to elephant feet), and the ...
Ardabil A'zam Mosque
in Ardebil City
city: Ardebil
It is a rather modernly designed mosque and is an imitation of Sheikh Safi's "Allah Allah" Dome. It is decorated by bricks and turquoise tiles. The origin of this mosque goes back ... MORE
It is a rather modernly designed mosque and is an imitation of Sheikh Safi's "Allah Allah" Dome. It is decorated by bricks and turquoise tiles. The origin of this mosque goes back to the Qajar period but it has been renovated and reconstructed recently.
city: Ardebil
This rather luxurious mosque is located in the center of the city near Ardabil Bazaar. The dome of the mosque is standing on 30 pillars with a diameter of about 88 cm. each. These ... MORE
This rather luxurious mosque is located in the center of the city near Ardabil Bazaar. The dome of the mosque is standing on 30 pillars with a diameter of about 88 cm. each. These pillars are ordered in six columns and five rows. The mosque has two pulpits, one wooden and the other as a rolling chair.
Aqda Jame' Mosque, Aqda
in Ardakan City
city: Ardakan
This mosque located at a distance of 74 kilometers from Naein. It has a hot bath and a summer porch. Above the altar there is a star-like tile similar to those of 8th century AH. MORE
This mosque located at a distance of 74 kilometers from Naein. It has a hot bath and a summer porch. Above the altar there is a star-like tile similar to those of 8th century AH.
Babol Jame' Mosque
in Babol City
city: Babol
The primary structure dates to the year 160 AH. and was constructed by Maziyar Ebne Qaran. This mosque has been repeatedly repaired during the Safavid reign. The current structure ... MORE
The primary structure dates to the year 160 AH. and was constructed by Maziyar Ebne Qaran. This mosque has been repeatedly repaired during the Safavid reign. The current structure remains from the Qajar era and has been repaired since then. The mosque has two portals, one to the east and the other to ...
Dejkan Mosque, Bandar Khamir
in Bandar Abbas City
This mosque is located near Bandar Khamir, in the village of Dejkan. Its pillars and nocturnal area are of sculptured and carved stone. Whereas the ceilings, entrances and the adornments ... MORE
This mosque is located near Bandar Khamir, in the village of Dejkan. Its pillars and nocturnal area are of sculptured and carved stone. Whereas the ceilings, entrances and the adornments of the porches are all worked with sculptured limestone. The porches are worked in a jagged pattern and the effect ...
Mehr Abad Mosque
in Bonab City
city: Bonab
This mosque is from the Safavid era and has excellent oriental architectural display with numerous pillars. MORE
This mosque is from the Safavid era and has excellent oriental architectural display with numerous pillars.
Bardestan Mosque, Bardestan Village
in Khormoj (Dashti) City
This ancient mosque is located in an old graveyard which is on the top of a hill. A wooden inscription in the mosque displays the date 852 AH. as the repairing date of the mosque. ... MORE
This ancient mosque is located in an old graveyard which is on the top of a hill. A wooden inscription in the mosque displays the date 852 AH. as the repairing date of the mosque. So this shows that it was constructed much before this date and could be related to the early centuries of the Islamic era.
Molla Ali Shah Mosque
in Dezful City
city: Dezful
This mosque is near the chamber of Aqa Mir in Dezful. Its entrance had tile works, the pattern of which has been disrupted in later repairs. The fringes of the adythum have been worked ... MORE
This mosque is near the chamber of Aqa Mir in Dezful. Its entrance had tile works, the pattern of which has been disrupted in later repairs. The fringes of the adythum have been worked in a spiral design, and the internal pattern is plaster work which relates to the Safavid era. The fringe of adythum ...
Golshan Mosque
in Gorgan City
city: Gorgan
This mosque is near Gorgan Square. The original building of this mosque is related to the Safavid period. It was repaired at the Qajar era. Currently a new mosque has taken the place ... MORE
This mosque is near Gorgan Square. The original building of this mosque is related to the Safavid period. It was repaired at the Qajar era. Currently a new mosque has taken the place of the ancient one but the southern porch is still of the old construction.
Imam Hassan Asgari Mosque
in Gorgan City
city: Gorgan
This new mosque is situated in Gorgan city and is devoid of any artistic and historical aspects. There is a relatively old "Qadamgah" near the mosque. MORE
This new mosque is situated in Gorgan city and is devoid of any artistic and historical aspects. There is a relatively old "Qadamgah" near the mosque.
Sheverin Village Mosque
in Hamedan City
city: Hamedan
This mosque is in the village of Sheverin, 5 km. east of Hamadan. In respect to architecture, this mosque is similar to that of mid Qajar era. Constructed of brick, this structure ... MORE
This mosque is in the village of Sheverin, 5 km. east of Hamadan. In respect to architecture, this mosque is similar to that of mid Qajar era. Constructed of brick, this structure is interesting from the point of view of architecture, and is on the historical record in Iran.
Espeyeh Mosque (Sefid Mosque)
in Talesh (Hashtpar) City
This mosque is situated near the Dinachal Village and amongst its remains are the signs of plaster work and an inscription in the Kufic script revealing its long history. The Espeyeh ... MORE
This mosque is situated near the Dinachal Village and amongst its remains are the signs of plaster work and an inscription in the Kufic script revealing its long history. The Espeyeh Mosque is the oldest in Gilan, and due to the passage of time is now in a state of ruin.It is composed of four vestibules ...
Old Mosques
in Ilam City
city: Ilam
The people of the present province of Ilam were nomads with tribal decamping life style thus no city in true sense has arisen. Therefore, most of the Jame' Mosques of the province ... MORE
The people of the present province of Ilam were nomads with tribal decamping life style thus no city in true sense has arisen. Therefore, most of the Jame' Mosques of the province have been constructed in recent century. Vali Mosque of Ilam may be considered as one of the oldest in the province with ...
Kangavar Jame' Mosque
in Kangavar City
city: Kangavar
The main building of this mosque was destroyed completely in the earthquake of 1957. A new mosque has been built on its site. Alike the former, the new building is also rectangular ... MORE
The main building of this mosque was destroyed completely in the earthquake of 1957. A new mosque has been built on its site. Alike the former, the new building is also rectangular in shape, but increased in length. In the present structure, the nocturnal area has been added to the northern side with ...
Mir Emad (Sq.) Mosque
in Kashan City
city: Kashan
This ancient and historical mosque of Kashan is located to the south of the copper bazaar and opposite the main bazaar of the city. The founder of this mosque was 'Khajeh Amir Emad-ud-Din ... MORE
This ancient and historical mosque of Kashan is located to the south of the copper bazaar and opposite the main bazaar of the city. The founder of this mosque was 'Khajeh Amir Emad-ud-Din Shirvani'. The said was constructed during the reign of Soltan Jahan Shah Qaraqoyunloo in the years 841-874 AH. ...
city: Kerman
This mosque is a construction of the 5th century AH. (the Saljuqi period). Various portions of this mosque, specially the main platform was constructed in the times of Vakil-ol-Molk ... MORE
This mosque is a construction of the 5th century AH. (the Saljuqi period). Various portions of this mosque, specially the main platform was constructed in the times of Vakil-ol-Molk (1285 AH.), and the eastern porch was repaired in the last century by the late Deylamqani which is a remnant of the Saljuqi ...
Other Old Mosques
in Kerman City
city: Kerman
Other old mosques of the province are named as the Vakil-ol-Molk Mosque, Paminar Mosque and Imam Zaman Mosque in Kerman. MORE
Other old mosques of the province are named as the Vakil-ol-Molk Mosque, Paminar Mosque and Imam Zaman Mosque in Kerman.
Dowlatshah Mosque
in Kermanshah City
This mosque is located in the Javanshir Square of Kermanshah and dates back to the Qajar period and was built by Mohammad Ali Mirza Dowlatshah in the years 1221-1237 AH. In recent ... MORE
This mosque is located in the Javanshir Square of Kermanshah and dates back to the Qajar period and was built by Mohammad Ali Mirza Dowlatshah in the years 1221-1237 AH. In recent years this mosque has been repaired, comprising of separate nocturnal areas for men and ladies along with a courtyard. This ...
Other Old Mosques
in Kermanshah City
The Imamzadeh Kangavar Mosque in the Gachkan vicinity, Haj Shahbaz Khan Mosque in Kermanshah, Mo'tamed Mosque in Kermanshah (Qajar era), Rijab Mosque in Islam Abad Qarb, a structure ... MORE
The Imamzadeh Kangavar Mosque in the Gachkan vicinity, Haj Shahbaz Khan Mosque in Kermanshah, Mo'tamed Mosque in Kermanshah (Qajar era), Rijab Mosque in Islam Abad Qarb, a structure related to the early Islamic or the Sassanide period. The Shahzadeh Mosque in Kermanshah related to the Qajar period and ...
Malek Zozan Mosque
in Khaaf City
city: Khaaf
This mosque is located in the plains of Zozan (Khaaf) and dates to the early 7th century AH. The remains of this mosque are two walls, an archway and a few pillars. On its inscriptions ... MORE
This mosque is located in the plains of Zozan (Khaaf) and dates to the early 7th century AH. The remains of this mosque are two walls, an archway and a few pillars. On its inscriptions even the dates of the year 615-617 AH can be observed. This mosque can be considered as a specimen of interest as far ...
Khomein Jame' Mosque
in Khomeyn City
city: Khomeyn
The antiquity of the above mentioned mosque is about one century and is located in a low-lying area alongside the bazaar. The nocturnal area has 28 columns with a barrel shaped ceiling. ... MORE
The antiquity of the above mentioned mosque is about one century and is located in a low-lying area alongside the bazaar. The nocturnal area has 28 columns with a barrel shaped ceiling. This structure has certain architectural characteristics which have been preserved to date. The nocturnal area is ...
Khoram Abad Jame' Mosque
in Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) City
This mosque was constructed in the year 970 AH. under the orders of Shah Parvar Soltan. In the year 1110 AH. the mosque was repaired by the orders of Shah Soltan Hossain Safavid. This ... MORE
This mosque was constructed in the year 970 AH. under the orders of Shah Parvar Soltan. In the year 1110 AH. the mosque was repaired by the orders of Shah Soltan Hossain Safavid. This historical 'decree' is presently in the Dej or castle of Shahpour Khast. Fifty years ago, due to road construction, ...
Molla Hassan Mosque
in Khoy City
city: Khoy
This mosque was constructed in the year 1316 AH. and from the aspect of architectural techniques can be considered unique. MORE
This mosque was constructed in the year 1316 AH. and from the aspect of architectural techniques can be considered unique.
city: Khoy
This mosque is located in north Enqelab Street and belongs to Qajar era. It is tetrangular structure and to the height of 60 cm. it was constructed by stone and the rest with brick. ... MORE
This mosque is located in north Enqelab Street and belongs to Qajar era. It is tetrangular structure and to the height of 60 cm. it was constructed by stone and the rest with brick. It has single storey shabestan (or Nocturnal area), the pillars of which is carefully and regularly decorated by brick ...
Lahijan Jame' Mosque
in Lahijan City
city: Lahijan
This Jame' Mosque and its neighboring monuments, the Chahar Shah, Golshan bath and the bazaar form a cultural and historical aggregate. The mosque was reconstructed by the ruler of ... MORE
This Jame' Mosque and its neighboring monuments, the Chahar Shah, Golshan bath and the bazaar form a cultural and historical aggregate. The mosque was reconstructed by the ruler of the times, Ali Akbar Khan, according to the Qajar mode of architecture in the year 1331 AH. Thus, effects of the Teimoorid ...
Mahabad Jame' Mosque
in Mahabad City
city: Mahabad
This mosque is from the Safavid era and because of its unique architectural techniques is considered to be one of the most beautiful and historical structures of this province. This ... MORE
This mosque is from the Safavid era and because of its unique architectural techniques is considered to be one of the most beautiful and historical structures of this province. This mosque has 18 pillars and 18 domes.
Mahalat Jame' Mosque
in Mahallat City
city: Mahallat
The said mosque is in the old network of the city, and is also known as the Friday Mosque. It dates back to the Ottoman period. The mosque has a porch and courtyard surrounded by chambers ... MORE
The said mosque is in the old network of the city, and is also known as the Friday Mosque. It dates back to the Ottoman period. The mosque has a porch and courtyard surrounded by chambers in two storeys which are beautifully adorned. The nocturnal area is adorned with beautiful columns and its ceiling ...
Nimvar Jame' Mosque
in Mahallat City
city: Mahallat
The same is one of the archaic mosques of the province, but its date of origin is not specifically known. Due to repeated repairs, it has lost its original architectural effects. But ... MORE
The same is one of the archaic mosques of the province, but its date of origin is not specifically known. Due to repeated repairs, it has lost its original architectural effects. But it still retains its plaster work engravings which are in the Arabic script on one of its internal walls.
Molla Rostam Mosque
in Maraqeh (Maragheh) City
This mosque has fine and suitable areas for nocturnal prayers both in summer and winter. From the architectural point of view including artistic measures it is extremely interesting. ... MORE
This mosque has fine and suitable areas for nocturnal prayers both in summer and winter. From the architectural point of view including artistic measures it is extremely interesting. This structure is one of the very first to be erected during the reign of Shah Tahmasb end of 10th century AH.
city: Mashhad
This mosque is one of the ancient, historical sites constructed by Shamsedin Mohammad Tabrizy in the year 855 AH. The mosque has a large dome with tile work, portico and two minarets. ... MORE
This mosque is one of the ancient, historical sites constructed by Shamsedin Mohammad Tabrizy in the year 855 AH. The mosque has a large dome with tile work, portico and two minarets. Two tile worked minarets placed on both sides of the portico display an inscription. There is also another inscription ...
Nahavand Jame' Mosque
in Nahavand City
city: Nahavand
This mosque is located on the skirts of a hill overlooking the city of Nahavand. The structure is rectangular in shape and consists of three sectors, the ceiling and dome of which ... MORE
This mosque is located on the skirts of a hill overlooking the city of Nahavand. The structure is rectangular in shape and consists of three sectors, the ceiling and dome of which are supported by strong pillars. The central section is wider than the ones on the two sides and is covered by three domes ...
city: Noor
The same is located in Balladeh (Noor) and has a nocturnal area with a domed ceiling which rests on three pillars (similar to elephant feet). Materials used for the structure are stone ... MORE
The same is located in Balladeh (Noor) and has a nocturnal area with a domed ceiling which rests on three pillars (similar to elephant feet). Materials used for the structure are stone and limestone, and the facade is white-washed. In the southern part of the nocturnal area is a simple altar. There ...
Yaloo Jame' Mosque
in Noor City
city: Noor
The same is located in the village of Yali or Yaloo in the township of Noor. Its nocturnal area has six square shaped pillars (each side of which measures 118 cm.) These support the ... MORE
The same is located in the village of Yali or Yaloo in the township of Noor. Its nocturnal area has six square shaped pillars (each side of which measures 118 cm.) These support the dome and ceiling. This mosque has an altar constructed of plaster, around which are plaster engravings from sacred verses. ...
Menareh Mosque
in Urmia City
city: Urmia
This mosque has been situated in Amir Nezam sector of Orumieh and has a long brick made minaret which was constructed during the Qajar era.The external facade of the mosque has beautiful ... MORE
This mosque has been situated in Amir Nezam sector of Orumieh and has a long brick made minaret which was constructed during the Qajar era.The external facade of the mosque has beautiful ornamental works. The terminal fringes are adorned by seven colored tile works. Utilization of small square shaped ...
A'zam Mosque
in Urmia City
city: Urmia
This mosque was formerly known as the Bazaar Bash Mosque being located close to the square of wheat- sellers and the bazaar of the city. The mosque has unique architectural finish ... MORE
This mosque was formerly known as the Bazaar Bash Mosque being located close to the square of wheat- sellers and the bazaar of the city. The mosque has unique architectural finish and was under repair in the year 1972.
Orumieh Jame' Mosque
in Urmia City
city: Urmia
This historical mosque has been repaired from time to time and is located in the center of the ancient bazaar of this city. The ancient dome of this mosque has been related to the ... MORE
This historical mosque has been repaired from time to time and is located in the center of the ancient bazaar of this city. The ancient dome of this mosque has been related to the period of the Saljuqians and its altar to the Eilkhanian era 676 AH. Evidence of broken articles found in excavations from ...
Paveh Jame' Mosque
in Paveh (Oramanat) City
The said structure is related to the 13th century AH. and lacks a courtyard. This mosque has a rectangular-shaped nocturnal area and its wooden leveled covering rests on 15 wooden ... MORE
The said structure is related to the 13th century AH. and lacks a courtyard. This mosque has a rectangular-shaped nocturnal area and its wooden leveled covering rests on 15 wooden columns. Its adythum was in the southern side of the mosque. the building material of the mosque is of slate, clay and mortar. ...
Heidarieh Mosque
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
The same is located in the Panbeh Rees locality of Qazvin, and in the Bollaqe Gorge. Hamdollah Mostowfi and Imam Rafaie have named the same structure as Jame' Asshab. Alike the Kabir ... MORE
The same is located in the Panbeh Rees locality of Qazvin, and in the Bollaqe Gorge. Hamdollah Mostowfi and Imam Rafaie have named the same structure as Jame' Asshab. Alike the Kabir Jame' Mosque the above mentioned is adorned with intricate plasterwork. These works of art most probably are the artistic ...
Panjeh Ali Mosque
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
The same is a relic of the Safavid era and is located in the Peyqambarieh avenue of Qazvin. Within the mosque is a covered area with an arched ceiling constructed of brick. The cornices ... MORE
The same is a relic of the Safavid era and is located in the Peyqambarieh avenue of Qazvin. Within the mosque is a covered area with an arched ceiling constructed of brick. The cornices on the surrounding walls and ten columns in the center are of marble. The cornices in the higher sections are to the ...
city: Qazvin
The same is located in the Mowlavi Avenue of Qazvin. In the southern section of the structure are sash windows overlooking the courtyard of the school. The structure of the mosque ... MORE
The same is located in the Mowlavi Avenue of Qazvin. In the southern section of the structure are sash windows overlooking the courtyard of the school. The structure of the mosque is of brick and its ceiling is covered by brick arches, painted white. The school is a two storeyed structure with chambers ...
Sardar School and Mosque
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
The above mentioned structure is located in Tabriz Avenue, and is a remnant of the Qajar era, dating back to the year 1231 AH. This cubical shaped structure is of two storeys. The ... MORE
The above mentioned structure is located in Tabriz Avenue, and is a remnant of the Qajar era, dating back to the year 1231 AH. This cubical shaped structure is of two storeys. The cornices of which are made of stone, though the structure itself has been constructed of brick. Thence adorned with colored ...
Other Old Mosques
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
Other ancient mosques in the province are the Bibi Amineh Khatoon Mosque, a relic of the Safavid era, the Zobaideh and Haleemeh Khatoon Mosque, the Sookhteh Chenar Mosque and the Mohammadieh ... MORE
Other ancient mosques in the province are the Bibi Amineh Khatoon Mosque, a relic of the Safavid era, the Zobaideh and Haleemeh Khatoon Mosque, the Sookhteh Chenar Mosque and the Mohammadieh Mosque, a relic of the 13th century AH.
Barkh Mosque
in Qeshm Island City
The original construction of this mosque can be related to the early Islamic period, coinciding with the times of the conquests of the ports and islands of Iran by Amr-ebne-Aas. This ... MORE
The original construction of this mosque can be related to the early Islamic period, coinciding with the times of the conquests of the ports and islands of Iran by Amr-ebne-Aas. This relic was built under his command in the Koosheh Village of Qeshm. The mosque was repaired once in the year 244 AH. In ...
city: Qom
The same is also one of the renounced mosques of Qom, and was established with facilitation by a charitable donor, a highly respected woman whose tomb lies in a special chamber alongside ... MORE
The same is also one of the renounced mosques of Qom, and was established with facilitation by a charitable donor, a highly respected woman whose tomb lies in a special chamber alongside the mosque. This mosque has a large water reservoir and various beautiful carpets. The mosque in addition has a library ...
city: Qom
This is the oldest mosque of the province and is located in the Astaneh Avenue. At present there is no sign of any remnants of the main structure which relates to the 3rd century AH. ... MORE
This is the oldest mosque of the province and is located in the Astaneh Avenue. At present there is no sign of any remnants of the main structure which relates to the 3rd century AH. Its current construction is a renovation of the old one. The same is also reputedly known as the Atiq Mosque and also ...
city: Qom
The said mosque is located at a distance of 6 km. from the city of Qom, on the Qom - Kashan Road. The same receives pilgrims both nationally and internationally. Regarding the date ... MORE
The said mosque is located at a distance of 6 km. from the city of Qom, on the Qom - Kashan Road. The same receives pilgrims both nationally and internationally. Regarding the date of this mosque, there is a narration, according to which on a Tuesday eve, on 17th of Ramadan (the holy month of fasting) ...
Other Old Mosques
in Qom City
city: Qom
These are as follows: The Imam Hassan Mojtaba (AS) Mosque, on the Tehran - Qom Road, Takiyeh Aqa Seyed Hassan, in Ayatollah Taleqani Avenue, Takiyeh-ye-Yazdiha, in bazaar, Maidan-e-Kohneh ... MORE
These are as follows: The Imam Hassan Mojtaba (AS) Mosque, on the Tehran - Qom Road, Takiyeh Aqa Seyed Hassan, in Ayatollah Taleqani Avenue, Takiyeh-ye-Yazdiha, in bazaar, Maidan-e-Kohneh Mosque, in the Old Square (Maidan-e-Kohneh-e- Qom), Hosseinieh-ye-Shohada, in Shohada Avenue, Hosseiniyeh-ye-Najafiha, ...
city: Rasht
This mausoleum is located in the Koochesfahan locality of Rasht. The tomb is in a rectangular structure reputedly known as 'Khesht Mosque'. The womens segment is to the northern side ... MORE
This mausoleum is located in the Koochesfahan locality of Rasht. The tomb is in a rectangular structure reputedly known as 'Khesht Mosque'. The womens segment is to the northern side adorned with star like dimensions. The tombstone is of marble, to the four sides of which are engraved epigraphs dating ...
Jore Jame' Mosque
in Rasht City
city: Rasht
The same is one of the reputed constructions of the province, built in the year 1206 AH. located in Lasht Nesha, and registered by the Cultural Heritage Organization. Its inscription ... MORE
The same is one of the reputed constructions of the province, built in the year 1206 AH. located in Lasht Nesha, and registered by the Cultural Heritage Organization. Its inscription dating back to 1318 AH. is on the portal and nocturnal area. Around these epigraphs are tiles adorned with verses from ...
city: Roodsar
The same is a rectangular structure with a porch on the west side. The columns of the mosque have geometrical patterns with spiral designs around it. This mosque probably dates back ... MORE
The same is a rectangular structure with a porch on the west side. The columns of the mosque have geometrical patterns with spiral designs around it. This mosque probably dates back to the Safavid period.
Chashm Village Jame' Mosque
in Sabzevar City
city: Sabzevar
This mosque is located in Sabzevar's Cheshm village and unfortunately has been partially turned into ruins by the passage of time. But inspite of this, its Shabestans which were places ... MORE
This mosque is located in Sabzevar's Cheshm village and unfortunately has been partially turned into ruins by the passage of time. But inspite of this, its Shabestans which were places for nocturnal prayers are still in a good condition and are being used by the residents of this village.
city: Sanandaj
Hajar Khtoon is the sibling of Imam Reza (PBUH). Its tomb is located in Taleqani Avenue (Sanandaj), near the Hajar Khastoon Mosque. This pilgrimage site has two courtyards, a relatively ... MORE
Hajar Khtoon is the sibling of Imam Reza (PBUH). Its tomb is located in Taleqani Avenue (Sanandaj), near the Hajar Khastoon Mosque. This pilgrimage site has two courtyards, a relatively large mosque and a small sepulchre. Public mourning ceremonies are held on the site in special religious dates.
Asnaq (Sangi) Mosque
in Sarab City
city: Sarab
This mosque is located in the village of Asnaq. It has stone pillars and beautiful inscription. This mosque is one of the relics of the 8th century AH. MORE
This mosque is located in the village of Asnaq. It has stone pillars and beautiful inscription. This mosque is one of the relics of the 8th century AH.
city: Sarab
The mosque of Jamal Abad village has fine, majestic pillars reaching to a height of 536 cm. adorned with decorative designs. The ceiling of this mosque is made of wood. The wood works ... MORE
The mosque of Jamal Abad village has fine, majestic pillars reaching to a height of 536 cm. adorned with decorative designs. The ceiling of this mosque is made of wood. The wood works seen here can be related to the Teimoorid and Safavid periods.
Sarab Jame' Mosque
in Sarab City
city: Sarab
This mosque is one without minarets is a relic of the 9th century AH, and has three altars, one of which is most beautiful with spectacular tile works. MORE
This mosque is one without minarets is a relic of the 9th century AH, and has three altars, one of which is most beautiful with spectacular tile works.
Bastam Jame' Mosque
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
The said mosque is located at a distance of 200 m. from the tomb of Bayazid to the south of Bastam. The same comprises of two sections. One is the square courtyard with an altar which ... MORE
The said mosque is located at a distance of 200 m. from the tomb of Bayazid to the south of Bastam. The same comprises of two sections. One is the square courtyard with an altar which is intricately and artistically adorned with a master-piece of plaster works. Sacred phrases, beautifully engraved with ...
Semnan Jame' Mosque
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
This mosque was constructed in the 1st century AH. on the site of the ruins of an ancient fire-temple. Evidences can be noted here from the Mongol and Teimoorid periods. Its tall brick ... MORE
This mosque was constructed in the 1st century AH. on the site of the ruins of an ancient fire-temple. Evidences can be noted here from the Mongol and Teimoorid periods. Its tall brick made porch on the western side of the courtyard, was constructed under the orders of a minister Khajeh Shamseddin Balijeh ...
Zavqan Jame' Mosque
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
It is located to the north Zavqan vicinity of Semnan which dates back to the 2nd century AH. and is a relic from the Alavian period. It is made of brick, lime stone and sun baked bricks. ... MORE
It is located to the north Zavqan vicinity of Semnan which dates back to the 2nd century AH. and is a relic from the Alavian period. It is made of brick, lime stone and sun baked bricks. The structure has a tall porch with small rooms on either side in a double storey. On the right side of which are ...
Other Old Mosques
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
Other ancient mosques and Tekiyeh of Semnan province are as follows - Al Qods Mosque in Shahrak-e-Enqelab, Tekiyeh-ye-Sefid Mosque in Abuzar Qaffari Ave., Saheb-ol-Zaman Mosque in ... MORE
Other ancient mosques and Tekiyeh of Semnan province are as follows - Al Qods Mosque in Shahrak-e-Enqelab, Tekiyeh-ye-Sefid Mosque in Abuzar Qaffari Ave., Saheb-ol-Zaman Mosque in Mehdi Shahr, Tekiyeh-ye-Aazam Koosh Moqan in Hakim Alla'hi Ave., Tekiyeh-ye-Jahadiyeh in the Ayatollah Kashani Ave., Bayazid ...
Atabakan Mosque
in Shahr-e-Kord City
This mosque was built during the period of Atabakan of Lurestan in the year 605 AH. This mosque is built of sun dried bricks and in the year 1351 (1972) was registered as a cultural ... MORE
This mosque was built during the period of Atabakan of Lurestan in the year 605 AH. This mosque is built of sun dried bricks and in the year 1351 (1972) was registered as a cultural heritage site and therefore was then repaired.
Chaloshtor Jame' Mosque
in Shahr-e-Kord City
This mosque was constructed in the year 1267 AH by Haj Mohammad Reza Khan Chaloshtori, at the distance of 9 km from Shahr-e-Kord. Its construction materials are stone, brick and tile. ... MORE
This mosque was constructed in the year 1267 AH by Haj Mohammad Reza Khan Chaloshtori, at the distance of 9 km from Shahr-e-Kord. Its construction materials are stone, brick and tile. It consists of four balconies, a place for noctural prayers, a pond (Howz Khaneh) and entrance. Inside the southern ...
This ancient mosque is located south of the central square of Farokh Shahr. A major portion of this mosque was constructed during Safavid era, but it was in Zandiyeh and Qajar periods ... MORE
This ancient mosque is located south of the central square of Farokh Shahr. A major portion of this mosque was constructed during Safavid era, but it was in Zandiyeh and Qajar periods that its construction was completed and repaired. The mosque having many halls for nocturnal prayers and a very large ...
Khan Jame' Mosque
in Shahr-e-Kord City
This mosque was constructed in the year 1270 AH and beside having various chambers it consists of a courtyard and places for nocturnal prayer during the winter and summer seasons. MORE
This mosque was constructed in the year 1270 AH and beside having various chambers it consists of a courtyard and places for nocturnal prayer during the winter and summer seasons.
Shahrak Jame' Mosque
in Shahr-e-Kord City
This mosque is located in the village of Shahrak, east of Shahr-e-Kord. This mosque has an interesting place for nocturnal prayers in the winter season. It was constructed by thick ... MORE
This mosque is located in the village of Shahrak, east of Shahr-e-Kord. This mosque has an interesting place for nocturnal prayers in the winter season. It was constructed by thick square bricks and its structure was professionally firm and rigid. This monument dates back to 27th Moharram 1353 AH. This ...
Hazrat Mojtaba Mosque
in Shahrood City
city: Shahrood
This mosque is located in the midst of the bazaar of Shahrood. It has been constructed by sun baked bricks and its ceiling is covered with wooden beams. Besides which there are 14 ... MORE
This mosque is located in the midst of the bazaar of Shahrood. It has been constructed by sun baked bricks and its ceiling is covered with wooden beams. Besides which there are 14 wooden pillars in two rows. The mosque is a relic from Qajar era.
Shoosh Mosque
in Shoosh (Susa) City
The remnants of this structure is located on the ancient Shoosh hillock. This mosque consisted of a nocturnal area, with column, a central courtyard and an outer enclosure. The walls ... MORE
The remnants of this structure is located on the ancient Shoosh hillock. This mosque consisted of a nocturnal area, with column, a central courtyard and an outer enclosure. The walls were made of sun baked bricks. It also had a large pillared hall, and brick worked inscriptions in the Kufic script and ...
Shah Vali Mosque
in Taft City
city: Taft
This mosque has a hot chamber bath and summer section. The same is situated in Taft. Its important relics are: marble stone of adythum in 125cm. x 64cm. dimension on which an encarving ... MORE
This mosque has a hot chamber bath and summer section. The same is situated in Taft. Its important relics are: marble stone of adythum in 125cm. x 64cm. dimension on which an encarving of flowers (gol boteh) and Qandil along with "Aqam-e-Alsalat" writings on margins and "La Elaha Ellallah" [There is ...
Molana Mosque
in Taybad City
city: Taybad
The mosque and tomb of Molana Sheikh Zeinedin, in Taibad Torbat-e-Jaam, lies close to the borders of Iran and Afqanistan. This mosque was constructed by Peer Ahmad Khaafi, Minister ... MORE
The mosque and tomb of Molana Sheikh Zeinedin, in Taibad Torbat-e-Jaam, lies close to the borders of Iran and Afqanistan. This mosque was constructed by Peer Ahmad Khaafi, Minister of Shahrokh Bahador Teimoori in the year 848 AH. This mosque is famous for its beautiful inscriptions, gateway, sudorific ...
Qiyasieh Shahrokh Mosque
in Taybad City
city: Taybad
This mosque located in Taibad, and erected by Shahrokh Shah in the year 848 AH. It is of architectural value and artistic techniques in ornamental and tile works. MORE
This mosque located in Taibad, and erected by Shahrokh Shah in the year 848 AH. It is of architectural value and artistic techniques in ornamental and tile works.
city: Tuyserkan
This mosque is located in the central square of Towiserkan city, and is reputedly known as the 'Madresseh-ye-Abbas' (Abbas School). This structure has an octagonal court-yard, with ... MORE
This mosque is located in the central square of Towiserkan city, and is reputedly known as the 'Madresseh-ye-Abbas' (Abbas School). This structure has an octagonal court-yard, with 36 chambers, that are the resident quarters of the clergy under tutorial there. The mosque of this aggregate is located ...
Bondor Abad Mosque
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
This mosque is at a distance of 36 kilometers from Yazd, and is located in a village named Bondor Abad. The structure of the mosque has a strong resemblance to the mosques of the 8th ... MORE
This mosque is at a distance of 36 kilometers from Yazd, and is located in a village named Bondor Abad. The structure of the mosque has a strong resemblance to the mosques of the 8th century AH. This means that the mosque courtyard is in the shape of a square with an area of 11m. x 11m. In its eastern ...
Molla Esmaeil Mosque
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
This mosque is situated in the south of Khan Bazaar square, built under the orders of Molla Esmaeil Aqdie, one of the prominent scholars of the clergy in the 13th century AH. Mollah ... MORE
This mosque is situated in the south of Khan Bazaar square, built under the orders of Molla Esmaeil Aqdie, one of the prominent scholars of the clergy in the 13th century AH. Mollah Ismaeil completed the corners of the threshold and the parlors on both sides of the dome and part of the mosque designed ...
Tarzjan Jame' Mosque
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
The said mosque of the Tarzjan Village is distinct in architectural techniques from other mosques in the province. Due to being located in a mountainous region, wooden pillars and ... MORE
The said mosque of the Tarzjan Village is distinct in architectural techniques from other mosques in the province. Due to being located in a mountainous region, wooden pillars and beams have been used in its construction.
Other Old Mosques
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
The followings can be mentioned as other old mosques of Yazd province: Behabad Jame' Mosque, Aharestan, Hadji Kamal Mosques, Jame' Mosque of Ardakan, Firooz Abad Jame' Mosque, Amand ... MORE
The followings can be mentioned as other old mosques of Yazd province: Behabad Jame' Mosque, Aharestan, Hadji Kamal Mosques, Jame' Mosque of Ardakan, Firooz Abad Jame' Mosque, Amand Gol in Nadooshan, Abarqoo Jame' Mosque, Imam Hassan Mosque, Large Posht-e-Baq Mosque, Zavieh Mosque, Seyed Roknedin Mosque ...
Shah Ali Mosque
in Zabol City
city: Zabol
The said mosque was constructed under the orders of Malek Shamseddin Ali, in the year 847 AH. In this mosque two epigraphs can be noted. One displays the name of the founder of the ... MORE
The said mosque was constructed under the orders of Malek Shamseddin Ali, in the year 847 AH. In this mosque two epigraphs can be noted. One displays the name of the founder of the mosque, by the name of Shah Ali and one of the Mulok family of Sistan. The second engraving is in commemoration Amir Qiasseddin ...
Mirzaei Mosque
in Zanjan City
city: Zanjan
The said mosque is located in the 'Lower' bazaar area and has been most probably constructed in the late Safavid era to early Qajar period. This mosque is divided into two parts named ... MORE
The said mosque is located in the 'Lower' bazaar area and has been most probably constructed in the late Safavid era to early Qajar period. This mosque is divided into two parts named as being the ancient beauty for nocturnal prayers and the 'new' mosque. Two dates can be noted on the southern portico ...
Qalayer Historical Mosque
in Zanjan City
city: Zanjan
This mosque is situated in the village of Qalayer of Zanjan and consists of a mosque and a Khaneqah. The mosque is a small square structure with inscriptions on all sides. The altar ... MORE
This mosque is situated in the village of Qalayer of Zanjan and consists of a mosque and a Khaneqah. The mosque is a small square structure with inscriptions on all sides. The altar of which is constructed of stone and has the sacred names (of the Imams) engraved on it. Other ancient mosque of the province ...
Other Old Mosques
in Zanjan City
city: Zanjan
Khanum mosque in Zanjan and Sajas Jame' mosque in Khoda Bandeh. MORE
Khanum mosque in Zanjan and Sajas Jame' mosque in Khoda Bandeh.
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