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Heidarieh Mosque

in Qazvin city | Qazvin province
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Heidarieh Mosque

Related to Qazvin city (located in Qazvin province)
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 efforts of the same craftsmen. This mosque held its own during the Safavid era but later declined. In the Qajar period, the porch opposite the nocturnal area and its surrounding chambers were a further addition. These were made of brick with gypsum adjoining them. The altar of the mosque is one of the magnificent ones of the Saljuqi era. Within the altar repetitions of sacred verses in gypsum on a blue background can be noted. The Kufic inscriptions also worked with gypsum are accounted as masterpieces in caligraphy. Around the altar are six epigraphs in the Naskh and Kufic scripts. Regarding other adornments in the structure, we can refer to eight false arches in the corners of the same structure.
The township of Qazvin is bounded by Mazandaran and Gilan provinces on the north, the township of Takestan to the west, and to Bo'inn Zahra in the south, whereas the province of Tehran is to its east. The northern region of township is occupied by ...
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