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Natanz City

Natanz
The township of Natanz is situated to the northwest of Esfahan (Isfahan). To its north is Kashan, and to the east is Ardestan. This city dates to the pre-Islamic era, and came under the influence of the general conditions prevailing in Esfahan and Kashan from the early Islamic period to the Mongol era. Important relics of this region are the Jame' Mosque, Khanegah or Khaneghah (kind of monastery) and tomb of Sheikh Abdol Samad.

Various small shrines dot the area, and it is known as the shrine of Abd as-Samad.The elements in the present complex date from 1304 with subsequent additions and restorations, such as the Khaneqah and Muqarnas vault. The tomb honors the Sufi Sheikh Abd al-Samad, and was built by the Sheikh's disciple, the Ilkhanid vizier Zain al-Din Mastari.
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Natanz
Imamzadeh Ahmad - Natanz
Natanz
Natanz Jame Mosque
Natanz Jame Mosque
Natanz Jame Mosque
Natanz Jame Mosque
Natanz Jame Mosque
Natanz Jame Mosque
Natanz Jame Mosque
Natanz Jame Mosque
EXPLORE ATTRACTIONS IN Natanz
Category: Mountains
This extensive range lies within the limits of the townships of Natanz and Kashan. Its highest peak being the Karkas summit which rises to an elevation of 3,895 m. From this ... MORE
Category: Fire Temples
This fire-temple is located near the Natanz mosque and is amidst a platform which is at an elevation of 2 m. from ground level. Only two of its four ceilings that connected ... MORE
Category: Ancient Cities
This historical site of 'Arisman' with 6000 years of antiquity is located in the Arisman Village in the township of Natanz. The same comprises of three archeological vicinities ... MORE
Category: Minarets
This dome is in the southwest of the city of Natanz, and located in the heights of the Karkas Mountains. This dome is octagon in shape, with an approximate diameter of 10.5 ... MORE
Category: Mausoleums, Shrines
This Imamzadeh is located on a hillock in Natanz. Its tiled covered dome was renovated in the year 1968, and its epigraph inscribed with religious verses. MORE
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