This elegant mosque, with its iconic blue-tiled mosaics and its perfect proportions, forms a visually stunning monument at the head of Esfahan's main square. Unblemished since its construction 400 years ago, it stands as a monument to the vision of Shah Abbas I and the accomplishments of the Safavid dynasty.
Masjid-e Imam (formerly Masjid-e Shah) is a congregational mosque located in the historic bazaar of Tehran. Fath Ali Shah Qajar commissioned the building, which is dated to 1824/1240 AH in an inscription.
Founded under Fath-Ali Shah in the 1820s, this mosque is a large courtyard affair with four iwans at the cardinal points – the higher east and west ones offer a measured use of restrained colored brickwork. On Friday mornings the courtyard is filled with colorful carpets to prepare for lunchtime prayers.
The Jame Mosque and school of Zanjan (Seyyed Mosque) 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 ...
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