Imam Mosque – Isfahan :

Imam Mosque

 

Imam MosqueIsfahan : After Iranian revolution this mosque known as Imam Mosque or Jaame’ Abbasi Mosque, but before that it called Shah mosque and it is located in south side of Naghsh-e Jahan Square and  Built during the Safavid dynasty. You can visit the masterpieces of Iranian architecture; and an excellent example of Islamic era architecture of Iran. It is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with the Naghsh-e Jahan Square. This mosque built with the goal of centering political, economic, religious, and cultural activities.

Imam mosque has the portal with 27 meters high which are crowned with two minarets 42 meters tall.  Four Iwans are surrounded the mosque, and walls are decorated with seven-color mosaic tiles. Qibleh is facing with the most magnificent iwan of the mosque with the measuring 33 meters high. A largest double layer dome with 52 meters height is behind this iwan. It is an amazing place for visiting.