Isfahan ( Jameh Mosque  )

Isfahan Jameh Mosque

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Isfahan Jameh Mosque : It is located in Isfahan , Iran .The Jāmeh Mosque of Isfahān or Jāme’ Mosque of Isfahān  is the grand, congregational mosque (Jāmeh) of Isfahān city, within Isfahān Province, Iran. The mosque is the result of continual construction, reconstruction, additions and renovations on the site from around 771 to the end of the 20th century. The Grand Bazaar of Isfahan can be found towards the southwest wing of the mosque. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012.

 

Built during the Umayyad dynasty, it is rumored in Isfahan that one of the pillars of this Mosque were personally built by the Caliph in Damascus. Prior to it becoming a Mosque, it is said to have been a house of worship for Zoroastrians.