Amir Chakhmaq Mosque Complex in Yazd, Iran – Iran Destination

Amir Chakhmagh Square Yazd : Amir Chakhmagh is a complex which includes caravanserai, a tekyeh, a bathhouse, a cold water well, and a confectionery. Referring to Dr. Vahdat Zad, an architectural historian, who has worked on the spatial aspects of the square, it was built at 15th century by Jalal O Din e Amir Chakhmagh.


Amir chakhmagh is one of the largest hussainia in Iran, it has two very tall minarets in the center. There are the three-story tekyeh which used to tell the death of Hussein ibn Ali, also there is a nakhl in the corner of the tekyeh which described a “strong, wooden object with very large metal fixtures and studs”. The water reservoir located between lean Amir Flint and rely Bazaar Haji Qanbar, and probably dating back to the Safavid period. The water storage now is used as a water museum.

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