Iran’ 6 Unique and Spectacular Mosques

The holy places which were also meeting places of Muslims are known as the Mosque. At first, the mosques were made very simple and even the first ones were Zoroastrian Fire Temples of Sassanid era, but over the time they became as the introduction of Iranian architecture style and decorative arts in Islamic era which is common among various cultures and civilizations.

In this article we want to introduce you Iran’ 6 Unique and Spectacular Mosques. Comprehensive Mosques which indicate an important part in architecture and history of cities in Islamic era that fascinate everyone; Muslims and non-Muslims.

Iran' 6 Unique and Spectacular Mosques

Iran’ 6 Unique and Spectacular Mosques

Isfahan Jame Mosque

Friday Mosque or Jame Mosque of Isfahan is one of the most important and oldest religious buildings in Iran. Archaeological excavations indicate that the building was the main religious center of the city before the Arabs dominated the city.

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Jame Mosque of Isfahan

Atiq Mosque in Shiraz

Atiq Mosque is the oldest mosque in Shiraz. It is also called as the Friday or Adineh Mosque. The first building was built in 281 AH.

Then, Shah Ishaq Injou built a building in the mosque in 752 AH which is called the House of God or the House of Wisdom which was the place of keeping  Holy Qur’an. Its stone inscription is a valuable example of the art of calligraphy.

Atiq Mosque, Shiraz

Atiq Mosque, Shiraz

Zanjan Jame Mosque

The mosque and school of Zanjan, known as Sayed Mosque, was built in the 13th century AH in Qajar period by one of the sons of Fath Ali Shah Qajar called Abdullah Mirza Dara.

This mosque is in the heart of the old city’s texture and is in an appropriate place to access. During its lifetime, the mosque was named Dara Mosque, Sayid Mosque, Soltani Mosque and Friday Mosque.

This historical complex is among the most beautiful mosques and religious schools in Iran.

Zanjan Jaame Mosque & School

Zanjan Jaame Mosque & School

Khorramshahr Jame Mosque

Khorramshahr Jame Mosque has long been one of the main centers in Khorramshahr. Khorramshahr Jame Mosque has not a long history, nor a particular architecture, nor even a considerable extent.

Khoramshar Jaame Mosque

Khoramshar Jaame Mosque

Khorramshahr Jaame Mosque; The Resistance Symbol

Khorramshahr Jaame Mosque was one of the only buildings that remained in this city after being recaptured from Iraq army.

It was the center of Iranian command and procurement during the time of the Resistance in front of Iraq army. So, the mosque was called as the Resistance Symbol Which is now known as the survivors of the war and those interested in the history of the Iran-Iraq war.

Khorramshahr Jaame Mosque

Khorramshahr Jaame Mosque; Resistance Symbol

Tabriz Tabriz Mosque

Tabriz Tabriz Mosque is one of the historical monuments in Tabriz. This mosque, which has been named in the historical books as “comprehensive Qabiri“, has been inaugurated since the establishment of the mosque in the city of Tabriz.

Tabriz Mosque dates back to the Seljuk period until the Qajar period.

Tabriz Tabriz Mosque

Tabriz Tabriz Mosque

Yazd Jaame Mosque

Yazd Jaame Mosque is like a window in the heart of the desert. It was built over 100 years and three periods. The main foundations of the mosque are Sassanid and the current building of the mosque which in terms of architectural style belong to the two periods known as Azeri period. The construction of its dome belonging to Ilkhani period.

Yazd Jaame Mosque

Yazd Jaame Mosque

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