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The Background of Vakil Mosque

Karim Khan, who was the most popular ruler of Zand dynasty, built different places that Vakil Complex is most well-known of them. However, based on documents, Vakil mosque was built in the year of 1775.

However, area of the mosque is 11000 square meters. It seems that for building here, the best architects worked since among the other places of Zand era, Vakil comlex is the best of them. Furthermore, different inscriptions with Quranic words and different colors are on the walls of the mosque. Anyway, entrance of here has two doors with height of 7 and length of 4 meters for each one.

The Mosque

Inside the mosque

Furthermore,   northern part of the mosque, there is an arch with name of pearl that consists of two minarets with height of 20 meters. Architects of this part decorated walls with colorful tiles, shape of plants and Indian arts.

The most important one, in the western part of the yard, there are small arches decorated with colorful and blue tiles. The middle of small arches, one would see different names of “God”. Generally, it seems that all the small arches are eleven.

Vakil mosque - beautiful mosques in Iran

Vakil mosque – beautiful mosques in Iran

In the eastern part of the mosque, there is a bedchamber with length of 26 and width of 21 meters. This bedchamber is known as wintry bedchamber that is decorated with brick roof.. Other special part of Vakil Mosque is a small yard in the northeastern part with area of 35×20 meters which has a small pool.

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