Incredible images capture dazzling symmetry of Iran's mosques
It's a side of Iran the rest of the world doesn't normally get to see -- the kaleidoscopically brilliant interiors of the country's intricately designed mosques. With beautiful mosaics and stained gla...
Jameh Mosque of Borujerd
48°45′47.69″E / 33.8958528°N 48.7632472°E / 33.8958528; 48.7632472The Jāmeh Mosque of Borujerd (Persian: مسجد جامع بروجرد‎ – Masjid-e-Jāmeh Borujerd) is a congregational...
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Blue Mosque, Tabriz
The Blue Mosque (Persian: مسجد کبود‎ - Masjed-e Kabūd; Azerbaijani: Göy məscid) is a famous historic mosque in Tabrīz, Iran. The mosque and some other public buildings were constructed in 14...
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Imamzadeh Hamzah, Tabriz
Imāmzādeh Hamzah (Persian: امامزاده سيد حمزه‎) is an Imamzadeh mosque complex in Tabrīz, Iran. The mosque contains the grave of Hamzah, son of the Twelver Shī‘ah Imām, Mūsā' al-Kādhim.
The I...
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Atigh Jame' Mosque
52°32′41.29″E / 29.6081528°N 52.5448028°E / 29.6081528; 52.5448028Atigh Jame' Mosque is a 9th-century mosque in Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province, Iran.
Wooden Mosque
Wooden Mosque (Persian: مسجد چوبی‎) is a unique mosque in near Nishapur that is made completely with wood, so named Wooden Mosque.The mosque was built with earthquake engineering, according to E...
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Jameh Mosque of Tabriz
The Jāmeh Mosque (Persian: مسجد جامع تبریز‎ - Masjid-e-Jāmeh Tabrīz) is a large, congregational mosque (Jāmeh) in Tabrīz city, within the East Azerbaijan Province of Iran. It is located in the B...
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Shah Cheragh
Shāh Chérāgh (Persian: شاه چراغ‎) is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran, housing the tomb of the brothers Ahmad and Muhammad, sons of Mūsā al-Kādhim and brothers of ‘Alī ar-Ridhā. Th...
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Hajar Khatoon Mosque
Hajar Khatoon Mosque (in Kurdish: مزگت هاجه رخاتوون, in Persian: مسجد هاجرخاتون) is architecturally a unique and ancient Muslim mosque (now a tourist destination) in the city of Sanandaj in the Irania...
Maghsoudbeyk Mosque
Maghsoudbeyk mosque (Persian: مسجد مقصودبیک‎) is near the northeastern corner of Naqsh-e Jahan Square. It was built in 1601 by the order of Maghsoudbeyk, who was one of the very rich stewards of...
Ganjali Khan Complex
The Ganjali Khan Complex (Persian: مجموعه گنجعلیخان ‎ - Majmou-e-yeh Ganjali Khan) is a Safavid-era building complex, located in the old center of city of Kerman, Iran. The complex is composed...
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Jamkaran
Jamkaran (Persian: جمكران‎; also Romanized as Jamkarān, Jamgarān, Jam-i-Karān, and Jam‘karān) is a village in Qanavat Rural District, in the Central District of Qom County, Qom Province, Iran. A...
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Jameh Mosque of Isfahan
The Jāmeh Mosque of Isfahān (Persian: مسجد جامع اصفهان‎ – Masjid-e-Jāmeh Isfahān) is the grand, congregational mosque (Jāmeh) of Isfahān city, within Isfahān Province, Iran. The mosque is the re...
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Jameh Mosque of Saveh
The Jameh Mosque of Saveh (Persian: مسجد جامع ساوه‎ – Masjid-e-Jāmeh Sāveh) is a Seljuk-era mosque, located in Saveh, Iran. This monument was built in the 12th century, coinciding with the estab...
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Goharshad Mosque
Goharshad Mosque (Persian: مسجد گوهرشاد‎) is a former free standing mosque in Mashhad of the Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran, which now serves as one of the prayer halls within the Imam Reza shr...
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Jameh Mosque of Nishapur
The Jāmeh Mosque of Nishapur (Persian: مسجد جامع نیشابور‎ - Masjid-e-Jāmeh Neyshabur) is the grand congregational mosque (Jāmeh) of Nishapur city, within Nishapur County, Khorasan. The mosque wa...
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Qoba Mosque
The Qoba Mosque (known also as Ghoba Mosque) is a Mosque in Tehran, with a view of the Alborz Mountains to the north. It is located on Ghoba (Qoba) Street between Negin Street and Khushak Street.The m...
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Imam Reza shrine
The Imam Reza shrine (Persian: حرم امام رضا‎) in Mashhad, Iran is a complex which contains the mausoleum of Imam Reza, the eighth Imam of Twelver Shi'ites. It is the largest mosque in the world ...
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Holiest sites in Shia Islam
In addition to the three mosques accepted by all Muslims as holy sites, Shia Muslims consider sites associated with Muhammad, his family members (Ahl al-Bayt) and descendants (including the Shia Imams...
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Ribat-i Sharaf
The Ribat-i Sharaf (or Robat-e Sharaf; Persian: رباط شرف‎) is a caravanserai, or rest place for travellers, located in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran, between Merv and Nishapur. Built in the 12...
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Imamzadeh Ja'far, Borujerd
48°46′12.33″E / 33.8903583°N 48.7700917°E / 33.8903583; 48.7700917Imāmzādeh Ja‘far (Persian: امامزاده جعفر بروجرد‎) is a historical mausoleum in Borujerd, western Iran...
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Imam Mosque Isfahan
The Shah Mosque (Persian: مسجد شاه), also known as Imam Mosque (Persian: مسجد امام), renamed after the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran, and Jaame' Abbasi Mosque, is a mosque in Isfahan, Iran, standing...
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