Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan

Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
  • ThemeArchitecture/ Religious and Epic
  • CodeIRRS35
  • Duration2 hr(s)
  • Best TimeSPRING | AUTUMN
    What To Expect

    Visiting the magnificent mosques which are the masterpieces of Qajar era in Isfahan;

    Visiting the 19th-century mosque and school adjacent to the historical cemetery of Takht-e Foulad.

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    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Seyyed Mosque
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Seyyed Mosque
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Seyyed Mosque
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Seyyed Mosque
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Seyyed Mosque
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Seyyed Mosque
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Seyyed Mosque
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Rahim Khan Mosque
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Rahim Khan Mosque
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Rahim Khan Mosque
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Rokn al-Molk Mosque and School
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Rokn al-Molk Mosque and School
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Rokn al-Molk Mosque and School
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Rokn al-Molk Mosque and School
    Fall in Love With the Tile Art Design of Mosques in Isfahan
    Rokn al-Molk Mosque and School

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    The Flower and Birds on Pink Tiles

    Isfahan, thanks to its geographical position, fertile soil and abundant water resources coupled with the glorious heritage of preceding periods, has always been an  important, strategic city of Iran. Although Tehran, as the capital of the Qajars, is replete with Qajarid buildings, Isfahan of the Qajar epoch is considered as the golden era of magnificent houses and mosques. The architectural features of the Qajar period were partly a continuation of Safavid traditions and partly an imitation of Western styles. The mosques in this route, Seyed Mosque, Rahim Khan Mosque and Rokn Al Molk Mosque partly portray the art and architecture of this era. 


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    A) Seyyed Mosque
    Duration : 30 mins
    Point Type: STARTING

    (Masjed Seyed)

    Seyyed mosque, a 19th –century religious building with an area of 8075 square meters is located on a street with the same name. Historical accounts maintain that the land of the mosque was bought in the Safavid era, during the reign of Shah Sultan Hossein, but its construction was kept on hold because of the Afghans’ invasion. Later, during the reign of Mohammad Shah Qajar, the mosque was commissioned by Hojjat al-eslam Shafti, a Qajarid wealthy religious figure. The construction started in 1825 and the whole process of constructing and decorating took 130 years. This is the fourth congregational mosque and the most ...

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