Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

Sheikh Lotfollah, Sadr or Fatholah Mosque is one of the most visited highlights in Iran. A truly unique mosque that without doubt is a masterpiece of Islamic architecture. There are lots of beautiful and dazzling calligraphies, tiles, elegant Muqarnas and Moaragh that is ready to astonish every visitor. Apart from its breathtaking tiles and intense colors, another interesting point about this mosque is that in spite of all other mosques, it has no Minaret and entrance Shabestan (Yard). This mosque was built in Safavid era by the order of Shah Abbas I and took long around 18 years.

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