The Shah mosque (also known as Masjed-e Shah or Imam mosque) is located on the southern side of the Naqshejahan square and is one of the most beautiful mosques in the world. It was built in the Safavid period in the early 17th century. It is registered along with the Naqshejahan square as a UNESCO world heritage site. Its walls are covered by seven-color mosaic tiles and calligraphic inscriptions.
01 Iwan main entrance 02 Young Iranian women entering mosque 03 Decorated soffit 04 Facade detail with Islamic patterns 05 Facade detail with Islamic patterns
06 Islamic patterns on walls 07 Decorated dome 08 Islamic patterns on walls 09 Shah mosque 10 Main iwan entrance
11 Shah mosque 12 Dome hall
13 Dome hall 14 Minaret 15 Vaulted hall 16 Shah mosque
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