Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Isfahan

Another highlight of Naqsh-e Jahan Square, this was also built during the reign of Shah Abbas I.
Loaded with mosaics, this masterpiece was created by chief architect Sheikh Bahai, who collaborated with famous calligraphers and artists of the period.
The building has a 45 degree angle, allowing worshippers to face Mecca.
It's the only mosque in Iran that doesn't have a courtyard.

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ghal-e-Tabarok, Esfahan Iran



12/24/2017 | Blog Code: 4045

Another highlight of Naqsh-e Jahan Square, this was also built during the reign of Shah Abbas I
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