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Shah Mosque

| Naghsh-e Jahan Square, Esfahan 81464, Iran
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Beautiful mosque

This mosque an architectural masterpiece. The entrance to the mosque is not direct, but through an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Peter K
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Sydney, Australia
Wonderull Place

I can say the most beautiful place in Isfahan ! :)) even if you go there every day for long time is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PersiaDesert
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Isfahan Province, Iran
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| Naghsh-e Jahan Square, Esfahan 81464, Iran
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"clap your hands"
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"mosaic tiles"
in 6 reviews
"impressive structure"
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"entrance corridor"
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"sheer size"
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"under renovation"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful details"
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"beautiful mosque"
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"at noon"
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"main mosque"
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"tile work"
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"entrance fee"
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"sheikh lotfollah"
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"walk around"
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"persian architecture"
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"naqsh e jahan square"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This mosque an architectural masterpiece. The entrance to the mosque is not direct, but through an offset vestibule, with the effect that the grant interior courtyard opens up all at once as you turn the corner. Grand in scale.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can say the most beautiful place in Isfahan ! :)) even if you go there every day for long time is not boring ! and Second largest square in the word for sure .

Thank PersiaDesert
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the end of the main square stands this big mosque, which is not only impressive because of its sheer size and incredible decorations, but also helps to get a good impression of the needs and challenges of always on-going restauration works. the craftsmanship continues...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Initially, this mosque was closed as it was a public holiday. We could only see the outside entrance way, which itself was beautiful with ornate tiles and Quranic script.We came back later in the day and the mosque had been opened. We walked inside to...More

Thank R0hanL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Isfahan is always a good idea. You hav a chance to meet people of Isfahan whey they go for evening pray.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such an impressive, grand and large mosque complex. It is vast in size/scale and very beautiful. It is also very different to the much smaller Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque which is nearby (also off the main square), so you should definitely visit both mosques,...More

Thank NatashaC33
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian architecture in the Islamic era. The Royal Mosque is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its construction began in 1611, and its splendor is mainly due to the beauty of its seven-colour mosaic tiles and calligraphic inscriptions. The mosque is depicted on...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Shah mosque is the most eminent construction on the Naghsh-e Jahan Square. If you want to go inside, come before 5:30, because it closes at 6.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful mosque... Amazing mosaic tiles on all 4 Iwans.. For nice shots come very early before the tours and school trips arrive

Thank JD D
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Due to it being part of the square, this mosque is open for a while after sunset. Take a stroll before sunset and enjoy the various views provided by the reflecting suns rays/moons light off the intricate colored tiles.

Thank yusuf r
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Wendy O
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Response from DudjiT | Reviewed this property |
It is. And the Government has found a good way to keep a balance between visiting and worshipping
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18 October 2016|
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Response from LottyToronto | Reviewed this property |
I would expect that it's like many other sites in Iran: scaffolding goes up, work starts, but then everything gets delayed for years. But, as others say, you can still enjoy the building. (The Oljeitu mausoleum in Soltaniyeh... More
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