Saturday, November 26, 2022

Jame Mosque of Yazd


The Grand Jame Mosque of Yazd dating back to 12th century, is regarded as one of the outstanding building. It is believed that the mosque was built on the ruins of the Sassanid fire temple and was largely rebuilt in 14th century. The two most outstanding features of this Islamic mosque are its domes and minarets. It is famous for its notable minaret’s architecture and their turquoise gem that could be seen from miles away. With the special tiles works and various domes, this mosque is an excellent example of Islamic architecture. Under the central dome inside the mosque, there are some smaller dome like arches designed with dazzling ceramic tiles and the beautiful manuscripts from holy Quran which depict the masterpieces of calligraphy and tiling.



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