Jameh Mosque, Isfahan, UNESCO Site

Jameh Mosque (Masjed-e Jāmé)

Jameh Mosque was built in the 10th century. Jameh Mosque of Isfahan is structured with the four porches plan. Jameh Mosque artistic and architectural innovations of 15 Islamic centuries are collected. According to different sources it becomes clear that during the time due to numerous fires and wars and different times of unrest has damaged a lot and again has been restored and refurbished.

The mosque has multiple inputs that each of them connects the mosque space to its surrounding areas. The tracks and passages around the mosque represent an extensive communication that the mosque has with the old urban.

Jameh Mosque

The yard of the Mosque

A dome is located at the north part of the Mosque yard and is symmetry of Khaje Nezam-ol-Molk dome and was built in the eleventh century.

Jameh Mosque

Various monuments of the Mosque

Four porches apron, the yards, Mozaffari School, small galleries of Deilamis, Nezam-ol-Molk Dome, Taj-ol-Malek Dome, Oljaitu Sanctuary, the four famous Saheb aprons, Ostad, Shagerd, Darvish. This art eork was registered in the UNESCO thirty first conference.

Jameh Mosque

Architectural values of the Mosque

The Jameh Mosque of Isfahan has a thousand of years in architectural experiences specially in structuring the mosques and hence we can recognize most of the Iran’s historic architectural styles and the neighbor countries.

The decorative values of the Mosque

In the Jameh Mosque of Isfahan the decorative surfaces are very important. Drawing pictures of people or characters Islam in mosques was not allowed from the early time but other methods such as decorative geometric patterns or abstract nature has been taken attention. In this mosque a lot places are decorated with different methods.

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