Seyit (Seyyed) Mosque ,Zanjan, Iran

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The Seyit Mosque of Zanjān (in Azeri: Seyit Machidi, in Persian: Masjed-e-Seyyed) aka jaame mosque, is the grand, congregational mosque of Zanjān city, Iran. The mosque is situated in the old part of the city and was constructed in 1826 during the Qajar period. The construction was carried out by Abdullah Mirza Dara who was one of the children of Fath Ali Shah Qajar, the second king of Qajars. The mosque contains four porticos on the sides of a large open court. To the east and west of the court sixteen chambers exist running parallel to each other. Facing towards south are more chambers used as residential quarters for theology students. These chambers have vaulted and arched ceilings decorated with artistic tile work. The mosque has a great turquoise dome that ayahs of Sura Ad-Dahr (76th sura of Holy Koran), have been written on it.

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Comments (260)

What a fantastic place! Great shot! Like!

Greetings from Macedonia.

Hamed Ansari on January 14, 2011

Stojan Toshe Nikolov

Thank you so much!

Buts Yuri on January 14, 2011

Interesting photo! LIKE-146! Many greetings, Buts_YV

Hamed Ansari on January 14, 2011

Buts_YV

Thanks a lot, friend!

Stathis Chionidis on January 19, 2011

Fantastic architecture and shot.I *like+ it.Stathis

Hamed Ansari on January 20, 2011

Stathis XioniΔis

Thanks a lot, friend!

aghaee on March 2, 2011

بسیار زیباست

LIKE

Hamed Ansari on March 4, 2011

aghaee

خیلی ممنون از لطفتون

Iris.Bl. on May 21, 2011

attractive photo

Like #150

greetings

Hamed Ansari on May 21, 2011

irene1l

Thank you so much, friend!

jolaostrow on June 25, 2011

Lovely place, great architecture, like.Best wishes, Jola

Hamed Ansari on June 25, 2011

jolaostrow

Thanks for your kind words.

Dr.Azzouqa on July 3, 2011

Beautiful place.

Excellent shot.

LIKEd.

Best wishes from Jordan.

Mustafa

Hamed Ansari on July 4, 2011

Dr.Azzouqa

Thank you so much :)

Szolnoki István on October 6, 2011

Beautiful building and great photo! Like (152.) ! Greetings from Hungary, István.

Hamed Ansari on October 7, 2011

Szolnoki István

Thank you so much :)

M Reza Samaee on October 14, 2011

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Hamed Ansari on October 14, 2011

کووو! کجاست؟

Almassi on October 14, 2011

کی ؟

Antoni F. on March 10, 2012

marvelous details, very fine pic! lk

regards

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Photo taken in بازار زنجان، زنجان، زنجان، Iran

Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 24, 2010
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    by Hamed Ansari
    • Camera: SONY DSC-W7
    • Taken on 2010/06/16 17:48:54
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 7.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.70 EV
    • No flash

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