Wonderful Interior of the Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque

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Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque (Persian: مسجد شیخ لطف الله‎ Masjed-e Sheikh Lotf-ollāh) is one of the architectural masterpieces of Safavid Iranian architecture, standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Isfahan, Iran.

Construction of the mosque started in 1603 and was finished in 1618. It was built by the chief architect Shaykh Bahai, during the reigh of Shah Abbas I of the Safavid dynasty.

It is registered, along with the Naghsh-i Jahan Square, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Comments (7)

rudy_guan on August 13, 2012

Majestic mosque! Warm greetings from Indonesia :)

Александр Бурцев on August 13, 2012

What a complicated God!

Sanaullah Khan on August 30, 2012

Beautiful Picture….

Beautiful Composition Like 01 + Favorite 01 Best Regards ثناءالله Sana Ullah Khan


CWallrodt on September 1, 2012

I like this kind of complex geometries.

hana11 on September 23, 2012

Xhamija Shumë e mrekullueshme Përshëndetje të ngrohta nga TETOVA (Macedonia)

JO Cervantes D on September 27, 2012

Fantastic view! L+F

innamaa on April 9, 2013

This perspective is absolutely fabulous.

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Photo taken in Naghshe Jahan, Esfahan, Iran
Sheikh Lotfolah Mosque

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