Forest of Pillars

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The large winter prayer hall (shabestan) behind the soutivan is supported by a veritable forest of 48 monolithic pillars carved in spirals, each with a capital of acanthus leaves. Vakil mosque, Shiraz/Syrah.

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Comments (7)

Ali Raza on January 29, 2013

Very beautiful photo! LIKE!

Ewa Kłeczek on February 1, 2013


Guizel J.c on February 2, 2013

Excellent shot and great architecture



Kostia Semytskyi on February 8, 2013

Interesting! L + F.
Greeting from Ukraine. Kostia

Pytka on March 1, 2013

beautiful wide angle!! you captured the light and the architecture brilliantly. -Pytka

Sergey Brandys on September 12

Hi, Stefan. Wonderful picture. Beautiful view. LIKE. Best regards, Sergey

Peter-52 (VIEWS ? … on October 3

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Photo taken in District 8, Shiraz, Fars, Iran
Vakil Mosque

This photo was taken indoors

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