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Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah), Esfahan
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Rekindle your spirituality at the gate of Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah), part of a World Heritage Site. Finished in 1629, the complex features four iwans and arcades, with the tallest one being 33 m (108 ft) high in front of the structure's largest dome. The predominantly dark-blue art of mosaic slowly turns into yellow and green as you go deeper into the mosque; along the way you can see the Thuluth script calligraphy alongside traditional Iranian ornaments on the intricate mosaics of over 475,000 tiles. The complex features Islamic era architecture of Iran. Plan to see Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Esfahan itinerary maker.
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  • Mosques in this town is was really epic mosque Imam square and especially here, including in particular did. Difficult expressions in words but please look at go!.
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  • Very nice made fun in the middle of the souk. Place to live also where tourists and theologians blend.
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  • Possibly the second most beautiful mosque in Esfahan after Sheikh Lotfollah, well worth visiting, notably for the beautiful tile work.