Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Esfahan

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A true masterpiece of Safavid Iranian architecture designed by a famous poet-architect, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque boasts some of the most impressive tile designs in the country. Visit the mosque to see its exterior use of Esfahan's signature blue and turquoise tiles in intricate patterns. On the inside, marvel at the complexity of harmonious mosaics, elaborate dome designs with cream-colored and deep blue tiles that change nuances during the day. Built in 1602-1619 as a private mosque for the royal court, the edifice stands in contrast to the lavish public mosque nearby. To visit Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque and get the most from your holiday in Esfahan, create itinerary details personal to you using our Esfahan sightseeing planner .
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  • The most beautiful I've ever seen in my life. Very impressive. The first place that you should gorulmesi in Isfahan. Visit edi.
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  • Designed as place of prayer for the harem is mosque has a narrow hallway that leads to the prayer room. As almost all of them in Iran dominated the turquoise and blue. Beautiful girl
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  • Amazing visit, there is a point just enter in the morning when it is illuminated by the Sun that makes it unique, is a large Peacock by displaying the tail in thousands of mosaics, large tears of emotion, literally...
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  • Great, Fascinating, Wonderful. These are the words I can use to describe the grace of this building. Situated right in front of Ali Qapu, Sheikh Lotfollah mosque is a great place, if you want to admire the Iranian architecture. The most astonishing part of this place is its great dome. The ornaments are just adorable. You can stand under the dome and watch it for hours!
  • Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one more beautiful mosque of Iran which shows marvelous Iranian art work. Interestingly, due to the sun rays, the dome changes between blue to pink. This mosque was built just for Royal family and royal females but time never remains a same. Later on, it was opened for general public. I like this mosque which is small in size but full of detailed art work. Excellent indeed!!!
  • It's the symbol of magical city of Esfahan! This square is a massive and amazing square which belongs to rich history of this city. You'll be shocked and amazed by the unique architecture of this place and you can spend hours enjoying your time here.
  • One of best traditional mosque. Have ever visited , Beautiful dome with artistic brick and tile work
  • The most beautiful place in the world? Maybe. In any case, a beautiful mosque with a dome whose beauty makes you speechless. Whoever gets angry about the entry (about 5 Euro in my memory) and therefore doesn't go there, misses one of the absolute top highlights of the country.
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