Masjid i Shan Isfahan

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    MASJID-I SHAHISFAHAN, PERSIA

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    THE CITY OF MASJID- I SHAH, ISFAHAN

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    ALSO KNOWN AS IMAM MOSQUE

    STANDS AS A PART OF NAGHSH-E JAHAN SQUARE

    ONE OF THE LARGEST CITY SQUARES IN THE

    WORLD

    AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF ISLAMICARCHITECTURE OF IRAN

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    THE PORTAL: 27 M (89 FT) HIGH

    WITH 2 MINARETS: 42 M (138 FT) TALL.

    SEHN SURROUNDED WITH

    4 IWANS AND ARCADES

    WALLS ORNAMENTED WITH 7 COLOR

    MOSAIC TILE

    THE MOST MAGNIFICENT IWAN OF THE

    MOSQUE FACES THE QIBLA AND LEADS TO

    MIHRAB: 33 M (108 FT) HIGH

    BEHIND THIS IWAN IS A SPACE WHICH IS

    ROOFED WITH THE LARGEST DOME

    (DOUBLE LAYERED) IN THE CITY AT 52 M

    (171 FT) HEIGHT

    THE WHOLE OF THE CONSTRUCTION:100 BY

    130 METERS (330 FT 430 FT)

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    PRAYER HALL MIHRAB QUIBLA CH

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    THE ENTRANCE-IWAN (GATEWAY) HAS THE FORM OF A SEMICIRCLE

    ARCH FRAMED BY TURQUOISE ORNAMENT, DECORATED WITH RICH STALACTITE TILE WORK;

    FEATURE OF PERSIAN ISLAMIC

    MINARETS TOPPED BY CARVED, WOODEN BALCONIES WITH STALACTITES RUNNING DOWN T

    GREAT JASPER AND MARBLE BOWLS OF STONE BLOCKS NEAR THE PORTAL GATE, UNDER TH

    EASTERN DOMES FILLED WITH WATER/ SHERBET

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    A HUGE STRUCTURE, SAID TO CONTAIN 18 MILLION BRICKS AND 475,000 TILES

    SPLENDOR IS MAINLY DUE TO THE BEAUTY OF ITS SEVEN- COLOURS MOSAIC TILE

    CALLIGRAPHIC INSCRIPTIONS

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    THANK YOU..