Jameh Mosque

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  • A view of Agha Bozorg Mosque in Kashan, central Iran 2021-06-30 18:26

    7 beautiful mosques for your must-visit list in Iran

    TEHRAN – Picturesque domes, minarets, vibrant colors, intricate tilework, and welcoming atmosphere are inseparable elements of mosques in every corner of Iran.

  • Explore Na’in old mosque as remarkable feat of architecture 2021-06-28 18:35

    Explore Na’in old mosque as remarkable feat of architecture

    TEHRAN - The oasis town’s Friday Mosque is the highlight of a visit to Na’in. Constructed between the 10th and 11th centuries, it was one of the first mosques built in Iran and is unusual in that it does not conform to the usual four-iwan plan of its time.

  • Friday mosque of Meybod being restored to former glory 2021-05-25 21:12

    Friday mosque of Meybod being restored to former glory

    TEHRAN – An extensive restoration work has recently been commenced on the centuries-old Friday mosque of Meybod, which is named after the oasis city in central Iran.

  • Friday mosque of Damghan undergoes restoration 2021-05-14 17:55

    Friday mosque of Damghan undergoes restoration

    TEHRAN – A new restoration work has been commenced on the centuries-old Friday mosque of Damghan, which stands tall in the north-central Iranian city.

  • Imam Mosque: a grand, sparkling jewel of Islamic architecture   2021-02-08 21:06

    Imam Mosque: a grand, sparkling jewel of Islamic architecture  

    TEHRAN – At the southern end of the UNESCO-registered Imam (Naghsh-e Jahan) Square stands the big, grand, and imposing Imam Mosque in the touristic city of Isfahan, central Iran.

  •  Masjed-e Jameh Kerman: an old mosque with exclusive tiling 2020-11-10 21:00

     Masjed-e Jameh Kerman: an old mosque with exclusive tiling

    TEHRAN - The congregational Masjed-e Jameh of Kerman, which boasts four lofty iwans (porticos), and loads of exemplar tilework, stuccowork, and masonry, is a must-see when you are in Kerman, southeast Iran.

  • Ten gorgeous mosques to visit in Iran 2020-10-17 18:01

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Ten gorgeous mosques to visit in Iran

    TEHRAN – Cascades of photogenic domes and minarets can be seen in every corner of Iran as inseparable elements of mosques some of which widely known as timeless benchmarks of the Islamic architecture.

  • Jameh Mosque of Saveh 2020-08-21 21:30

    Jameh Mosque of Saveh undergoes partial restoration

    TEHRAN – A partial restoration and renovation work has been commenced on the 12th-century Jameh Mosque of Saveh, which is sometimes referred to as “a museum of Islamic architecture”.

  • Muharram mourning: A glimpse of indigenous rituals across Iran 2020-08-19 18:54

    (Part 2/8); Tasht Gozari in Ardabil

    Muharram mourning: A glimpse of indigenous rituals across Iran

    One of the most famous rituals in Ardabil is Tasht Gozari during the mourning season of Muharram. People of Ardabil, who are Azeri, love Imam Hussein (AS) and his young brother Hazrat Abulfazl Abbas (AS). Before Muharram, people in Ardabil begin Tasht Gozari ritual, which is dated back to several years ago. People in other cities near Ardabil also hold Tasht Gozari ritual.

  • Visit Jameh Mosque of Ardestan one of earliest Islamic structures in central Iran  2020-07-14 18:07

    Visit Jameh Mosque of Ardestan one of earliest Islamic structures in central Iran 

    TEHRAN - The Jameh Mosque of Ardestan, which is named after an ancient oasis town of the same name in central Iran, is of high historical importance as it incorporates successive architectural styles of the Sassanids, Buyids, Seljuks, and Safavids.

  • A walk through Jameh Mosque of Hamedan 2019-08-23 19:38

    A walk through Jameh Mosque of Hamedan

    TEHRAN - Photos show interior and exterior views of Jameh Mosque of Hamedan, August 20, 2019.

  • Islamic architecture? Sure, but Na’in’s old mosque offers so much more 2019-07-15 23:56

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Islamic architecture? Sure, but Na’in’s old mosque offers so much more

    Well regarded for its hospitable people, handicrafts, and ancient qanats (manmade subterranean aqueducts that brings water from the mountains), Na’in dates back to nearly 2000 years, which makes it one of the oldest continuously settled towns in the Iranian plateau.

  • Stepping into Fahraj mosque, one of the oldest Islamic structures in Iran 2019-06-24 12:33

    Stepping into Fahraj mosque, one of the oldest Islamic structures in Iran

    TEHRAN –Standing tall in Iran’s Yazd province, Jameh Mosque of Fahraj, which dates over 1400 years, is of great significance as one of the oldest extant mosques in Iran. It represents an important evolutionary stage in mosque construction from very modest materials to wooden roofs on arcades, finally to full scale vaulting with permanent materials.

  •  A view of Imam Khomeini Sq. in Hamedan, west central Iran. 2019-06-02 19:29

    Six places to visit in Hamedan

    TEHRAN – The west central Iranian city of Hamedan, never falls short of offering cultural heritage sites to its visitors. Scenic natural landscapes, traditional restaurants, public gardens and colorful outdoor markets and more importantly, its hospitable people make for an unexpected slice of the city.

  • Photo depicts courtyard, arched arcades and tiled dome of the Jameh Mosque of Saveh in central Iran, October 4, 2018. 2018-10-05 21:13

    Jameh Mosque of Saveh: A museum of Islamic architecture

    Photo depicts courtyard, arched arcades and tiled dome of the Jameh Mosque of Saveh in central Iran, October 4, 2018.