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  • Goharshad Mosque highly distinctive in terms of history, beauty, and architecture 2021-08-09 21:43

    Goharshad Mosque highly distinctive in terms of history, beauty, and architecture

    TEHRAN - The great mosque of Goharshad is an astonishing Islamic structure due to its age, architectural characteristics, and rich tile decorations.

  • A painting by French architect Pascal Coste, who visited Isfahan in c. 1840, depicts the main courtyard and two iwans of the Imam Mosque (then the Shah Mosque) in the central Iranian city. 2020-08-22 00:04

    By Afshin Majlesi

    On the occasion of World Mosque Day

    Fifty-one years ago, on August 21, 1969, an extremist set fire to Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, which is of very high significance for Muslims as once being their first qibla or direction of prayer. The fire swept through an area of nearly 1500 square meters of the mosque, burning an ancient pulpit, altar, arches, pillars, walls, and ultimately causing a collapse.

  • A night view of the holy shrine complex of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shia Imam, Mashhad, northeast Iran.  (PHOTO: Feng Wei) 2020-04-11 23:42

    Visit holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) online

    TEHRAN – COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease, might stop you from traveling, but there are still ways to see historic and religious sites in nearly every corner of the globe.