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Shah Mosque

| Naghsh-e Jahan Square, Esfahan, Iran
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Isfahan is a city in central Iran, known for its Persian architecture. In the huge Naqsh-e Jahan... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fazelihotel
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Yazd Province, Iran
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Do not miss this mosque - it is beautiful

The main mosque on the square is worth visiting – a ‘must see’. During our first visit it was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
J0anned568
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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Isfahan is a city in central Iran, known for its Persian architecture. In the huge Naqsh-e Jahan Square is the 17th-century Imam (Shah) Mosque, whose dome and minarets are covered with mosaic tiles and calligraphy. Ali Qapu Palace, built for Shah Abbas and completed in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main mosque on the square is worth visiting – a ‘must see’. During our first visit it was closed due to election rallies and even on the second visit it was not very busy. The mosque is well described in guidebooks, and words fail...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This mosque sits proudly on the square for a reason .. its truly amazing both inside and out. It's big and impressive both by day and night, from close by and afar. Not sure any photos can capture the true majesty of the place.

Thank rdella
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It's worth the 200'000 Rials entry fee. They use it to reconstruct it so people can visit it as well in future. The building is impressive and one of the most impressive mosque we visited in Iran. As well it's worth to visit it at...More

Thank Graido
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Nice superb! splendid magnifique there is no words in order to describe it dont worry it s all the time under renovation but as it s huge there is all time genuine part untouched dont miss the 2 inside roses garden

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Of all the mosques that I had visited in Iran, this one is the cream of the cake. The sheer magnitude and brillance is breathtaking. The 7 colours tiles are complementary, compared to the typical turquoise and sky blue that dominated most of the other...More

Thank Qdiyana
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Entrance fee is 200,000 rials for foreigners, be aware that it does close during the day for prayer. They may let you in, and then close off the courtyard and dome area while they prepare for prayer (you will miss most of the beauty that...More

Thank 1AlwaysOneTheRoad1
Reviewed 7 May 2017

After two weeks in Iran and visiting many mosques, the attention span decreases. It is a beautiful mosque though, with nice details and mosaic. As an extra one of the domes has a nice echo. In the garden sometimes a mullah answrs questions, even in...More

Thank amsterdam05
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is the most typical architectural mosque of Persian. It looks very much similar to the Registan mosque in Samakan, Uzbekistan.

Thank Tom-Saigon
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice coloured tiles with many details. Audio guide Is not of great help so it Is better to read something in advance if you not have a personal human guide.

Thank Vlado Z
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SIGACIK
How long for the renovation ? Are always the scaffoldings in courtyard in october 2016 ? Thanks
18 October 2016|
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Response from LottyToronto | Reviewed this property |
I would expect that it's like many other sites in Iran: scaffolding goes up, work starts, but then everything gets delayed for years. But, as others say, you can still enjoy the building. (The Oljeitu mausoleum in Soltaniyeh... More
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