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Iran Destination is a well-operated tour operator in Iran which makes your travel to Iran easy. We suggest you to have a look on our  Iran Tourism Packages.  Our Iran Travel Agency is ready to help you to travel to Iran. Following, read about Jame Mosque of Isfahan.  

Jame Mosque  which is located in the historic center of Isfahan,  Jame mosque can be seen as a stunning illustration of the evolution of mosque architecture over twelve centuries. It is the oldest preserved edifice of its type in Iran and a prototype for later mosque designs throughout central Asia.

Jame Mosque,Isfahan

Jame Mosque, Isfahan

This complex covering more than 15,000 square meters is also the first Islamic building that adapted the four-courtyard layout of Sassanid palaces to Islamic religious architecture. Furthermore,  its double-shelled ribbed domes represent an architectural innovation that inspired builders throughout the region. The site also features remarkable decorative details representative of stylistic developments over more than a thousand years of post-Islamic art. However, Jame mosque is the oldest Jame mosque in Iran.

The building illustrates a sequence of architectural construction and decorative style of different periods in Iranian Islamic architecture covering 13 centuries most predominantly the Abbasid, Seljuk, Ilkhanid, Timurid and Safavid eras.

However, this beautiful and unique mosque contains a  sequence of Islamic architectural styles, the most significant of which date from Seljuk area. The beautiful remains from the Seljuk era especially the key elements of the ground plan,the four- fold courtyard and the two  well-preserved domes are sufficient to show the advances in mosque and dome architecture made at the time.

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