This mosque, formerly called Shah Mosque or Soltani Mosque, was built by Shah Abbas Kabir in 1612-1631. From the architectural point of view, its tile works, great dome, and minarets are masterstrokes of 17th century. The dome is 54 meters and the minarets are 52 meters high.
Location: South side of Imam Square
Year of Establishment: 1020 AH (Shah Abbas II)
Architect, and supervisor of building :Moheb Ali Beigolah
Calligraphy: Ali Abbasi, Abdulol baghi Tabrizi, Mohammad Reza Emami, Mohammad Saleh Emami
Imam Mosque or Shah Mosque of Isfahan, also known as Jameh Abbasi Mosque is one of the mosques in Naghshe Jahan square in Isfahan which were built during the Safavid era and is an important monuments of Islamic architecture in the world.
Imam Mosque in Isfahan, immortal masterpieces of architecture, carpentry and tile work in the eleventh century AH.
Beautiful and magnificent mosque entrance with mosaic tiles, but the rest is decorated with clay tiles. Many researchers and informants of Safavid history thinks the difference of tiles from the entrance to the rest of mosque is because Shah Abbas was in a hurry to finish the mosque.
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