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.
This rectangle square in Isfahan is surrounded by other historical places, namely, Alighapoo, Abbasi mosque, and Shekh Lotfollah Mosque . It is 507 m long and 158 m wide. During Timurid dynasty it used to be smaller, but they expanded it at Shah Abbas I time.
Because of the dome shaped structure of this bazaar, it is always cool and enjoyable and it has many different sections each of which is built during different king's rule. It is extended from Arg Square to Moshtaghieh Square and it is considered as the longest Bazaar in Iran.