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Agha Bozorg Mosque - kashan

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Masjed-i Agha Bozorg is a famous historical mosque in Kashan, Iran.
Built in the late 1700s by master-mimar Ustad Haj Sa'ban-ali, the mosque and theological school is located in the center of Kashan.
The mosque consists of two large iwans, one in front of the mihrab and the other by the entrance. The courtyard has a second court in the middle which comprised of a garden with trees and a fountain. Surrounding the courtyard are arcade. The iwan in front of mehrab has two minarets with a brick dome. The colors of arcades and eivan are restricted to blue, red, or yellow against a brick ground. It was here where Ustad Ali Maryam as a pupil started his career as a brilliant architect.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agha_Bozorg_Mosque




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