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Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque(2)

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque(2)
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Copyright: Shahab Maghami (Shahabmg) (139)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-10-12
Categories: Castles
Camera: Creative PC-CAM 880
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/1024 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-07-31 0:12
Viewed: 10427
Points: 7
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Situated on the eastern side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Sheikh Lutfullah Mosque was constructed between 1602 to 1619 A.D. in Shah Abbas (I)'s era.

The monument's architect was Mohammadreza Isfahani. He solved the problem of the difference between the direction of kaabeh and gateway of the building by devising a connecting vestibule between the entrance and the enclosure.

The diameter of the inner dome is 12m laid on walls with the thickness of 170cm. One of the unique characteristics of the mosque is the peacock at the center of its dome. If you stand at the entrance gate of the inner hall and look at the center of the dome, a peacock whose tail is the sunrays came in from the hole in the ceiling could be seen. The mosque was named after Sheikh Lutfullah, a religious leader from what is now Lebanon who was invited to Isfahan and was paid special attention by the Safavid king.
This photo was captured from Ali-Qapu roof.

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salam shahab
hame chizesh khobeh vali be nazare man yekami sizesh kochikeh.


Dear shahab,
That is a nice panoramic shot from Imam Mosque.I Think you take this from the roof of alighapoo.please write some note for forigne visitors of site.
Best regards,

Dear Shahab,

This is not a photo from Emam Mosque! This is Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque. Would you be so kind to modify the title.

Nice picture though. I look forward to more photos from you.

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  • akb Silver Star Critiquer [C: 27 W: 0 N: 0] (212)
  • [2006-08-10 11:17]

güzel resim eline sağlık

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