Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Iranian-Islamic Architecture

Mahyar historical caravanserai, artistic work rarely seen elsewhere

Mahyar caravanserai is one of the excellent and prominent examples of Safavid architecture style, which is decorated with brickwork, plaster crown molding and tiling.

Museum of Iranian ethnic groups in Garmsar

The city of Garmsar is known as “the island of tribes” due to the presence of five great and important Iranian ethnic groups there.

New Portico at Imam Reza Shrine: An Architectural Wonder

Work got underway in 2002 to construct a portico at Imam Reza’s holy shrine in the city of Mashhad in the northeastern Iranian province of Khorassan Razavi.

Iran’s Yazd City: World’s Largest Adobe Town

The historical city of Yazd in central Iran is the world’s largest adobe town.

The Silk House: One of Iran’s Magnificent Historical Monuments

The Silk House is one of the most fantastic historical houses in the city of Tabriz in northeastern Iran.

Iran Beauties in Photos; Imam Mosque of Semnan

The Imam or Soltani Mosque in Semnan city, in eastern Tehran, is one of the most important and beautiful historical sites of Iran’s central region.

Diamond Mansion; A Royal Structure in Tehran’s Golestan Palace

The Golestan Palace is the former royal Qajar complex located in Iran's capital city, Tehran.

Beautiful Tiling in Iran’s Moaven-ul-Molk Tekyeh

The Takieh of Moaven-ul-Molk in western Iranian city of Kermanshah is the country's finest Hosseinieh, a distinctively Shiite shrine where plays are acted out during the Islamic month of Muharram to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.

Marble Palace in Northern Iranian City of Ramsar

The Marble Palace in Ramsar is one of the historic buildings and royal residences located in Ramsar, a city on the coast of the Caspian Sea in Mazandaran province.

Chehel Sotoun: A Mesmerizing Monument in Central Iran

Chehel Sotoun is one of Iran’s most famous historical monuments dating back to the Safavid era.

Travel through Time via Tehran Time Museum

The Time Museum is a historical house in an upscale Tehran neighbourhood and dates back to the Qajar era.

Rangooniha Mosque: An Awe-Inspiring Monument in Southern Iran

The Rangooniha Mosque is one of Iran’s most invaluable mosques with a completely different architecture.

Nasser-ad-Din-Mirza House: A Masterpiece of Iranian Architecture

The historical Nasser-ad-Din-Mirza House is one of two dome-shaped monuments in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Bushehr: A City of Mesmerizing Flowers in Southern Iran

Alleys in the city of Bushehr in the southern Iranian Bushehr province smell of spring.

In Photos: Four Seasons Bathhouse of Arak

The Four Seasons (Chahar Fasl) Bathhouse, which used to be the largest bathhouse of Iran, is located in the city of Arak in Markazi province, central Iran.

This House Looks Absolutely Real, But It Isn’t!

An Iranian female artist builds miniature replicas of traditional Iranian houses in a way that no one can believe they are not real.

Howz: An Architectural Wonder in Traditional Iranian Houses

The small ponds or pools known as howz, once an integral part of houses in Iran, are among the wonders of the Persian architecture.

Grand Mosque of Neyriz: An Ancient Architectural Wonder

The Grand Mosque of Neyriz is one of Iran’s oldest mosques and, based on some historical evidence, used to be a Zoroastrian fire temple which turned into a mosque during the Islamic era.

Ashraf Hall; A Magnificent Work of Architecture in Isfahan

Ashraf Hall is a Safavid-era palace which has turned into a prominent attraction in the historical city of Isfahan, central Iran.

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: Qaen Grand Mosque

The Grand Mosque of Qaen is an 1000-year-old architectural masterpiece in eastern Iran.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Tabatabaei House

Tabatabaei House is a prominent epitome of Persian Architecture, located in the historical city of Kashan, central Iran.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Moghadam House and Museum

Moghadam Museum is a historical house in Tehran which contains many priceless historical objects.

Century-Old House in Qom Boasts Unique Architecture

The historical Haj-Qoli-Khan house is one of the ancient homes in the central Iranian city of Qom.

Muqarnas: An Exquisite Ornamental Art in Iranian Architecture

Muqarnas is a kind of ornamented work in Iranian architecture and has contributed to the evolution of some forms of art.

Mantelpieces Hold Secret to Beauty of Ancient Iranian Architecture

Fantastic, eye-pleasing mantels are an integral part of ancient Iranian architecture.

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