Seyyed Mosque (Persian: مسجد سید‎) is the biggest and the most famous mosque from the Qajar era in Isfahan. It was founded by Seyyed Mohammad Bagher Shafti, one of the most famous clergymen in Isfahan. It was founded in the middle of the 19th century, but its tiling lasted until the end of the century. The seyyed mosque is the best sample for studying the tiling art in the Qajar era.[1]

Seyyed Mosque
Mezquita Seyyed, Isfahan, Irán, 2016-09-20, DD 17.jpg
The Shabestan of Seyyed Mosque
Religion
AffiliationShia Islam
ProvinceIsfahan
Location
LocationIsfahan, Iran
MunicipalityIsfahan
Seyyed Mosque (Isfahan) is located in Iran
Seyyed Mosque (Isfahan)
Shown within Iran
Geographic coordinates32°39′53″N 51°39′50″E / 32.664722°N 51.663889°E / 32.664722; 51.663889Coordinates: 32°39′53″N 51°39′50″E / 32.664722°N 51.663889°E / 32.664722; 51.663889
Architecture
Architectural typeMosque

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hosseyn Yaghoubi (1383). Arash Beheshti, ed. Rāhnamā ye Safar be Ostān e Esfāhān(Travel Guide for the Province Isfahan) (in Persian). Rouzane. p. 106. ISBN 964-334-218-2.