Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque

Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Coloured Glasses
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Coloured Glasses
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Yard
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Yard

The Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, also dubbed as Pink Mosque, is a Qajar mosque built by Nasir-ol-Molk, a Qajar nobleman, in the old citadel of Shiraz, Iran, in 1888.

Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Pink Colour
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Pink Colour
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Ceiling
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Ceiling
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Ceiling, Panj kasehi (Five-Bowl)
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Ceiling, Panj kasehi (Five-Bowl)

With its exquisite and elegant patterns, the mosque was designed by Mohammad Hassan-e-Memar, an Iranian architect, and Mohammad Reza Kashi-Saz-e-Shirazi, a mosaic artisan. and its bright rainbow-like windows and doors were elaborately handcrafted by Haji Mirza Ayat, a master carpenter.

Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Niche
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Niche
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, Muqarnas Decorative Vault Ceiling
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, Muqarnas Decorative Vault Ceiling
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Western Shabestan
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Western Shabestan

Its incomparable Qashani artworks (mosaic and tile-work) with multiple Muqarnas (ornamented vaulting) are matchless.

Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Yard
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Yard
Nasir-ol-Molk mosque Back Shabestan
Nasir-ol-Molk mosque Back Shabestan
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Iwan
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Iwan
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Entrance
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Entrance
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Iwan Entrance
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Iwan Entrance
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Vault Ceiling
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque Vault Ceiling

Jabalieh Rock Dome, Kerman

Jabalieh Rock Dome Kerman
Jabalieh Rock Dome Kerman

Jabalieh Rock Dome is an ancient octogonal building located in a garden, in the outskirt of the Kerman, Iran.

Jabalieh Rock Dome Ceiling
Jabalieh Rock Dome Ceiling

It has been structured with stones and bricks and is mostly believed that it was originally a fire temple belonging to the pre-Islamic Sassanid era. Due to its remaining form, some researchers postulate it is reconstructed after the advent of Islam. The building is 18 metres (59 ft) high, and its dome is rather flat.

Jabalieh Rock Dome Interior
Jabalieh Rock Dome Interior

After the refurbishment in 1939, the building has become a stone museum and several headstone and inscriptions preserve in.

Jabalieh Rock Dome Interior
Jabalieh Rock Dome Interior
Jabalieh Rock Dome Refurbishment in 1939
Jabalieh Rock Dome Refurbishment in 1939