Jame Mosque of Yazd

Jame Mosque of Yazd

The Jame mosque of Yazd is in the form of the one-vault, which is located in the center of the desert, this mosque has been built around 100 years and in three periods. The main foundation of the mosque was constructed by Sassanid, the current construction of the mosque, in terms of architectural style belongs to the two periods known as Azeri. The dome of the mosque belonged to the Ilkhanid era, and the high portal of the mosque belonged to the Shahrokh and the Timurid era. This mosque is famous due to the slope of dome, its high portal, and also its beautiful and unique tilework.

Jame Mosque of Yazd            Jame Mosque of Yazd

The Grand Jame Mosque of Yazd is one of the historical masterpieces of Iran, which has. There are the memories of different periods in each corner. The history and construction of the Jame Mosque was begun to the pre-Islamic era, and it is over in the last decade.

Jame Mosque of Yazd            Jame Mosque of Yazd

This mosque is important for several reasons: First, this is the oldest example of architecture that has been imitated in the religious architecture in Yazd area during the 9th hijri. The mosque plan composed of the dome maqsurah and a long rectangle prayer hall. The rectangularity of the mosque plan is derived from the Kaaba architecture schema. A totally sacred and transcendent building in Islam and used as a cosmic symbol in the architectural patterns of Muslims. The Kaaba is a completely holy and supreme building in Islam, which is used as a cosmic symbol in Muslim architectural patterns.

Jame Mosque of Yazd            Jame Mosque of Yazd

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