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Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah)

Esfahan, Iran
+98 35 3620 8955
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Excellent and Impressive

This mosque is one of the main attraction in Nash-e-Jahan. We were here during winter and it only... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
GuteReise88
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Cologne, Germany
Main building guarding the main square

This iconic building can be seen on many posters, photos or front pages of guide books. The tiles... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Vladimir S
,
Pilsen, Czech Republic
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  • Average4%
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Esfahan, Iran
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+98 35 3620 8955
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This mosque is one of the main attraction in Nash-e-Jahan. We were here during winter and it only opens from 9am till 4pm. Visitors need to purchase a ticket before entering the site. The mosque was so beautifully built and the architecture is so impressive...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This iconic building can be seen on many posters, photos or front pages of guide books. The tiles decorating the building are famous. Views of mosque are super also at night. Pay entrance fee and visit several courtyards, main prayer hall and double dome, madrasa...More

Thank Vladimir S
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

If you are a photographer you will love this place. So many angles, different tiles etc. 200,000 ir fee and the downside was yet another with scaffolding . Iran must do all their restorations at once on October !!

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Shah Mosque, also known as Imam Mosque or Royal Mosque, located in Isfahan, Iran is among the 10 most gorgeous ceiling in the world. It is one of the everlasting masterpieces of Islamic architecture of Persia. Its colorful architecture of its dome devoted to beautiful...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

One of the highlights of Esfahan. although don't be disappointed if the scaffolding on the dome exterior is there for the next few years - It is still a great joy to see from the outside and inside.

1  Thank Joanne L
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

The Royal Mosque (Today called the Imam Mosque) dominates the southern side of Naghe-Jahan Square and is, indeed, the most focal point of it.

Thank Isabel M
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

If you are in Iran you may well visit a lot of mosques, This one however is certainly not run of the mill and well worth a visit,

Thank Madeleine S
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

This mosque seems to be known by multiple names. Whatever name it's called, it's located at the end of the main square and requires an entry fee of 200k IRR to go inside. The trouble with Iran is that it's hard to know whether it's...More

Thank KGB777
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

This absolutely stunning mosque impressed us very much. No need to write a review really as I assume every visitor to Esfahan will want to see this beautiful complex.

Thank Yvonne O
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

It is regarded as one of the masterpieces of Iranian architecture and an excellent example of Islamic era architecture of Iran. visiting time: 9 AM-12 PM ** one hour close in praying time** 13 PM-16 PM

1  Thank WeGoPersia
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