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Address: Esfahan, Iran

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A beautiful mosque, though a bit too much museum-like

Possibly the second most beautiful mosque in Esfahan after Sheikh Lotfollah, well worth visiting, notably for the beautiful tile work.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Possibly the second most beautiful mosque in Esfahan after Sheikh Lotfollah, well worth visiting, notably for the beautiful tile work.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Your trip to Isfahan wouldn't be completed without visiting this James' Mosque. The complex has one of the most impressive (old) mosque in Iran.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Good thing these tiled domed mosques are so beautiful, because even with the scaffolding they are still beautiful, you just kinda have to look some places and ignore others. This mosque is beautiful, scaffolding or no.

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Lower Austria, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Pity they've seriously upped the prices for non-Iranians. But it's still worth spending a couple of hours appreciating this place and its atmosphere.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

There are several beautiful mosques in Iran, but this one is out this world. It's "1001 Nights" come true, a masterpiece in the history of architecture and a triomphe for Islamic art. This mosque proves that muslim architects were way ahead of their colleques in ancient times.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Don't miss this attraction another of Iran's beautiful mosques. The telework and architecture are amazing as is the height and breadth of the mosque. I love the way light filters through different points. Well worth a visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

It's a spectacular building - large, beautiful and ornate. But it's currently undergoing major renovations (as of April 2016) and so visitors may leave a little unsatisfied. Unfortunately you can't see anything in the main courtyard, but in some parts look up and you will see a beautifully tiled roof. Like many places, entry price for foreigners is 20 000... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The central yard was occupied by scaffolding protecting the praying from the sun. What a shame. Don't miss to talk with the PR mullah. You may ask him any question.

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Boliden, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is not the most beautiful mosque in Esfahan. Outside is quite nice, but considering the amount of scaffolding and the price, it´s better to visit Jameh Mosque. Price for foreigners: 6x locals.

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Marina del Rey, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

It was under construction when I was there but it's still worth the city if you're in the area. Even with the ongoing construction, you can appreciate the architecture and attention to detail. Would love to return and see after they finish the restoration.

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