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Sheykh Ali Khan Mosque of Isfahan

Vahid Pourtajrishi  6/25/2014

This mosque is located in Khajoo district of Isfahan and is built by Sheikh Ali Khan Zangeneh who was the prime minister of Shah Soleiman Safavid in 1090 Hijri. This mosque has two big balconies in northern and southern sides and a 45m*35m courtyard and some beautiful inscriptions. The mosque is designed with brick work mostly and some rows of tiles are used rarely also. Some texts are written in Sulth font on dark blue theme of the inscription on the northern balcony of the mosque. There is an inscription installed on the southern balcony of the mosque also which shows the names of king of the time and the founder with white font on the dark blue theme of the inscriptions which shows 1090 year Hijri.


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