The Sheikh Lotf Allah mosque (known as Masjed-e Sheikh Lotfollah in Persian) lies on the eastern side of the Naqshejahan square. The facade of the mosque is beautifully decorated. A corridor leads to the amazing main dome chamber, whose walls are covered with beautiful inlaid and polychrome mosaics. The mosque was built between 1615 and 1618. It has no minarets.
01 Sheikh Lotfollah mosque 02 Persian decoration 03 Iwan 04 Corridor 05 Inner hall of mosque decorated with Islamic patterns
06 Ceiling of inner hall 07 Inner hall of mosque decorated with Islamic patterns 08 Ceiling of inner hall 09 Corridor 10 Sheikh Lotf Allah mosque
11 Fountain and Sheikh Lotfollah mosque 12 Dome hall 13 Dome hall 14 Dome
15 Sheikh Lotf Allah mosque 16 Sheikh Lotf Allah mosque 17 Sheikh Lotfollah mosque
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