"Imam sq.: Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque (interior)" Naqsh-e jah?n -Imam Square Tip by hydronetta

Naqsh-e jah?n -Imam Square, Esfahan: 16 reviews and 36 photos

Behind the entrance starts an unimpressive dim lit corridor which leads to the glorious prayer hall, which is a great contrast made I am sure on purpose to impress. The prayer hall has a square plan and the walls end up to circular dome covering all the area. This resembles the transition from earth to heaven. The dome of the hall is certainly majestic in every term and certainly causes admiration to anyone gazzing the place. With yellow color dominating the tiles take the form of sun, while the rest of the walls are in mainly blue colors. Both interior and exterior surfaces bear calligraphic inscriptions made of mosaic
The dome is 32m high and 12m in diameter, supported by thick walls. Small windows at the dome bell allows sufficient amount of light to enter the prayer hall in order to create a more magical atmosphere.

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  • Written Apr 21, 2008
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