Photographer's Note

hello my friends
Mosque of Sheikh Lotf allah is an architectural gem and the Tile eleventh century and was built by Shah Abbas in 18 years
Mosaic mosque was built in the year 1011 and completed by the end of the building and its decoration was completed in 1028 AH .
The inscriptions on the third line lunar Ali Abbasi dose in 1012 and the architect and the construction of the mosque , Mohammad Reza Esfahani is a small plaque in his name has been brought into the mosque .
Sheikh Lotf Allah the great scholars of the Shia villages and Miss Jabal , Lebanon today is the invitation of Shah Abbas, the residence of the contract .
Kudos to him , he was assigned to the mosque for prayers and teaching appellation called the Mosque of Sheikh Lotfollah the same direction. Sheikh Lotf Allah 6 years before the time of Shah Abbas died .
The mosque has a dome which is covered inside and out with beautiful tiles . The dome is based on the high number of congregations arch is adorned with Quranic verses .
At the top there is a circular pore , which is adorned with metallic decorations and lighting and ventilation systems are used.
This is a very delicate arabesque dome decorated the outer layer made ​​of an octagonal star leads a colorful mosaic tiles .
It also leads to the top of the cap is decorated in the form of regular butter , the sanctuary consists of a rack vault over which a delicate arabesque motifs are closed.
Pinking of the arch -shaped pearl at the end of its domestic Mqrns·hay alternative plant designs are beautifully adorned .
The beauty of the mosque motifs and arabesques used in it could be considered unique .
In 1307, restoration of the original plans and the tiles in the entrance and the dome . The exterior of the dome is the inscription indicates that the repair is carried out by the Department of Archaeology in 1315 .
In front of the mosque has a beautiful pool in the years 1316 to 1318 8 sided removed. During this time coating dome house made ​​of plaster and wood windows installed in the basement lighting has been provided .
Sheikh Lotf Allah mosque unsurpassed masterpieces of art and architecture of the beautiful sanctuary that can be observed in other mosques .
The altar is decorated with tile mosaic is very pleasant . There are two tables inside the sanctuary . Around the altar inscriptions calligrapher Reza Abbasi and another line that B is known , can be seen .
The inscription on the traditions of the Prophet and the sixth Shia Imam , Imam Jafar Sadiq is quoted.
Poems on the eastern and western sides of the inscription could be seen as they possibly Sheikh Bahai poet , mystic, scholar and poet of the Safavid period .
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seyed mohammad

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Additional Photos by Seyed Mohammad Hosseini (mohammad_H) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 828 W: 129 N: 1865] (10178)
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