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Imam Mosque, Iran

From series “The Most Iconic Temples in the World”
Year: 1638. Height: 52 meters.

In Iran, in the ancient Isfahan city, which boomed in the 16th century and was a majestic capital of the Persian Empire, is the unique religious monument. In the heyday of the city, the Imam Mosque was erected for more than four centuries with the impressive size and the peculiar beauty. The height of the mosque is 52 meters. Since its foundation in 1638, it is the tallest building in the city. The general area of ​​the building is about 20,000 square meters, which makes the mosque very majestic.

Imam Mosque, Iran The unique feature of the mosque is not only its impressive size, but also its peculiar acoustic characteristics. When two people sit in the opposite corners of the Mosque, they will hear each other whispering effortlessly. Next to the mosque is the beautiful square, which is also used for the religious events. The experienced tourists think that it is one of the most beautiful mosques in the world. Apart from the original landscape design and the recreation areas, you can also discover a lot of interesting things on the square in front of the mosque.

Here are the shops of craftsmen and candy merchants. Tourists can stroll along the square with the beautiful chariot wagons. For the inhabitants of Isfahan, the Imam Mosque is not only a religious place, but a true national landmark. In contrast to the other religious objects, the Imam Mosque has a very informal and calm atmosphere. No tourist will feel like a stranger. When you visit the interior of the mosque, you must definitely appreciate its unique acoustics. Next - Basilica di San Pietro


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