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This mosque sits proudly on the square for a reason .. its truly amazing both inside and out. It's big and impressive both by day and night, from close by and afar. Not sure any... read more

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This mosque sits proudly on the square for a reason .. its truly amazing both inside and out. It's big and impressive both by day and night, from close by and afar. Not sure any photos can capture the true majesty of the place.

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Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth the 200'000 Rials entry fee. They use it to reconstruct it so people can visit it as well in future. The building is impressive and one of the most impressive mosque we visited in Iran. As well it's worth to visit it at night as it's illuminated in the dark.

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Ouarzazate
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice superb! splendid magnifique there is no words in order to describe it dont worry it s all the time under renovation but as it s huge there is all time genuine part untouched dont miss the 2 inside roses garden

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all the mosques that I had visited in Iran, this one is the cream of the cake. The sheer magnitude and brillance is breathtaking. The 7 colours tiles are complementary, compared to the typical turquoise and sky blue that dominated most of the other mosques. Will definitely visit it again if given a chance!!

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Thank Qdiyana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entrance fee is 200,000 rials for foreigners, be aware that it does close during the day for prayer. They may let you in, and then close off the courtyard and dome area while they prepare for prayer (you will miss most of the beauty that way). The ticket booth does close down and a sign goes uo in front of... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After two weeks in Iran and visiting many mosques, the attention span decreases. It is a beautiful mosque though, with nice details and mosaic. As an extra one of the domes has a nice echo. In the garden sometimes a mullah answrs questions, even in French.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most typical architectural mosque of Persian. It looks very much similar to the Registan mosque in Samakan, Uzbekistan.

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Thank Tom-Saigon
Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice coloured tiles with many details. Audio guide Is not of great help so it Is better to read something in advance if you not have a personal human guide.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You need to be able to climb some steep steps but it is worth the effort. Beautiful tile work and spectacular architecture.

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Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is, by far, the most prestigious mosque in Iran. The portal with its two minarets is already very impressive and beautiful. Unfortunately for us, we were in Esfahan on Alain days and the mosque was used to host muslims tourists from all Iran. Then, if we started to visit it, we were thrown out very rapidly. This does not... More 

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