Old Mosques, Fars
Atiq Jame Mosque, Shiraz
This mosque was built in celebration of the conquest of Shiraz by Saffarid Amroleiss in the year 276 A.H. and was completed in 281 A.H. It has been restored many times. The height of the building and its various nocturnal areas (Shabestans) with beautiful tile work on the ceilings, gives a unique charm to this place.
Nasirol Molk Mosque, Shiraz
This mosque is situated at the end of the Lotfali Khan-e-Zand Street. Nasirol Molk, who was one of the elites of Shiraz, is the founder of this mosque. This mosque is unique for its tile work and architecture. The construction work of mosque began in 1293 A.H. and was finally terminated in 1305 A.H., by Muhammad Hassan Me'mar and Muhammad Reza Kashi Paz Shirazi.
Noe (Shohada) Mosque, Shiraz
In the old times it was called the Atabak Mosque. Its construction work began in 598 A.H. by Atabak Sa'd-ebne-Zangi and was completed in 615 A.H. This very large mosque has a ceiling that is 40 m. high and 25 m. wide supported by 12 lower sections. Its building has been recently restored.
Vakil Mosque, Shiraz
It is one of the most valuable monuments dating back to Zandieh period. Its construction was completed in 1773 A.D. The said premise with an area of 3600 Sq.m. has been furnished with large stones. Its nocturnal area or Shabestan (night prayer hall) with an area of 2700 sq.m. Contains 48 similar tall pillars of stone with a beautiful ceiling and a marble altar that is considered to be one of the master pieces of the Zandieh era.
Other Old Mosques, Fars
Other old mosques of the province include: The Nayreez Jame Mosque, Darab Jame and the Sangi Mosque.
Historical Bridges and Caravansaries, Fars
Ancient Cities and Archaeological Hills, Fars
Inscriptions and Engravings, Fars
Castles and Citadels, Fars
Fire Temples, Fars
It is situated to the north of the Afif Abad Garden, museum or edifice. The interior walls have been ornamented with ...
Dating back to the Qajar period, Aqa Baba Khan School is near the Vakil Bazaar and Jame’ Mosque. The same belongs to the Karim Khan Zand period. The construction of building was ...
Dating back to the Achaemenian period, the Goor Dokhtar Tomb is located in the Jereh Village. This historical monument is ...