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Old Mosques, Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari

Atabakan Mosque, Shahr-e-Kord   

Chaloshtor Jame" Mosque, Shahr-e-Kord   

Farakh Shahr Jame" Mosque, Farakh Shahr   

Keyan Jame" Mosque, Shahr-e-Kord   

Khan Jame" Mosque, Shahr-e-Kord   

Shahrak Jame" Mosque, Shahr-e-Kord

Atabakan Mosque, Shahr-e-Kord

This mosque was built during the period of Atabakan of Lurestan in the year 605 AH. This mosque is built of sun dried bricks and in the year 1351 (1972) was registered as a cultural heritage site and therefore was then repaired.

Chaloshtor Jame" Mosque, Shahr-e-Kord

This mosque was constructed in the year 1267 AH by Haj Mohammad Reza Khan Chaloshtori, at the distance of 9 km from Shahr-e-Kord. Its construction materials are stone, brick and tile. It consists of four balconies, a place for nocturnal prayers, a pond (Howz Khaneh) and entrance. Inside the southern hall for nocturnal prayers, there is a beautiful wooden adytum which has inscriptions of Holy Qur"an engraved on wood.

Farokh Shahr Jame" Mosque, Farokh Shahr

This ancient mosque is located south of the central square of Farokh Shahr. A major portion of this mosque was constructed during Safavid era, but it was in Zandiyeh and Qajar periods that its construction was completed and repaired. The mosque having many halls for nocturnal prayers and a very large courtyard was repaired by The Cultural Heritage Organization but due to unknown reasons, the ancient mosque was demolished, and a new one was built in its place.

Keyan Jame" Mosque, Shahr-e-Kord

Keyan Jame" Mosque

This mosque is located 5 km from Shahr-e-Kord and is also known as the Mohab Mosque. It was built during the Safavid era, and in Afsharieh period it has been repaired by Moheb Ali Beik, the famed commander of Nader Shah Afshar. The Keyan Mosque has two halls for nocturnal prayers for the spring and winter season. Its eastern arch is made of stone. The ornamental works on ceiling and its brick work are the architectural characteristics of this mosque.

 

Khan Jame" Mosque, Shahr-e-Kord

This mosque was constructed in the year 1270 AH and besides having various chambers it consists of a courtyard and places for nocturnal prayer during the winter and summer seasons.

Shahrak Jame" Mosque, Shahr-e-Kord

This mosque is located in the village of Shahrak, east of Shahr-e-Kord. This mosque has an interesting place for nocturnal prayers in the winter season. It was constructed by thick square bricks and its structure was professionally firm and rigid. This monument dates back to 27th Moharram 1353 AH. This mosque was probably ruined at the time of the Mongol invasion to Iran, but fortunately was reconstructed by Moheb Ali Beik, the famed commander of Nader Shah.  

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