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Old Mosques, Golestan

Old Mosques, Golestan

Golshan Mosque, Gorgan 

 This mosque is near Gorgan Square. The original building of this mosque is related to the Safavid period. It was repaired at the Qajar era. Currently a new mosque has taken the place of the ancient one but the southern porch is still of the old construction. 

 

Gorgan Jame' Mosque, Gorgan 

 The original structure of this mosque is located in the "Na'l Bandan" locality of the city. Most probably, the construction of which coincides with that of the brick minaret of Saljukian period. It was expanded, ornamented and renovated later. The mosque covers an area of 1,600 sq.m. and comprises of a large courtyard, eastern and western porches, nocturnal areas, north and south facing entrances, minarets of the Saljuqian era, epigraphs, cuneiform inscriptions worked on brick and adornments of brick are some of the historical affects noted on the premises. Besides which there is the carved wooden pulpit, and engraved decrees of the Safavid and Afshar eras. The ancient engraved door of the mosque, together with some archaic epigraphs, and endowment documents are currently in the museum. These are the remnants of the Safavid and Qajar period.

Imam Hassan Asgari Mosque, Gorgan 

 This new mosque is situated in Gorgan city and is devoid of any artistic and historical aspects. There is a relatively old "Qadamgah" near the mosque.

 

Other Old Mosques, Golestan 

  The other old mosques of Golestan province are: Karimishan Mosque and School in Bandar Turkaman and the Sardar and Darolshafa Schools in Gorgan. Page Contents

Old Mosques, Golestan

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