Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque - Iran Tourist Attractions
The Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, built between 1602 and 1619 in Isfahan by Shah Abbas I, is renowned for its stunning architecture and intricate tile work. Its dome is particularly notable for its cream-colored arabesques and floral designs in black and blue, accented with classic Safavid turquoise and sapphire. The mosque’s interior is adorned with high-quality turquoise blue tile mosaics and features intricate calligraphic and miniature-style motifs. Unique for its lack of a courtyard or minaret, it was intended for private use by the king and his close associates. The mosque is celebrated for its exquisite mural mosaics, rich materials, and harmonious colors, making it a masterpiece of Persian architectural and artistic expression.