Atigh Jame’ Mosque

Atigh Jame’ Mosque Mosques

The Ancient Jameh Atigh Mosque in Shiraz is the oldest and an ancient mosque dating from 894 and represents Shiraz’s oldest Islamic Structure though most of what you see is from the late Safavid period onwards .When you walking through the southeastern back of the entrance to the Shah Cheragh Courtyard and turning right after about 50 meter leads to the Ancient Jameh Atigh Mosque .The building of Jame’ Mosque had been vastly damaged due to an earthquake and renovated during the rule of Safavid and Qajarid dynasties.

Within the courtyard of this mosque, a cubic building has been constructed. The inscriptions of this building have been written during the rule of Sheikh Abu Es’haq Injou. The building of the mosque is so high. It has some chambers and naves and some of its parts have two floors. The mosque has six entrances and exits; one in the north side, one in the south side, two doors in the west side, and two ones in the east side. The turreted Khodakhaneh section is perhaps it’s most interesting and intricate feature.

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