The great Jameh mosque of Yazd

Aging back to 12th century, this mosque is built on the ruins of a Sassanid era fire temple, the building is a masterpiece in its own era and style. The inscriptions on the entrance, which is 24 meters high, are in Kufic and Thuluth calligraphy hands on Persian blue mo’arraq tiles. The Jame Mosque has two 52-meter minarets, considered the tallest in Iran. These minarets were added to the mosque in the Safavid era (1501-1736) and are covered in exquisite tiles.

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