Another interesting relic of the Saljuqi period is the Chehel Dokhtar Minaret in Esfahan. The same is adorned with brick work and ‘kufi’ inscriptions. This Minaret was constructed in the year 501 AH. by ‘Abol Fath Nahuji’ during the reign of Soltan Mohammad Ebne Malek Shah Saljuqi.
Isfahan, historically also rendered in English as Ispahan, Sepahan, Esfahan or Hispahan, is the capital of Isfahan Province in Iran, located about 340 kilometres (211 miles) south of Tehran.Isfahan is the second most populous metropolitan area in Iran after Tehran. The counties of Isfahan, Borkhar, Najafabad, Khomeynishahr, Shahinshahr, Mobarakeh, Falavarjan, Tiran o Karvan, Lenjan and Jay all constitute the metropolitan city of ...read more about Isfahan
Ali Mosque Minaret – Isfahan
This minaret is located in the ancient square of Esfahan near the Ali Mosque, and is a construction of the 6th century AH. The same displays fine brickwork and inscriptions in the 'kufi' script.
Qar Minaret – Isfahan
This round, cylindrically shaped brick minaret has been constructed on an octagonal base and its stone foundation comprises of sand, grit, limestone and ash.The foundation is 4.8 m in height, and the girth of the minaret at its base and top are ...
Saro Taqy Mosque – Isfahan
Other mosques in Esfahan province are as follows: The mosque and minarets of the Barsian Village, Seen Mosque, Kaj and Dashti Mosque, Qotbiyeh Mosque, Zolfiqar, Dar-e-Joobareh, Aziran, Jarchi, Baq-e-Haji, Aqa Noor Mosque, Mesri, Hakim, Haji ...
Naqsh-e Jahan Square – Isfahan
Naghsh-e-Jahan Square is a huge rectangular square in Isfahan, Iran, which is surrounded by monuments from Safavid period. Naghsh-e-Jahan Square was built during the reign of Safavid Shah Abbas. There are other historical monuments in the square ...
Imamzadeh Ahmad – Isfahan
This Imamzadeh comprises of a mausoleum and porches to the south and west. There is a black slab in one piece to the length of 3 m. fixed at the entrance and below the wooden latticed worked window. This black stone was apparently an idol in ...
Imamzadeh Esmaeil – Isfahan
The said Imamzadeh is located alongside the ancient Shaaya mosque. This structure comprises of an entrance, porch, courtyard and a beautiful large brick dome. It is a fine example of architecture and adornments of the Saljuqi era.
Giyoork Church, Jolfa – Isfahan
This is another church in this vicinity, which displays interesting aspects and is also known as the Qarib Church. Colossal, religious slabs of stone from the 'Ooch Church' are safe guarded here.
Hakim Mosque – Isfahan
Hakim Mosque in Isfahan is located at the end of dyers bazaar and was built in Shah Abbas II time by his physician, Hakim Mohammad Davoud, in remains of Jurjir Jameh Deilami Mosque or Saheb al-Zaman Ismail Ibn Ibad Mosque from the fourth Hijri ...